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  • Media Screen Round-up August 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. We highlight a group of ten articles published in the journal Diplomatic History which discuss Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s 18-hour documentary, The Vietnam War. Plenty of viewing and reading […]

  • Media Screen Round-up June & July 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 summer highlights focus on sports and the cult of the body: More than Munich 1972: Media, Emotions, and the Body in TV Broadcast of the 20th Summer Olympics Exercise […]

  • Media Screen Round-up May 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. In this May issue we celebrate the centenary anniversary of women being able to vote by highlighting a few resources by or about women: Neo-Victorianism on Screen : Postfeminism and Contemporary […]

  • 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 January 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 highlights include Teaching History with Newsreels and Public Service Shorts, A musician for an occasion: Britten, compositeur engagé, Finding a Niche? Challenger Parties and Issue Emphasis in […]

  • 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 […]