Posts Tagged "Movies"

Posted on Oct 9, 2016 | 0 comments

Originally published by The Political Film Blog Not-so-female Hollywood? by Dr Samita Nandy The lack of sexual diversity in Hollywood has been a critical issue that gained wide attention among movie lovers and researchers. But, as a recent University of Southern California report shows, a real change in the industry is still required. In particular, Dr Katherine Pieper points out “raised voices and calls for change are important, but so are practical and strategic solutions based on research.” So how can we implement solutions based on research, such as the one that USC proposes? Is the...

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CFP “Performing Stardom”: New Methods in Critical Star Studies

Posted on Feb 25, 2015 | 0 comments

Call for Papers:  “Performing Stardom”: New Methods in Critical Star Studies Friday 29th May, 2015 NoRMMA (Network of Research: Movies, Magazines, Audiences), University of Kent, UK NoRMMA invites proposals for an interdisciplinary conference on non-traditional approaches to star studies research. The one-day event will be held at the University of Kent on May 29th, 2015. Confirmed keynotes: Dr Catherine Grant, University of Sussex Dr Kieran Fenby-Hulse, Bath Spa University The event will focus on ways to explore film studies research through non-traditional approaches. Examples...

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