[csaa-forum] Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) - Media and Research Updates

Dr Samita Nandy samitanandy at gmail.com
Mon Aug 29 11:48:07 ACST 2016

Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) Board member Dr Anita Krajnc
has been covered in Washington Post, Guardian, CTV, CBC, and Globe and Mail
among more international media channels for her ground-breaking work
against speciesism.  As part of CMCS media outreach, Board member Dr Louis
Massey wrote a critical letter on social change that has been published in
the National Post *as well**.*

On the occasion of our 3rd anniversary, we are pleased to release the
33rd edition
of CMCS newsletter. Please share with faculty and students interested
in celebrity culture, media outreach, and social issues.

Highlights of the newsletter include:

·         *Call for Papers: Liminal Celebrity and Small Nations – Special
Issue of Celebrity Studies (Barry King and *Damion Sturm)

·         CFP: Online, Offline and Transcultural Spaces in
Australian Fandom (Celia Lam and Jackie Raphael)

·         Celebrity Chat – Call for Season 2 Films and Videos (Jackie

·         CMCS Media Coverage and Professional Opportunities (Anita Krajnc
and Louis Massey)

You may now access the newsletter for printing or review here:
http://eepurl.com/cdegWj  <https://t.co/Kz6nKQf9IP>

If you would like to subscribe, join or share research updates with our
growing research community, contact info at cmc-centre.com  or visit our
website www.cmc-centre.com

The Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) is an international
organization and research network that helps coordinating academic research
and media commentaries on celebrity culture. CMCS carries a pedagogical
philosophy that inspires integration of research and media skills training
in academic and public discourses of fame.  The centre believes in
intellectual, aesthetic, and ethical values of bridging gaps in higher
education and media. With this view, CMCS facilitates research,
publications, creative productions, and media commentaries to restore
artistic and ethical acts for social change.


*Dr Samita Nandy*Director, Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS)
Author, *Fame in Hollywood North*. Toronto: WaterHill Publishing
PhD Curtin University, Australia (Media / Celebrity)
MA and BA York University, Canada (Communication)
URL <samitanandy at gmail.com>: www.samitanandy.com | Twitter @famecritic
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