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

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 attending MeCCSA in January

Peter Lang will be attending MeCCSA this January, and Lucy Melville, Publishing Director, would be delighted to hear from scholars looking to place their work in one of our series, or as standalone monographs and collected editions. She is now coordinating appointments and would be glad to hear from you. Alternatively, please come by the … Continue reading

Out of Time author Alec Charles interviewed about Dr Who

As the new series of Dr Who gets underway, Alec Charles has been interviewed by BBC Radio Merseyside about his book Out of Time: The Deaths and Resurrections of Dr Who. The interview is available here, at 1:55. Alec was also interviewed by Cheshire Today – please click here to read the article. Doctor Who … Continue reading

Book launch: Death and Desire in Car Crash Culture

Death and Desire in Car Crash Culture: A Century of Romantic Futurisms by Ricarda Vidal will be launched at 6pm on Monday 28th October at the Department of German, King’s College London.

European Network for Cinema and Media Studies (NECS)

We are pleased to announce that Peter Lang will be attending the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies (NECS) conference in Prague, 20-22 June 2013. Please visit us at our stand to see our latest publications in Film and Media Studies. For more information, or to arrange an appointment, please contact us at oxford@peterlang.com.

Interactivity

In an exciting new title for Peter Lang Oxford Alec Charles analyses the impact of interactive media on contemporary politics and society. From the Arab Spring to the British summer riots of 2011, from the War on Terror to The X Factor, from social networking sites to online electioneering the influence of new media technology is clear to see. … Continue reading

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