Posts Tagged "Samita Nandy"

East Side Institute – A conversation with Dr. Samita Nandy (May 22, 2018)

Posted on Apr 17, 2018 | 0 comments

A conversation with Dr. Samita Nandy Hosted by the East Side Institute Tuesday, May 22, 7-8:30pm 119 West 23rd Street, Suite 902 (between 6th and 7th Avenues) RSVP to mfridley@eastsideinstitute.org by May 20 Space is limited so RSVPs are...

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Mapping Media Scholars in the Art of Journalism

Posted on Nov 8, 2016 | 0 comments

Mapping Media Scholars in the Art of Journalism Special thanks to Christine Bode for sharing Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) interview with Kofi Forson at https://scullylovepromo.com/2016/11/06/mapping-media-scholars-in-the-art-of-journalism. Cross-posted: https://samitanandy.wordpress.com/2016/11/07/mapping-media-scholars-in-the-art-of-journalism/ Kofi Forson is a writer, poet and playwright living in NYC. His current blog is Black Cocteau, a mixture of philosophy and art in modern culture. His previously written articles include “Artistry and Celebrity: An Interview with...

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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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Fame in Hollywood North by Dr Samita Nandy – Hollywood North Magazine

Posted on Sep 22, 2016 | 0 comments

Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) Director Dr Samita Nandy’s book Fame in Hollywood North has been covered in Hollywood North Magazine in September 2016. Read coverage of the Canada’s first book on celebrity culture here: http://hnmag.ca/announcements/samita-nandys-book-covers-canadian-film-industry/. Special thanks to writer Nick...

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Interview on Donald Trump

Posted on Jun 1, 2016 | 0 comments

Would Donald Trump or a similar celebrity candidate could ever have as much success in Britain? Luke Terry interviews Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) scholars for his postgraduate research at City University in UK. Canada’s City TV interviews CMCS Director Dr Samita Nandy for further views on Donald Trump’s inauguration as President. Here are our views: “I do not believe a celebrity candidate would have similar success in the UK as there is less integration between celebrity and political spheres. While it must be recognised that a certain amount of...

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