Archive • June 2012

European TV Memories

posted June 20, 2012

European TV Memories

CALL FOR PAPERS Journal of European Television History and Culture ‘European TV Memories’ Deadline: September 6 2012 The Journal of European Television History and Culture welcomes paper proposals for its third issue dedicated to “European TV Memories” and guest-edited by Jérôme Bourdon (Tel Aviv University) and Berber Hagedoorn (Utrecht University). The journal is the first peer-reviewed multi-media e-journal

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Final EUscreen Conference

posted June 20, 2012

Final EUscreen Conference

Television Heritage and the Web 13-14 September 2012 ELTE University, Budapest, Hungary EUscreen, the best-practice network for Europe’s television heritage, has announced its third and final international conference on Television Heritage and the Web. The programme consists of two workshops, a plenary session with keynotes, and case studies. Attendance is free but online registration is

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J-Film Goes Global

posted June 18, 2012

Anime, J-horror, and Japanese personal documentary and “ethnic cinema” have gone global, and that’s in good part due to the advent of digital technology. So writes Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano in Japanese Cinema in the Digital Age, just out from the University of Hawai’i Press. The associate professor of film studies at Carleton University in Ottawa explores

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Roxy Rothafel, Begetter of American Entertainment

posted June 5, 2012

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Samuel “Roxy” Rothafel was one of the most extraordinary founders of modern American entertainment. During his life (1882-1936), he was a film exhibitor, stage producer, radio broadcaster, musical arranger, theater manager, war propagandist, and international celebrity – an influential figure of the silent era who helped to bring together film, music, and live performance. As

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