T.S. Eliot: Modernism, Obituary and Celebrity.
Aaron Jaffe, University of Louisville, USA.

From Hollywood to ‘heat’: J.Lo and Synergy
Alan Dodd, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

Celebrity, Banal Nationalism and the Power Elite
Alex Law, Division of Sociology, University of Abertay Dundee, Scotland, UK

You Can Blame the Editing, But You’re Still a Bitch’:
The Search for the Authentic Self in Reality TV Celebrity

Amber Watts, Radio-Television-Film at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois,USA.

Black Power, Hip-Hop and Identity:
The appeal of Tupac Shakur to oppressed people’s struggles.

Amir Saeed, Centre for Research in Media & Cultural Studies, , University of Sunderland, UK

Celebrity Politicians and the Politics in Celebrity
Andrew Calcutt, University of East London, UK.

Governing the Simulation State:
Social Implosion and the Politicization of 1970s Hollywood

Andrew Schroeder, Department of Communications, Radio-TV-Film Program, University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh, USA

Boris Johnson, performance and non-communication in mediated scandals.
Andy Ruddock, Media and Cultural Studies, Liverpool John Moores University, UK

The King of Pop v The King of Rock: On sexuality and race in the mediation of the shamanic in Jackson and Presley
C. Jason Lee, School of Culture, Media and Environment at St Martin’s Lancaster, UK

I’m Not Spartacus:
Michael Douglas as an Icon of Cuckolded White Masculinity.

Candida Yates, University of East London, UK

‘Father, why hast thou forsaken me?’ Postmodernism, desire and dissatisfaction. A case study of David Beckham’s ‘meaning’
Carlton Brick, University of Paisley, Scotland, UK

The Ethics Of Sports Celebrities: Role Models Or Ruffians?
Cheryl Weiss, University of Idaho, USA

Celebrity Agendas in News
Claire Simmons, Broadcast Journalism Field, University Of Gloucestershire, UK

Who Is Carmelo Anthony? Managing and Marketing Embodied Blackness in Late Capitalist America

David L. Andrews & Michael L. Silk, Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland, USA

Empathetic Relations: What does the Audience Consumption of Stars tell Analysts about the Nature of Suspending Disbelief.
E Anna Claydon, English Dept, Edge Hill College, UK

The Spanish Royal Family: Stories Versus History
Fernando León Solís, University of Paisley, UK

The Strange Case of the Government Plot to Murder Robert Burns
Gerard Carruthers, University of Glasgow, UK

Postfeminist fatherhood and the paternalization of the Eddie Murphy star image.
Hannah Hamad, University of East Anglia, UK.

The Articulation of Musical Star Personae in High Society (1956)
Ian Garwood, Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, University of Glasgow, UK

Living with fame: the television documentary and the pop star
Ian Goode, Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, University of Glasgow, UK

Celebrity Culture, Consumerism, and Black Girls. A womanist perspective on negotiating Sex And The City.
Jaye Williamson, Faculty of the Arts, Music and Design. Thames Valley University, UK

Queer Lives and Videotape: The Posthumous Screen Celebrity of Brandon Teena, Matthew Shepard and Aileen Wuornos
Jenny Alexander, Department of Media and Film, University of Sussex, UK

Affective audiences Fan mail and media publicity in the case of a Finnish TV-host
Kaarina Nikunen, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Tampere, Finland

Trial by Media
Kate Smith, University of Abertay, Dundee, Scotland, UK

The Not So ‘Powerless Elite’: The effectiveness of celebrity endorsements of political candidates
Kelli E. Lammie, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, USA

When Good Friends Say Goodbye: A Parasocial Breakup Study
Keren Eyal & Jonathan Cohen, Department of Communication
University of Arizona and Department of Communication University of Haifa, USA.

Publicising Private Lives: Celebrities and Image Control
Kim McNamara, Media Studies, The University of Sydney, Australia

‘Choosing Fame – Choosing a Self’: Celebrity Culture, Performing Arts Pedagogy and Female Individualisation
Kimberley Allen, Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK

Celebrity News Anchors and the Journalistic Community
Kimberly Meltzer, The Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, USA

I’m A Celebrity, Analyse Me! :
The Appeal of Celebrity Reality Television

Kirsty Fairclough, Media and Performance, University of Salford, UK

Constructions of national identity, gender hierarchy and social order in media representations of royalties
Kristina Widestedt, Department of Journalism and Media Studies (JMK), Stockholm University, Sweden

Photo Models Go West – International Photo models as local celebrities in 1960’s Finland

Laura Saarenmaa, Media Culture, University of Tampere, Finland

Movies, Modelling and Bikinis: Celebrity and Flexible Accumulation
Lee Barron, , Northumbria University, UK.

