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February 2011, Week 4


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"Jancovich Mark Prof (FTV)" <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 23 Feb 2011 20:58:57 +0000
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All those who have applied, or are thinking of applying, to the MA and PhD programmes in FTV at UEA are invited to our next study day. See information below. If you would like to attend, please contact [log in to unmask]

Stardom and Celebrity:
In the Spotlight

Study Day
UEA School of Film and Television Studies

Monday 28th February

Morning Session Elizabeth Fry 1.01

10:00-11:15 Nationality
Su Holmes, '"Riveting and Real - a family in the raw"': (Re)visiting The Family (UK,
 1974) after Reality TV'
Rayna Denison,  "Japanese Celebrity-stars: The Role of Celebrity within
the Creation of Japanese Film"
Eylem Atakav, "Reframing La Binoche: Transnational Stardom and National

11:15-11:45 Coffee and Tea

11:45-13:00 Television
Rhys Thomas, "The Freak Incubator: Big Brother as Carnival"
Helen Warner,  "From CNN to E! News: Fashion, Celebrity and Entertainment
Elizabeth Rawitsch, "Silence Isn't Golden, Girls: The Cross-Generational
Appeal of 'America's Grandma' Betty White"

13:00-14:15 Lunch

Afternoon Session Elizabeth Fry 1.34

14:15-15:30 Technology
Pippa Parnell, 'Ashton Kutcher, movie stardom and the tweeting celebrity'.
Keith Johnston, "'It's like Avatar with Boobs': 3-D Technology and
Stereotopic Stardom"
Heather Wintle, "Following Diesel: Transmedia Stardom and the Negotiation
of Vin Diesel's Liminal Persona"

15:30-16:00 Coffee and Tea

16:00-17:00 Scandal
Shane Brown, "Scandal and Excess in Silent Hollywood: Jack Pickford - a Case
Tom Phillips, "'Think how much p***y you're going to get!': Celebrity and
Social Responsibility"
Melanie Kennedy, "When Disney Princesses Go Bad: The Mediation of Female
Teen Disney Star Scandals in the News"

17:00 Study Day Ends

Prof. Mark Jancovich
Head of School
Film and Television Studies
University of East Anglia,
Norwich, NR4 7TJ,
United Kingdom.

Tel: 01603 592787
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