Cultural Studies, Disability Studies, Film Studies, Media Studies

New Book Series! #Disability, #Media, #Culture #proposals welcome @BAFTSS @SCMStudies @MeCCSA2020

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new book series Disability, Media, Culture  Series Editors: Dr Alison Wilde and Dr Murray Simpson (University of Dundee) Globally today, television, film and the internet comprise the principal sources of cultural consumption and engagement. Despite this, these areas have not featured strongly in the… Continue reading New Book Series! #Disability, #Media, #Culture #proposals welcome @BAFTSS @SCMStudies @MeCCSA2020

French studies, Hispanic Studies, Linguistics, Media Studies, Open Access

New releases on Peter Lang Open @KUnlatched

We are pleased to announce the release of three new titles through our partnership with Knowledge Unlatched. All titles are available for free download from the Peter Lang website through the links below: Mothers on Mothers: Maternal Readings of Popular Television, by Rebecca Feasey     La memoria transgeneracional: Presencia y persistencia de la guerra… Continue reading New releases on Peter Lang Open @KUnlatched

Communication Studies, conference, Media Studies

Peter Lang at the Australia and New Zealand Communication Association Conference @ANZCAConference

Publishing Director Lucy Melville (l.melville@peterlang.com) is pleased to be attending the Australia and New Zealand Communication Association conference, 4-6 July 2018, in Auckland, New Zealand. The conference is titled 'Multiple Realities: Fluidity, Hybridity, and Stability in Global Communication'. Please plan to stop by our bookstand to see our latest publications in communication and media studies… Continue reading Peter Lang at the Australia and New Zealand Communication Association Conference @ANZCAConference

American Studies, Film Studies, Media Studies, Television Studies

New revised paperback edition available: The American President in Film and Television

«In the age of Trump, cinema’s relationship to politics has become more important than ever. In Frame’s brilliant book, the way presidents – real and fictional – have been portrayed on film becomes almost a playbook for the rise and conduct of the forty-fifth chief executive.» (Ian Scott, author of «American Politics in Hollywood Film»)… Continue reading New revised paperback edition available: The American President in Film and Television

Communication Studies, conference, Cultural Studies, Film Studies, Media Studies

Peter Lang at MeCCSA

Peter Lang will have a bookstand at MeCCSA on 10-12 January 2018 at London South Bank University. Please plan to come by our bookstand to see our latest publications and speak with our Publishing Director, Lucy Melville (l.melville@peterlang.com), and our Senior Commissioning Editor, Laurel Plapp (l.plapp@peterlang.com). We are also happy to schedule appointments in advance… Continue reading Peter Lang at MeCCSA

Children's literature, Cultural Studies, Film Studies, Media Studies, Television Studies

Book launch for Children’s Media and Modernity and Wallace & Gromit screening

Children’s Media and Modernity: Film, Television and Digital Games by Ewan Kirkland will be launched on Friday 20 October at 11 am at the Duke of York's Picture House in Brighton. The event will include a screening of Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit and an introduction by author Dr Kirkland. Throughout the modern… Continue reading Book launch for Children’s Media and Modernity and Wallace & Gromit screening

Film Studies, Media Studies

Children’s Media and Modernity published

Throughout the modern era the figure of the child has consistently reflected adult concerns about industrialisation, urbanisation, technology, consumerism and capitalism. Children represent a symbolic retreat from modern life, culturally aligned with fairy tales, medievalism, animals and nature. Yet children also embody the future and are often identified with the most contemporary forms of popular… Continue reading Children’s Media and Modernity published

conference, Film Studies, Media Studies

Peter Lang at the NECS-European Network for Cinema and Media Studies conference

Lucy Melville, Publishing Director at Peter Lang Oxford, will be attending the NECS-Network for Cinema and Media Studies conference at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3 between 29 June and 1 July. Lucy would be happy to meet conference attendees at the Peter Lang bookstand in the publishers' forum. A selection of our latest publications in film… Continue reading Peter Lang at the NECS-European Network for Cinema and Media Studies conference

Aesthetics, Comparative Literature, Media Studies

Series re-launch: European Connections: Studies in Comparative Literature, Intermediality and Aesthetics

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the re-launch of the series European Connections under new editorship: European Connections: Studies in Comparative Literature, Intermediality and Aesthetics   http://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/EC Series Editors: Hugues Azérad (Magdalene College, University of Cambridge) and Marion Schmid (University of Edinburgh) Editorial Board: Vincent Ferré (University Paris-Est Créteil), Robin Kirkpatrick (University of Cambridge),… Continue reading Series re-launch: European Connections: Studies in Comparative Literature, Intermediality and Aesthetics