Frames: New online Cinema Journal

The inaugural issue of Frames Cinema Journal run by the Film Dept at The University of St Andrews has been launched this week.

Each edition of Frames seeks to bring together original scholarship from a range of disciplines that not only benefits the field of film studies but also encourages an on-going discourse among academics from around the world. Contributors are offered the opportunity to publish their work in a twice annual journal and with each issue a carefully-selected topic will be under discussion, accompanied by book reviews. Frames holds a commitment to interrogating and challenging the boundaries of the discipline, and we will be accommodating work that critically reassesses and creatively enacts what it means to study moving images today. Frames aims to be  a space for cutting edge research and for an intelligent discussion among those that are interested in film, film history and film theory.

Find the first issue here…

http://framescinemajournal.com/

Published by kirstyfairclough

Kirsty Fairclough is Associate Dean: Research and Innovation in the School of Arts and Media at the University of Salford, UK and Chair of the University Women’s Voice Network. She has published widely on popular culture and am the co-editor of The Music Documentary: Acid Rock to Electropop (Routledge), The Arena Concert: Music, Media and Mass Entertainment (Bloomsbury) and Music/Video: Forms, Aesthetics, Media. New York, (Bloomsbury) and author of the forthcoming Beyoncé: Celebrity Feminism and Popular Culture (I.B Tauris) and co-author of American Cinema: A Contemporary Introduction (Palgrave). Her work has been published in Senses of Cinema, Feminist Media Studies, SERIES and Celebrity Studies journals and she has made several television and radio appearances. Kirsty has lectured internationally on popular culture, feminism and representations of women most notably at The Royal College of Music, Stockholm, The University of Copenhagen, Second City, Chicago, Columbia College Chicago, Middle Tennessee State University, Unisinos Brazil and Bucknell University, Pennsylvania. She has significant experience in international partnership development, particularly in North America and developed the Salford Popular Culture Conference series with international partner universities, including I’ll See You Again in 25 Years, Twin Peaks and Generations of Cult Television: A Two Day International Conference (University of Salford, May 2015) and Mad Men: The Conference (Middle Tennessee State University, May 2016) and Purple Reign: An interdisciplinary conference on the life and legacy of Prince, a three day international academic conference hosted by the School of Arts and Media, University of Salford, UK and the Department of Recording Industry, Middle Tennessee State University, USA.

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