Category Archives: film

Details and contents for the inaugural issue of the Journal of Urban Cultural Studies

The inaugural issue of the new Journal of Urban Cultural Studies is getting close. Above is the flyer with the details of the contents for issue 1.1. The flyer and the blog for the journal can be found here. Alongside … Continue reading

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A comprehensive list of data sources and services

Via Rob Kitchin on Twitter, the Visualising Data blog has an entry that is described as ‘A big collection of sites and services for accessing data‘. The post contains a comprehensive list of the data sources, and analysis tools, that … Continue reading

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A new book on Cultural Policy

A new book on Cultural Policy: Management, Value and Modernity in the Creative Industries, by Dave O’Brien, has just been published by Routledge. It looks like a really detailed engagement with cultural policy in a range if settings. And there … Continue reading

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Zombies in the Academy: Living Death in Higher Education

Zombies in the Academy: Living Death in Higher Education edited by Andrew Whelan, Ruth Walker and Christopher Moore has just been published by Intellect. Here is the publishers page. And the paperback is available at a reasonable price from the … Continue reading

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The Schizo-pathology of celebrity

Using the celebrity/actor Danny Dyer as a case study alongside some academic work by Kerry Ferris, my colleague David Hill offers some thoughts on the schizo-pathology of celebrity.

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Matthew K Gold’s Debates in the Digital Humanities reviewed by Rebecca Kahn

Rebecca Kahn reviews Matthew K Gold’s Debates in the Digital Humanities for Information, Communication & Society.

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Another open access piece added: the sociological imagination as popular culture

Following my previous post on Mad Men and sociology, I’ve just added a link to the following chapter to the open access materials section: Beer, D. & Burrows, R. (2010) ‘The sociological imagination as popular culture’, in, Burnett, J., Jeffers, … Continue reading

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