Posts Tagged "performance"

CFP Bridging Gaps: Where is the Persona in Celebrity and Journalism? (NYC 2015)

Posted on May 12, 2015 | 0 comments

Bridging Gaps: Where is the Persona in Celebrity and Journalism? The Terrace Club 25 W. 51st St. (Off Fifth Ave.) New York, NY  September 2-3, 2015 In tabloid journalism and in social media, gossip, rumors and scandals about celebrities develop intimacy among fans. Such gossip and rumour mongering serves a purpose in society: to build a common moral ground on the backs of celebrity lives. However what about the celebrities themselves whose emotional lives are consumed by us? The production, circulation and reception of these celebrities then negate the democratic role of journalism in...

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David Bowie: Critical Perspectives (2015)

Posted on Apr 8, 2015 | 0 comments

DAVID BOWIE: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES Edited by Eoin Devereux, Aileen Dillane and Martin J. Power.  Published by Routledge.  David Bowie: Critical Perspectives examines in detail the many layers of one of the most intriguing and influential icons in popular culture. This interdisciplinary book brings together established and emerging scholars from a wide variety of backgrounds, including musicology, sociology, art history, literary theory, philosophy, politics, film studies and media studies. Bowie’s complexity as a singer, songwriter, producer, performer, actor and artist demands that any...

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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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