Posts made in April, 2013

Celebrating Sentient Love – A Brand New Campaign and Book

Posted by on Apr 26, 2013 in Critic's Area | 0 comments

  Dear Readers, Today, I am proud to share and support brand new campaign by international photojournalist, featured personality of documentary film The Ghosts in Our Machine (, and friend Jo-Anne McArthur – celebrating sentient love and meaningful practices of care and bonding! Please view and share the campaign and book preview. Hope this finds you well and empowered! Stay tuned for my upcoming posts on the film Women on Top, photo and fashion in Vogue India, Building Bridges Association of Canada, and a workshop on love, intimacy, and sexuality!...

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Celebrity Activism

Posted by on Apr 26, 2013 in Critic's Area | 2 comments

Forwarded by Dr Jo Littler at City University, London and Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association: Do you care what celebrities say? Do they influence your behaviour or opinions in any way? I am a PhD student at King’s College London writing a research project on the power of celebrity to influence and govern public behaviour around particular issues. We are looking for volunteers to participate in a survey about celebrity activism and its influence on your understanding. This research will help develop an understanding of the power celebrities may hold to govern the way...

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The Sporting Body and Stardom: Rugby, Nation, and Celebrity

Posted by on Apr 23, 2013 in Critic's Area | 0 comments

From the Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association The Centre for the Study of Media and Culture in Small Nations Invites you to a public seminar on: Grav, Gav and Alfie: Rugby Union and Celebrity at the Centre of a Small Nation Dr John Harris (Glasgow Caledonian University) Wednesday, 1 May at 4-5pm Zen Room (CB403), The ATRiuM, University of South Wales, Cardiff CF24 2FN Abstract: This presentation will look at the cultural politics of sporting celebrity and the role of rugby union within contemporary Wales. Rugby is, of course, the national sport and many of its leading...

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Fans Celebrating Each Other

Posted by on Apr 18, 2013 in Critic's Area | 1 comment


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The Birth of Chaplin’s Little Tramp: A 100th Anniversar​y Celebratio​n

Posted by on Apr 12, 2013 in Critic's Area | 0 comments

From Popular Culture & American Culture Associations CALL FOR PAPERS The Birth of Chaplin’s Little Tramp: A 100th Anniversary Celebration June 26, 27& 28, 2014 Cineteca di Bologna, Bologna, ITALY Conference Website: TBA Statement of Intent: This 100th anniversary celebration of Charlie Chaplin’s iconic persona, the Little Tramp, or as he himself named him, the Little Fellow, will be an event geared towards the public first and film scholars and aficionados second and third. We wish to invite abstracts/proposals from speakers who can accommodate this audience effectively, i.e.,...

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