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An introduction to a new edition of James Rorty’s classic 1934 book Our Master’s Voice. The book presents a coherent and original theory of advertising. Its main tenet holds that the ad business can only be understood within the totality of the country’s economy and culture. The alternative—to treat the business of publicity as a “ca…[Read more]
Art Style | Art & Culture International Magazine is an open access, biannual, and peer-reviewed online magazine that aims to bundle cultural diversity. All values of cultures are shown in their varieties of art. Beyond the importance of the medium, form, and context in which art takes its characteristics, we also consider the significance of…[Read more]
Barbara Burman and Ariane Fennetaux, The Pocket: A Hidden History of Women’s Lives, 1660-1900, Yale University Press, London, England, 2020, Appendix: Pockets in the Old Bailey, Notes, Archives, Bibliography, Index, Picture Credits, 161 Colour Illustrations, 264 pages, Softback, £19.99.
Oscar Perea-Rodriguez deposited Esbozos sobre la evolución y el futuro de un pionero de las humanidades digitales hispánicas: el proyecto PhiloBiblon in the group Cultural Studies on Humanities Commons 3 weeks ago
El presente artículo es un sucinto repaso del devenir histórico y tecnológico de PhiloBiblon, uno de los proyectos pioneros en las Humanidades Digitales aplicadas al estudio de las fuentes primarias de las literaturas hispánicas e ibéricas escritas durante la Edad Media y el Renacimiento. La historia del proyecto tiene como hilo conductor las dife…[Read more]
It took Pedro Costa four feature films to get to “Horse Money” (“Cavalo Dinheiro”, 2014). In Down to Earth (Casa de Lava, 1994), a Portuguese nurse accompanies an immigrant worker in coma from Lisbon to his homeland, the Cape Verdean island of Fogo. “Bones” (“Ossos”, 1997), In “Vanda’s Room” (“No Quarto da Vanda”, 2000), and “Colossal Youth” (“Ju…[Read more]
Derek Johnston deposited And the BBC Created Hammer”: Examining the Interdependence of Public Service Broadcaster and Exploitation Film-maker in the group Cultural Studies on Humanities Commons 3 weeks, 4 days ago
This paper examines the early connections between BBC radio and television and the Hammer / Exclusive film companies.
Derek Johnston deposited Sadists and Readers of Horror Comics: : The BBC, ‘Nineteen-Eighty-Four’ and the British Horror Comics Campaign in the group Cultural Studies on Humanities Commons 3 weeks, 4 days ago
This paper examines the responses to the 1954 BBC adaptation of Nineteen Eighty-Four, as held by the BBC Written Archives Centre, in the light of the British Horror Comics campaign of the mid-1950s.
Tiago Queimada e Silva deposited Mixed Marriages, Moorish Vices and Military Betrayals: Christian-Islamic Confluence in Count Pedro’s Book of Lineages in the group Cultural Studies on Humanities Commons 4 weeks, 1 day ago
This article deals with representations of Christian-Islamic confluence in the medieval Portuguese genealogical compilation known as Livro de Linhagens do Conde D. Pedro (Count Pedro’s Book of Lineages), assembled in the mid-fourteenth century by Count Pedro of Barcelos. Several narratives dealing with the non-military interaction of Christians a…[Read more]
This work discusses the processes of celebrating funerals among the Akan people, some Akan belief systems and modern trends that have evolved in funeral ceremonies. It also demonstrates the complexities involved in organizing the funeral from the day of death culminating into the celebration of the final funeral rite. The actual purpose of funeral…[Read more]
Die Geschichte kontinentaleuropäischer Reiseliteratur über Wales wurde erst kürzlich als Kooperation zwischen Bangor University, dem University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies und Swansea University im interdisziplinären Forschungsprojekt European Travellers to Wales, 1750-2010 beleuchtet. Dabei entstand die Datenbank Acc…[Read more]
Visitors’ books not only trace developments in modern tourism, but they also reveal changes in the socio-cultural and language attitudes of travellers from all walks of life over prolonged periods of time. This article investigates messages in visitors’ books from Wales from the mid-nineteenth century up to the present and argues for their rec…[Read more]
e popular idea, especially among the young, is that religion and spirituality are things of the old age. We generally think that spirituality is a post-retirement plan; something which has to be enjoyed with the gratuity, provident fund, and pension that you get after retirement. This is not true. Spirituality is something we need when we are…[Read more]
Hollywood films such as Pixar’s Moana (2016) and Warner Brothers’ Aquaman (2018) have drawn on the aesthetics and stories of the island cultures of Oceania to inform their narratives. In doing so, these works have both succeeded and failed to respect and engage with oceanic cultural knowledge, providing a cultural vehicle to expand com…[Read more]
Invited research presentation given at the University of Reading, 8 October 2015.
It has become a standard approach when considering screen presentations that incorporate the country house to examine them in the light of Andrew Higson’s formulation of the heritage drama, which presented an essentially conservative, depoliticised spectacle of grandeur, safely distanced from the reality of the majority of viewers. However, the c…[Read more]
The chapter argues that disciplinary memory claims in US American communication research have become smaller, more parochial, and less potent, as their underlying referent—the discipline—has splintered in the wake of the digital in the mid-1990s. For decades after its institutionalization in the 1950s, US communication research had relied on gra…[Read more]
This piece is part of APLA’s newest Speaking Justice to Power Series, which focuses on Kashmir and marks the one-year anniversary of the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A of the constitution (August 5, 2019).
Unmaking/Remaking Memory Work: Centering Community Narratives of Latinx Lived Experience One of a four person/presentation panel which locates itself within a growing social movement of new community-centered archiving and curatorial initiatives that has risen in recognition that traditionally ignored communities should have a role in how their…[Read more]
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