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Call for Abstracts | The Speculative Body: Race, Gender and Sexuality in the Televisual Imagination | Call ends October 15, 2018
We understand “body” in a broad sense, both encompassing but also expanding outside of the (presumed) domains of gender, race, and sexuality to question and destabilize the boundaries of both the human and the national “body”. All disciplines are welcome, but writers must anchor their analysis in a televisual story accessible to US audiences.
25 Year Study Shows Coverage of Women’s Sports on Televised News and Highlights Shows Remains Very Low
The last quarter century has seen a dramatic movement of girls and women into sports, but, according to a new study, this social change is not reflected in televised sports news and highlights shows. – “'It’s Dude Time!'
Historically, studies of performance have often been tied to star images, focusing on issues of celebrity in professional, public, and private spaces. As a result, a large body of research has explored how the star is constructed through extratextual discourses and how this off-screen persona may shape perceptions of on-screen performance. However, scholarly attention to performers has been shifting...