Posts Tagged "stars"

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: Special thanks to writer Nick...

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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 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 (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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“Seeing Stars: Interviews, News, and Film History”

Posted on Oct 14, 2015 | 0 comments

From Neil Ewen The School of Media and Film at the University of Winchester is hosting a lecture by Dr Mark Kermode and Professor Linda Ruth Williams on Wednesday 14th October as part of the “Inside Track” research series. “Seeing Stars: Interviews, News, and Film History” Dr Mark Kermode (Observer, BBC) and Professor Linda Ruth Williams (University of Southampton) Wednesday 14th October 2015, 6.30pm – Stripe Auditorium, University of Winchester. What can academics and film journalists gain from interviewing film makers and stars about their work? How does the...

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CFP: Heroes in Popular Culture

Posted on Apr 8, 2015 | 0 comments

CFP: “HEROES IN POPULAR CULTURE” MPCA/ACA Conference Deadline: May 15, 2015 Submit to: Papers can explore any topic relating to heroes and/or prevailing notions of heroism as they present themselves in popular culture. Topics may include, but are not limited to: -Superheroes and action stars as heroic icons -Video games and the experience of vicarious/learned heroism -Connections between violence and heroism -The gendering of heroism -Heroines in young adult fiction -Anti-heroes in media -Pop culture heroes and religion/mythology -Hero worship -Real...

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