Monthly Archive: November 2020

SPECIAL ISSUE | Dancing War Machines: An Analysis of Performance in the Musical Film West Side Story

Download PDF version Musical films are a favourite among viewers since their emergence in 1927 (Chilton 2020) tied to the arrival of the “talkies” and the consequent possibility of including sound within what were, until then, silent films. Their popularity...

Transcendent Tragedy: Prestige Television and the Anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s Assassination

Download PDF version After more than fifty years, John F. Kennedy’s assassination continues to impact television programming. In its time, the devastating campaign stop in Dallas, Texas, forever changed Americans’ relationship with televised news. Since then, countless small-screen dramatizations, documentaries,...

SPECIAL ISSUE | Afro-Caribbean Women Reclaiming their Bodies and Sexuality: Nicki Minaj and Cardi B’s Ambivalent Self-Portrayals

  Author: Macarena Martín Martínez University of Sevilla Download PDF version Existing scholarship on the cultural representation of the Black female body has primarily focused on the dominant stereotypes imposed upon it (Bennett and Dickerson 2001, 4), rather than its self-representation....

PopMeC CFP: New Fictional Formats & Age-Old Narratives: Understanding Creative Modes of Popular Culture in the Digital Age

Download PDF version Deadline extended to March 14, 2021 Constant transformation has been the norm in the new digital media environment since its inception. During the 2020 health crisis, the impact of this ever-changing digital world in our daily lives...

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