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  • Media Screen Round-up March/April 2018

    The round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Jose de Esteban. Our Spring highlights include two special issues: Science in film and the deficit model and Scotch on the Box: Television Drama in Scotland, 1952–1990. Also of interest, given the current […]

  • Media Screen Round-up February 2018

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Jose de Esteban. This month’s summary includes a diverse range of sources from The Animal in the Machine: Punishment and Pleasure in Victorian Magic Lantern Shows, Theorizing Cyber Coercion: The 2014 North Korean […]

  • Media Screen Round-up December 2017

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Jose de Esteban. We say goodbye to 2017 with these highlights: Visions and Revisions: Film/in(g) the Caribbean, The Other Jamaica: Music and the City in Jamaican Film, and a special issue of […]

  • Media Screen Round-up November 2017

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Jose de Esteban. This month’s highlights come with a feminist touch: Francesca Sobande’s Watching Me Watching You: Black Women in Britain on YouTube in European Journal of Cultural Studies 20, no. 6 […]

  • Media Screen Round-up October 2017

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Jose de Esteban. There is a special issue of The British Journal for the History of Science on Reproduction on film. And a special issue of The Journal of North African Studies […]

  • Media Screen Round-up September 2017

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Sergio Angelini. This month the selection includes fresh looks at the morality of Reality TV, WB Yeates and Film, the early influences on Lucille Ball, depictions of trauma, theatrical artifice and product […]

  • Media Screen Round-up August 2017

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Sergio Angelini. This month the selection takes in the work of celebrated directors such as Stephen Frears and Hal Ashby, Jordanian cinema, football in the work of Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Maurice Jaubert […]

  • Media Screen Round-up July 2017

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Andrew Ormsby. This month the selection takes in Vera Lynn, nostaligia in contemporary screen adaptations of Shakespeare, South Korean baseball movies, women in  prison, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, screen tests 1915-30, combat […]

  • Media Screen Round-up June 2017

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Andrew Ormsby. This month the selection takes in Dorothy Lamour, ‘My Beautiful Laundrette’, television representations of the 1992 – 1995 Bosnian War, Hindi Cinema, James Bond films and Harrison Ford’s chest hair. […]

  • Media Screen Round-up May 2017

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Andrew Ormsby. The latest issue of the European Journal of Cultural Studies explores the theme of Memory, Post-socialism and the Media , with essays on nostalgia (for the Cold War era), transnational television […]