Posts Tagged "media"

Academic Models in Hollywood

Posted on Nov 3, 2020 | 0 comments

– By Samita Nandy (selected names are hidden for security) Academic Models in Hollywood Do fashion models need a Ph.D.? Some certainly do — especially when it comes to walking their talk, so to speak, in critical studies of fame and fashion. Gaining a practical understanding of the Hollywood industry rather than simply studying the runways can provide deep insights into academic models: academics who choose to represent their fashion in media and public relations including communication through social media. As a certified actor from the American Academy of Dramatic...

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Ed 73 Hollywood and Board News – Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS)

Posted on Jan 11, 2020 | 0 comments

From Samita Nandy Hope 2020 started well! I am pleased to announce that Elliot Pill joined the Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) editorial board. As the Director of International Development at Cardiff University (UK) and former celebrity publicist for David Beckham, his specialty in promotional culture will be insightful for media and celebrity studies. Read more: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/people/view/192014-pill-elliot Also, CBC music host George Stroumboulopoulos named CMCS board member & celebrity activist Anita Krajnc as one of the most influential...

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Book Release: Madhuri Dixit (BFI/Bloomsbury)

Posted on Apr 9, 2019 | 0 comments

Announcing the publication of Dr Nandana Bose’s new monograph Madhuri Dixit as part of the British Film Institute’s Film Stars Series, edited by Martin Shinger and Susan SmithMADHURI DIXITNandana Bose A wide-ranging account of the Indian film star Madhuri Dixit, one of the most popular actresses of Hindi cinema. Nandana Bose’s study traces Dixit’s twenty-five year career, exploring her star persona, her indelible impact on Indian popular culture, and her continuing popularity even in middle age. Nandana Bose discusses Dixit’s unusual and distinctive...

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CFP Sex and Celebrity PGR Workshop

Posted on Mar 19, 2018 | 0 comments

Expressions of Interest & Call for Papers: Sex and Celebrity Workshop Thursday 28th June 2018, University of Portsmouth Keynote Speaker: Professor John Mercer, Birmingham City University This one-day PGR Workshop seeks to interrogate the relationship between sex and celebrity – the role of sex in the construction, negotiation and perpetuation of celebrity identity. As well as academic papers and roundtable discussion, this event will also include PGR professionalization sessions. This free PGR workshop asks how sex and sexuality form, create and change our relationship to celebrity:...

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CFP: Desecrating Celebrity, Fourth International Celebrity Studies Conference

Posted on Oct 1, 2017 | 0 comments

CFP: Desecrating Celebrity, Fourth International Celebrity Studies Conference Wednesday 27th June to Friday 29th June 2018, at Sapienza University of Rome. Routledge, Celebrity Studies Journal, and Sapienza, University of Rome are pleased to announce the fourth International Celebrity Studies conference. Keynote Speakers: Lucy Bolton, Queen Mary, University of London Misha Kavka, University of Auckland Douglas Kellner, UCLA Pramod K. Nayar, University of Hyderabad Martin Shingler, University of Sunderland Deadline for individual and panel abstracts: November 6th 2017 Desecrating...

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