Posts Tagged "Ryerson University"

Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) Spring 2015 Issue

Posted on Apr 8, 2015 | 0 comments

Spring 2015 edition of Celebrity Culture and Social Inquiry published Highlights include: Full program of inaugural CMCS international conference at Ryerson University on 27-28, May 2015. Access full program here Registration of CMCS workshop “Scholars as Critics” on May 28, 2015. Deadline April 17, 2015. Select Option C here Coverage of CMCS board members in Huffington Post, Toronto Star, Chatelaine, and Flare Bibliographies research guide Celebrity and Public Persona (2015) by P. David Marshall...

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“Burn With Desire / Anti-Glamour Portraits of Women” at Ryerson Image Centre

Posted on Jan 21, 2015 | 0 comments

  Burn with Desire at the Ryerson Image Centre On view January 21 – April 5, 2015 The Ryerson Image Centre (RIC) plays with ideas of glamour and female representation in two exhibitions on view January to April 2015. Burn with Desire: Photography and Glamour offers a sweeping yet considered view of photography’s role in defining glamour since the 1920s. Approaching female identity from a different angle, Anti-Glamour: Portraits of Women seeks to challenge stereotypes, while claiming an alternative presence for women in the public sphere. Join us for the public opening reception on...

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Scholars as Critics: A Professional Development Workshop for Academics

Posted on Oct 23, 2014 | 0 comments

Scholars as Critics: A Professional Development Workshop for Academics This workshop will offer guidance and address questions on professional skills and career opportunities both inside and outside academia. In particular, the workshop will offer insights and resources for scholars to become critics and experts in media and in other public spheres.  The workshop includes basic media and public relations training and addresses how to answer questions from reporters. Key Speakers: Jennifer Polk is an academic and career coach for graduate students and PhDs. She earned her PhD in history from...

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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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