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Stardom and Celebrity:
In the Spotlight
UEA School of Film and Television Studies
Monday 28th February
Morning Session Elizabeth Fry 1.01
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
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"
Afternoon Session Elizabeth Fry 1.34
Pippa Parnell, 'Ashton Kutcher, movie stardom and the tweeting celebrity'.
Keith Johnston, "'It's like Avatar with Boobs': 3-D Technology and
Heather Wintle, "Following Diesel: Transmedia Stardom and the Negotiation
of Vin Diesel's Liminal Persona"
15:30-16:00 Coffee and Tea
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
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,
Tel: 01603 592787
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