Posts Tagged "media studies"

CFP 2015 Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) – Ryerson University, Toronto

Posted on Oct 2, 2014 | 0 comments

Bridging Gaps: Higher Education, Media and Society Call for Papers: In higher education, media studies bring critical awareness of representations and reproductions of popular personas, artefacts, processes, and practices in social, economic, and political contexts. From the perspective of cultural studies, critical discourse analysis of media productions enables scholars to go beyond observing aesthetic aspects and to understand social underpinnings of cultural productions. In a similar fashion, journalism can use investigation to educate and inform the public on the limits and...

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Doctoral Survey – Kim Kardashian: Hollywood

Posted on Sep 25, 2014 | 0 comments

In her Doctoral research, Stefania Marghitu is exploring Kim Kardashian’s brand, and how users engage with her widely successful mobile app game, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood.  She will also be discussing how the game was a popular example of what Jesper Juul calls a “casual game,” a type of gaming that is dominated by women users. Currently Stefania is conducting a short survey on user participation and engagement in the Kim Kardashian mobile app game. For the successful completion of Stefania’s critical study, please visit the following link and participate in a...

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