Posts Tagged "star studies"

CFP: Stars and Star Systems in Film, Television, Theater and Radio

Posted on Mar 22, 2018 | 0 comments

From Milan Hain (contact details and submission guidelines below) CFP: Stars and Star Systems in Film, Television, Theater and Radio Czech and Slovak Journal of Humanities vol. 9, no. 1 (Spring 2019) For the upcoming issue of Czech and Slovak Journal of Humanities, a double blind peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic, we are looking for articles exploring the theme of “Stars and Star Systems”. We invite proposals from all areas of Cinema, Television, Theater and Radio Studies as well as interdisciplinary submissions from across...

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CFP Death and Celebrity

Posted on Mar 20, 2018 | 0 comments

From Daniel Dove Call for Papers: Death and Celebrity Wednesday 6th June 2018, University of Portsmouth   Keynote Speakers: Dr Ruth Penfold-Mounce, University of York Dr Samantha Matthews, University of Bristol   ‘Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil’ (John Milton)   ‘Fame is a food that dead men eat’ (Henry Austin Dobson)   This one-day symposium seeks to interrogate the role of death in the construction, negotiation and perpetuation of celebrity identity. For the ancients, true fame was necessarily posthumous, but in modernity, too, there remains an enduring...

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CFP All About Bette: The Cultural Legacies of Bette Davis 

Posted on Mar 2, 2018 | 0 comments

All About Bette: The Cultural Legacies of Bette Davis  Northwestern University, October 5-6, 2018  Join us in a two-day conference about all things Bette Davis, from the industries that created her, to the actress herself as an industry. Davis remains emblematic of the historical era of Classical Hollywood Cinema (1929-1960), the aesthetic practices we describe as modernist, and the political practices we describe as feminist. What would it mean to read Bette Davis as modernist? How does Davis operate as a node that allows us to think about the reach of mass culture in shaping (and...

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CFP 2018 Bridging Gaps: Where is Ethical Glamour in Celebrity Culture?

Posted on Jan 7, 2018 | 0 comments

CMCS 7th International Conference  Bridging Gaps: Where is Ethical Glamour in Celebrity Culture? Lisbon, Portugal July 1 – 3, 2018 CALL FOR PAPERS The fashion modeling industry has occupied a significant area in celebrity culture. For the past forty decades, popular models, actors, authors, and athletes among many public figures have participated in photo shoots and runway shows, stylized their profile, and built their persona brand through visual and literary expressions of fashion. These expressions of fashion have played a key role in publicity and promotion of their brands. For fans,...

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CFP: Gods, Icons, and Idols: Stars from Hollywood and Beyond

Posted on Jun 1, 2016 | 0 comments

CFP: Gods, Icons, and Idols: Stars from Hollywood and Beyond An area of multiple panels for the 2016 Film & History Conference: Gods and Heretics: Figures of Power and Subversion in Film and Television October 26-October 30, 2016 The Milwaukee Hilton Milwaukee, WI (USA) DEADLINE for abstracts: July 15, 2016  Stars are like gods: Worshipped. Admired. Emulated. Since the early twentieth century, stars have been the major cinematic draw for audiences and fans alike, and are an integral part of the filmmaking process, from the formulation of scripts to production strategies. For...

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