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July 2015

Leicester: In the world but not of it: Keep Calm and Carry On

July 28, 2015 @ 10:00 am - July 30, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Conference Centre, College Court, University of Leicester
Leicester, LE2 3TQ United Kingdom
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Fandom and Religion is an international, interdisciplinary conference. The Conference will explore interactions between religion and popular culture. How does fandom work? What is happening to fans as they express their enthusiasms and allegiances? Has fandom replaced or become a form of religion? What can the study of religion learn from explorations of fandom? I'm giving a talk on "In the World but not of it: Keep Calm and Carry On", mixing the popularity of the Keep Calm and Carry On…

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June 2016

[MANCHESTER] Keep Calm and Carry On: Visualising The People’s War in Posters

June 29, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Righton Building, MMU United Kingdom + Google Map
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As part of the Visual Culture Research Group at MMU, I, and another colleague, will be giving informal 20 minute presentations based on works in progress + 20+ mins for Q&A. My abstract is: In 2016, the tourist gift shops are full of mugs, aprons, bags with the slogan ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’, or one of its many subverted versions. The poster was part of a series designed in 1939 for the Second World War, but came to prominence…

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January 2017

[MANCHESTER] Keep Calm and Carry On: Visualising The People’s War in Posters

January 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sandra Burslem 3.01, Manchester Metropolitan University, Lower Ormond St
Manchester, M15 6BH United Kingdom
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As part of the Marketing, Operations and Digital Business Research Group at MMU, I, and another colleague, Javier Lloveras, will be giving informal insights into our current work. I will be talking about a publication in planning, drawn from my PhD. My abstract is: In 2017, the tourist gift shops continue to be full of mugs, aprons, bags with the slogan ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’, or one of its many subverted versions. The poster was part of a series designed in…

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