Posts Tagged "Marilyn Monroe"

CFP for Panel: “Rethinking Marilyn Monroe”

Posted on Jul 27, 2015 | 0 comments

Call for Panelists: Western Association of Women Historians, Denver, CO, May 12-14, 2016 Panel: “Rethinking Marilyn Monroe” This panel will reexamine Marilyn Monroe as a major historical and pop cultural figure. Papers should explore Monroe from new perspectives, challenging common assumptions and making us question what we think we know about this emblem of mid-century womanhood and sexuality. Topics might include resituating Monroe’s films in historical context; reconsidering her status as a postwar icon; exploring her challenges to the Hollywood system; reassessing the meaning of...

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“Burn With Desire / Anti-Glamour Portraits of Women” at Ryerson Image Centre

Posted on Jan 21, 2015 | 0 comments

  Burn with Desire at the Ryerson Image Centre On view January 21 – April 5, 2015 The Ryerson Image Centre (RIC) plays with ideas of glamour and female representation in two exhibitions on view January to April 2015. Burn with Desire: Photography and Glamour offers a sweeping yet considered view of photography’s role in defining glamour since the 1920s. Approaching female identity from a different angle, Anti-Glamour: Portraits of Women seeks to challenge stereotypes, while claiming an alternative presence for women in the public sphere. Join us for the public opening reception on...

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