Posts Tagged "superhero"

Book Release: Shah Rukh Khan and Global Bollywood (OUP)

Posted on Jan 7, 2016 | 0 comments

‘Shah Rukh Khan and Global Bollywood’ with OUP now available at: Table of Content Acknowledgements Message from Shah Rukh Khan Introduction STARDOM AND GLOBALIZED INDIA Unthinking SRK and Global Bollywood SRK, Cinema, and the Citizen: Perils of a Digital Superhero Innocent Abroad: SRK, Karan Johar, and the Indian Diasporic Romance The Don’s World: Designing the Milieu of Shah Rukh Khan Beyond Diasporic Boundaries: New Masculinities in Global Bollywood My Name Is Khan:...

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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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