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From Still to Moving Images

Posted by on Jul 27, 2018 in Blog, Critic's Area, Featured, Uncategorized | 0 comments

From Still to Moving Images

Earlier this week, I shared the driving force behind the use of still images on Instagram @fame.critic  – it’s more than an aesthetic reason. When I use photography and public hashtags to display living example of changes, it’s motivated by bearing witness @torontopigsave and visual evidence of heavily injured & consciously gas chambered non-humans and / or mechanical interventions into female reproductive organs by & for those who are entitled to produce eggs and dairy in patriarchal settings everyday.  Read...

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Fashion as a Political Act

Posted by on Jul 10, 2018 in Blog, Critic's Area, Featured, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Fashion as a Political Act

I wanted to take a moment to offer special acknowledgements to our keynotes, delegates, and higher education publishers Taylor and Francis, Intellect Books and WaterHill Publishing for sharing latest research at the conference “Bridging Gaps: Where is Ethical Glamour in Celebrity Culture?” that I sponsored in Lisbon, Portugal on July 1-4, 2018. Huge thanks to our conference committee members Nicole Bojko and Kiera Obbard for supporting all the way from US & Canada. Here are some memorable moments with our best paper prize-winners! The conference turned out to be immensely...

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In Leading a Dream Life

Posted by on Jun 11, 2018 in Blog, Critic's Area, Featured, Uncategorized | 0 comments

In Leading a Dream Life

What are the hardest things in leading a dream life? Here are my personal reflections at the start of the week: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bj4sLFhnJ9a/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=ceszo03c9kwv Hope your Monday is a fantastic one and looking forward to sharing more soon....

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From New York To Lisbon

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 in Blog, Critic's Area | 0 comments

From New York To Lisbon

Had a such a memorable journey in New York City, where I represented our worldwide Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) scholars through public appearances and personal interactions. Special thanks to actor Sonny Chatrath for inviting me to his annual film & TV event after my panel talk at the East Side Institute – will never forget the heartfelt moments while speaking on the ethical use & impact of media and persona in celebrity culture. I am currently in Lisbon and just received Celebrity Studies journal & publication info for the 7th international...

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This is My Glamour 18 – ANOKHI MEDIA

Posted by on May 13, 2018 in Blog, Critic's Area | 0 comments

This is My Glamour 18 – ANOKHI MEDIA

Samita Nandy | Special thanks ANOKHI Media If you followed my social media, you would know the huge success of the fabulous ANOKHI Media gala #thisismyglamour18 in Toronto last Sunday. The unforgettable words & images there linger in the hearts of many glamorous guests that attended. You can now see ALL my photos here: www.facebook.com/samitanandy. Which one do you like the best? Huge thanks to ANOKHI Media and media personality Raj Girn among sponsors L’Oréal and Toronto Fashion Academy for my keynote where I represented Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) research...

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Keynote and Media Opportunities

Posted by on May 3, 2018 in Blog, Critic's Area | 0 comments

Keynote and Media Opportunities

If you are in Toronto, join me at public event “This is my Glamour 18”, which will be held at the Globe and Mail Centre on May 6. I will give a keynote speech on “Glamour and Celebrity Activism”. Huge thanks to ANOKHI Media, public personality Raj Girn, media and sponsors. I will be back in New York City for a conversation on celebrity activism at the East Side Institute on May 22.  If you are in NYC, join me and the public for one-on-one meetings and conversations on activism in celebrity culture. Also, honored to be covered by first 24 hrs Iranian national television news network Press TV...

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