Posts Tagged "UK"

Women on Air Conference at City University

Posted on Apr 30, 2016 | 0 comments

Women on Air Conference  at City University From Professor Suzanne Franks May 19, 2016 10.00am – 4 pm Open to public Admission Price: Free to attend, places are limited and must be booked in advance. Sign up for this event Booking NOW for the second Women on Air Conference. Bang up-to-the-minute new figures on the number of expert women, women reporters and women presenters on flagship broadcast news will be announced; and the editors of all the main news programmes will be on a panel chaired by Professor Lis Howell. This exciting conference will look at women in UK broadcast...

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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 Symposium on Male Stars

Posted on Jan 5, 2016 | 0 comments


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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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First Comes Love: Power Couples, Celebrity Kinship and Cultural Politics

Posted on Aug 27, 2015 | 0 comments

New celebrity studies book now available from Bloomsbury Academic (discount code below): First Comes Love: Power Couples, Celebrity Kinship and Cultural Politics, eds. Shelley Cobb (Southampton) and Neil Ewen (Winchester) With the prominence of one-name couples (Brangelina, Kimye) and famous families (the Smiths, the Beckhams), it is becoming increasingly clear that celebrity is no longer an individual pursuit-if it ever was. Accordingly, First Comes Love explores celebrity kinship and the phenomenon of the power couple: those relationships where two stars come together and where their...

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