Posts Tagged "Routledge"

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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CFP Where is the Star? (Celebrity Studies)

Posted on Sep 26, 2017 | 0 comments

From Martin Shingler  Where is the Star?: Special Issue of Celebrity Studies Journal (eds. Martin Shingler and Lindsay Sternberg) The Celebrity Studies Journal is planning a special issue on film stars and stardom, co-edited by Martin Shingler and Lindsay Steenberg. This will explore the current state of celebrity studies and celebrity media culture by focussing specifically on the work of film stars within this arena. Given accessible platforms such as Instagram and Twitter permitting new forms of celebrity and notoriety, to what extent do film stars remain integral to public perceptions...

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CMCS Media May 2016

Posted on May 30, 2016 | 0 comments

Media and Publication Updates Dr Samita Nandy’s review of Professor Sean Redmond’s book Celebrity and Media has been published at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/19392397.2016.1187867. We are truly proud of Redmond’s exceptional contribution to the field. In other news, CMCS Director Dr Samita Nandy was covered in Vancouver Sun Media’s 24 Hours. Read “Celebrity 101” at eedition.vancouver.24hrs.ca/epaper/viewer.aspx (May 25, 2016, pg. 13). CMCS was  also covered on Toronto’s Sun Media 24 Hours News. The full story is given...

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Media Focus: Celebrity

Posted on Apr 14, 2015 | 0 comments

From Inaugural Celebrity Studies Journal Conference & Claire Spence (Taylor & Francis Group) Routledge is very proud to present the Media Focus collection, a series of carefully selected articles examining the impact of various elements of modern culture. Part one investigates the influence, power and reach of Celebrities. In a world where Twitter, Instagram and gossip blogs instantly inform us of the whereabouts and what’s happenings of celebrities we look at the impact of Celebrity. The first element in our Media Focus collection will examine the various facets of celebrity...

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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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