Have You Seen? Photography, Celebrity and Gossip
Linda Marchant, Photography, School of Art and Design, Nottingham Trent University, UK

The Pragmatics of Fame: Visibility, Public Memory & Celine Dion
Line Grenier, Departement de communication, Universite de Montreal, Canada.

MTV’s Cribs: Examining the Celebrity Culture of Male Athletes in the United States
Maureen Smith* & Becky Beal**
*California State University, Sacramento , **University of the Pacific, USA

The public inquisitor as media celebrity
Michael Higgins, Centre for Research in Media & Cultural Studies , University of Sunderland, UK

Celebrity, Cause and Company: Understanding the Mediating Effect of the Celebrity in Cause Related Marketing
Michael L. Maynard & Suman Mishra, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA

Kate Moss-Supermodel or Superbrand?
Michelle Gledhill, Edge Hill College of Higher Education, UK.

David Beckham, Iconicity and the Modern Male Heroic
Mick Jardine, School of Cultural Studies, University College Winchester, UK.

Beckham: How ‘Queer’ serves ‘Heterotopia’ in the dialectics of celebrity.
Momin Rahman, Sociology, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Celebrity and the War on Terror
Nathan Farrell, London South Bank University, UK.

Speaking of Diana’s Assassination: the Myth, the Inquiry and the Media
Neil Blain, University of Paisley, UK

Talking to Bowie Fans: Individualisation, Gender and the Culture Industry
Nick Stevenson, University of Nottingham, UK

Celebrating Imperfection: sport, disability and celebrity culture
P. David Howe* and Andrew Parker**, *University of Brighton, UK, ** University of Warwick, UK

Celebrity and Surveillance: How We Came to Embrace Observation
Patricia Bradley, School of Communications and Theater, Temple University, USA

From Disney to Dirrty: Christina Aguilera and The Representation of Gendered Ethnicity
Paul Watson and Diane Railton, School of Arts and Media, University of Teesside, UK

The Starnet: Changing Discourses of Popular Music Stardom
Hannu Salmi*, Kari Kallioniemi*, Kimi Kärki*, Janne Mäkelä**
*University of Turku, Finland, **University of Helsinki, Finland.

Reading Heat
Rebecca Feasey, Department of Media Communications and Cultural Studies, Bath Spa University College, UK

‘Remember, You Are Jennifer Lopez and You Are Ja’Rule’ Trying on Identity, Authenticity and Celebrity in Much Music’s Becoming
Rebecca Morrison, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada.

‘Age and Sexuality in Celebrity Culture: The Case of Helen Mirren (57)’
Sadie Wearing, Gender Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

The Mechanics of Renown: Celebrity Culture in the 19th Century.
Sara Babcox First, Department of History, University of Michigan, USA

‘Sometimes you wanna hate celebrities: Tabloid readers and celebrity coverage
Sofia Johansson, University of Westminster, UK.

Torture, Treacle, Tears and Trickery: This is Your Life (1955-65)
Su Holmes, Film Studies, University of Kent, UK

‘From Salad Dressings all Blessings Flow’: Cultural Economy, Activism, and the Celebrity Capital of Newman’s Own

Sue Collins, Department of Culture & Communication, New York University, USA

A Ragbag of Rights
Susan Fletcher, University of Central Lancashire, UK.

As Seen on TV’: Celebrity as Lifestyle Advisor
Sylvie Prasad & Helen Powell, University of East London

David Byrne’s understanding of mass media mythology.
Sytze Steenstra, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts and Culture, Universiteit Maastricht, Netherlands

Ten Years After: OJ Simpson, Celebrity Trials, And The Construction Of Crime News
Thomas Grochowski Department of English, Seton Hall University, USA

The ‘Matinee Idol’ and the ‘False Beard’ – The Problem of Acting for British Stars.
Victoria Lowe, niversity of Manchester, UK.

Aesthetic Communication and Representation in Celebrity Culture: A Sociopragmatic and Critical Approach to Popular Musical Discourse
Vincent Tao-hsun Chang, , Graduate Institute of Linguistics, National Chengchi University Taipei, Taiwan

‘Alien from our Neighborhood’ – Celebrities in the New Consumer Societies
Wieslaw Godzic, Warsaw School of Social Psychology, Institute for Communication and Culture, Poland.

VCD Killed the Film Star: The Case of Hong Kong Cinema
Wing-Fai Leung

School of Oriental and African Studies
University of London, UK


One Response

  1. This is quite an extensive list of titles. Where can one access these papers for academic purposes?

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