Peter Lang at BAFTSS
Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to be attending the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies (BAFTSS) conference at the University of Reading on Thursday 14 April and Friday 15 April. Please plan to come by our bookstand to see our latest publications and speak with Senior Commissioning Editor Dr Laurel Plapp about your current research. To schedule appointments with her ahead of time, please email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A selection of Peter Lang titles will be available for purchase at a 30% discount at the conference, including the following publications:
Shortlisted for the BAFTSS Best Book Award
The American President in Film and Television: Myth, Politics and Representation
By Gregory Frame
Why are US presidents everywhere on screen? This book sheds new light on fictional representations of the American president in film and TV from the early 1990s to the present. The influence of changes in American politics and society – including 9/11, the economic crisis, and the election of the first African American president – are explored.
For more information: http://www.peterlang.com?430951. Hardback. Discount price: £42.00
Mothers on Mothers: Maternal Readings of Popular Television
By Rebecca Feasey
From Supernanny to Gilmore Girls, from Katie Price to Holly Willoughby, a wide range of examples of mothers and motherhood appear on television today. Drawing on questionnaires completed by mothers across the UK, this book sheds new light on the diverse ways in which mothers make sense of popular representations of motherhood on television.
For more information: http://www.peterlang.com?431826. Hardback. Discount price: £38.00
Korean Screen Cultures: Interrogating Cinema, TV, Music and Online Games
Edited by Andrew David Jackson and Colette Balmain
The ‘Korean Wave’, or Hallyu phenomenon, has brought South Korean popular culture to the global population, but North Korean culture has often been overlooked. Korean Screen Cultures sets out to redress this imbalance with a broad selection of essays spanning both North and South, including essays on K-pop, television dramas, film and online games.
For more information: http://www.peterlang.com?431822. Paperback. Discount price: £31.00
The Paradigm Case: The Cinema of Hitchcock and the Contemporary Visual Arts
By Bernard McCarron
With the migration of cinema into the art gallery, artists have been increasingly turning to Alfred Hitchcock’s classic films for inspiration. Focusing on the work of five artist-filmmakers, this book considers how Hitchcockian images, sequences and iconography are reconfigured and reimagined for the art gallery.
For more information: http://www.peterlang.com?431870. Paperback. Discount price: £33.00