Posts Tagged "Ryerson University"

Entertainment vs Information in Popular Culture

Posted by on Feb 18, 2016 in Critic's Area | 0 comments

A huge thanks to new readers for joining my social media. Special thanks to Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) media expert and social media manager Christine Bode for her insightful and inspiring comments on the posts always. Gratitude also goes to former CMCS seminar “Moving Forward” panelist and Ryerson University’s Sal Greco for his opinions on my latest interview in Humber News. Here’s what Sal has to say about the Jimmy Kimmel’s Show video that I mentioned in the interview: “Upon seeing the video shown on the Jimmy Kimmel Show, that...

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Beyond the Professoriate / Bridging Gaps – May 2015 Conferences

Posted by on Apr 27, 2015 in Critic's Area | 0 comments

Dear Readers, Hope the last week of April is going well for all! May is coming with two empowering conferences that are highly recommended for career development: •  Beyond the Professoriate by Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) panelist Jennifer Polk ( Online conference for PhDs 2 and 9 May, 2015 Speakers include 25 PhDs from a variety of fields including communication, marketing, public relations, social media, engineering, ethnomusicology, genetics, German and more! Explore career options, ask questions of working professionals, learn skills and connect...

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Conference & Media Workshop Ryerson U. Toronto – 10 Days Left for Submission

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Critic's Area | 0 comments

Would you like your academic research to influence ideas, people, and public policies? Do you want to learn and share on how you can harness the power of media to reach out? Are you interested in discussing multidisciplinary, ground-breaking, speculative, and controversial ideas in an open and safe environment? If you think that these questions apply to you, participate in the international conference Bridging Gaps: Media, Higher Education and Society. The conference will be held on May 27-28, 2015 at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. The details of the call are at:...

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Celebrity Culture and Social Inquiry – 7th Edition

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Critic's Area | 0 comments

On behalf of the Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) board, I am pleased to announce that the 7th edition of Celebrity Culture and Social Inquiry has been published. Highlights include: Dr Louis Massey and Dr Basuli Deb join CMCS media experts Dr Deb’s upcoming book Come, Cross the Line: Celebrity Lifestyles and Public Intellectualism CMCS board member Dr Anita Krajnc on SUN News Network and City TV Submission guideline for international conference Bridging Gaps: Media, Higher Education and Society. You may now access the newsletter for printing or review here. If you would like to...

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Bridging Gaps: Higher Education, Media and Society

Posted by on Oct 4, 2014 in Critic's Area | 0 comments

  Call for Papers In higher education, media studies bring critical awareness of representations and reproductions of popular personas, artefacts, processes, and practices in social, economic, and political contexts. From the perspective of cultural studies, critical discourse analysis of media productions enables scholars to go beyond observing aesthetic aspects and to understand social underpinnings of cultural productions. In a similar fashion, journalism can use investigation to educate and inform the public on the limits and potentials of social systems. Journalistic publications can...

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