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Film Stardom and Celebrity Culture

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 7
Module lead
Michael Williams
Academic year

Module overview

The module explores issues of stardom and media celebrity in relation to debates on persona, performance, iconography, consumerism and capitalism, as well as issues of gender, sexuality and ethnicity. The emphasis will be on historical and industrial context throughout, highlighting within each case study and through the module as a whole, the ways in which stars and celebrities are interrelated to their media industrial and hisotrical context.