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Videographic Criticism 101

July 9, 2015
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Videographic Criticism 101

Melanie Kohnen reflects on what she learned at Middlebury College's videographic criticism workshop.
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Radio Studies at SCMS 2015

March 23, 2015
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Radio Studies at SCMS 2015

Alex Russo previews the radio oriented papers, workshops, and presentations at this week's upcoming Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference in Montreal.
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Mapping Popular Music Studies: Report from IASPM-US 2015 Conference

February 25, 2015
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Mapping Popular Music Studies: Report from IASPM-US 2015 Conference

Kyle Barnett reports on last week's IASPM-US 2015 annual conference in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Of Algorithms and Audiences

November 24, 2014
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Of Algorithms and Audiences

“Desperately seeking the audience” of computational tools and digital methods for media studies research.
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Researching from within kids’ culture

November 22, 2014
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Researching from within kids’ culture

Caroline Ferris Leader explores alternative methodologies for working on children's media culture.
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Gloriously Back to Front: The Craft of Criticism Conference

May 1, 2014
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Gloriously Back to Front: The Craft of Criticism Conference

A report on the recent Craft of Criticism conference at University of Notre Dame.
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Console Your Passions: A 2014 CP Conference Report

April 18, 2014
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Console Your Passions: A 2014 CP Conference Report

This year's Console-ing Passions conference emphasized the heritage and pedigree of the organization, as well as assessed the future contours of feminist media studies as a field.
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Julie D’Acci on the Emergent Qualities of Sublimating Circuits

February 18, 2014
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Julie D’Acci on the Emergent Qualities of Sublimating Circuits

Does circulating information influence, inflect, or inhibit material relations in empirically verifiable ways? And do strategic interventions in the super-structural sphere actually promote sustainable social effects?
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Bring a Guest: Hall in the Ideological House

February 11, 2014
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Bring a Guest: Hall in the Ideological House

Memories of the late Stuart Hall.
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Change and Continuity on Saturday Night Live

October 9, 2013
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Change and Continuity on <i>Saturday Night Live</i>

Despite a rough start to the season, Saturday Night Live continues to be a fascinating case study for understanding American television.
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Breaking Bad Breakdown: Digging Down

August 19, 2013
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Breaking Bad Breakdown: Digging Down

All of the characters are digging themselves out, and deeper, after last week's confrontation.
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Deadline Extended: The Velvet Light Trap CFP: On Sound (New Directions in Sound Studies)

August 16, 2013
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Deadline Extended: <i>The Velvet Light Trap</i> CFP: On Sound (New Directions in Sound Studies)

The Editorial Board of The Velvet Light Trap has extended the deadline for its forthcoming "On Sound (New Directions in Sound Studies)" issue to September 1. In particular, VLT seeks sound-related research that addresses issues and topics in radio, television, video games, digital/new media, and other non-film media. Read on for the CFP.
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Fans and Stars and Starkids (LeakyCon Portland)

August 2, 2013
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Fans and Stars and Starkids (LeakyCon Portland)

Part 3 of a 7 part series on LeakyCon focuses on the production of fandom by the "Starkids" theater troupe as well as those fans who call themselves simply "Starkids."
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On Wearing Two Badges: Indifference and Discomfort of a Scholar Fan (LeakyCon Portland)

July 31, 2013
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On Wearing Two Badges: Indifference and Discomfort of a Scholar Fan (LeakyCon Portland)

Part 2 of a 7 part series on LeakyCon focuses on the struggles of being both an academic and a fan.
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The Cumulative Narrative of the Cumulative Narrative of Television Studies

July 23, 2013
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The Cumulative Narrative of the Cumulative Narrative of Television Studies

A reflection, upon Horace Newcomb's retirement as Director of the Peabody Awards, on his contributions to television studies.
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