Aging Celebrities and Ageing Fans in Popular Media Culture

Activity: Attending an eventOrganisation or participation in workshops, courses or seminars

Description

19-20 May 2016 at Department of Media Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen. - Tabloid and celebrity media’s focus on age and ageing - Representations of ageing celebrities at red carpet events - Representations of ageing in popular media narratives - The role of fandom for mature and ageing fans in online/offline fan culture - Old stories, old audiences? Audiences for revived narratives such as Sherlock Holmes film and TV franchises, Star Trek, Doctor Who, the X-Files, Twin Peaks, etc. - Gender studies in relation to ageing in celebrity culture and fan culture - Genre and ageing: the action hero, ageing in comedy, etc.
Period19. May 201620. May 2016
Event typeSeminar
LocationKøbenhavn, Denmark