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Aretha Franklin’s Music – In Yahoo! Entertainment

Posted by on Aug 19, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

I am pleased to update that Yahoo! Entertainment shared my thoughts on why fans are reaching for Aretha Franklin’s music more than ever – you can read here now: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/heres-scientific-reason-youre-reaching-aretha-franklin-music-right-now-172218489.html. Special thanks to Raechal Leone Shewfelt for the interview. In addition, I accepted an offer to be a co-editor of a book on glamour and fashion and finished the first draft of my feminist novel – 216 pages so far. Yeay! I thought the 2nd draft would be easy to simply update – after all,...

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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? For me, it has been narrowing down thirty years of my life to three suitcases – one belongs to my parents in spirit, my home. Read more on my Instagram. Hope your Monday is a fantastic one and looking forward to sharing more soon. Samita

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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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