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SCMS CFP: Celebrity and Illness

Posted on Aug 17, 2015 | 0 comments

SCMS 2016 CFP Sick Celebrity: Making Sense of Fame and Illness Celebrities may become iconic of specific illnesses (such as HIV/Aids or cancer) or causes of death (such as suicide or car crash). They may also become the face of illness through cinematic portrayals. Significant research has interrogated celebrity death, fan mourning, and collective memory. This panel seeks to advance research on fame, celebrity, death, and fandom by specifically addressing celebrity physical and mental illness. We welcome proposals on topics such as: –      – Cinematic representations of...

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