Brief Reflection on Conference/Event Blogging/Social Media

I've had some interesting experiences at recent conferences (reverse chronological order, although I also wrote the most recent last)! JISC E-Learning Fair My iPhone was still awaiting repair/replacement, and as there was a £15 fee to use the wireless, I decided I'd stick with pen and paper, but when it then took quite some time to sort through the information and reproduce a blog, I'm thinking a Netbook may be the way forward other events.…

Bibliography (@ww2poster)

There are many books relevant for this study, and below you will find details of several of the key works. Further information can be found from Amazon, for which you need to click on the book title. See further titles on the project outline. A Aulich, J. & Sylvestrova, M. Political Posters in Central and Eastern Europe 1945-95 1999 B Baburina, N. The Soviet Political Poster, 1917-1980 Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1985 (Out of Print) Balfour, Michael Propaganda in…

A New Gift: Venereal Disease

OK, I know the Keep Calm and Carry On poster is a hit, but really, WHY would you want to wear this on your t-shirts! I'm giving a conference paper on health propaganda next week, most likely Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases, but VD was also another area that I researched (not personally, I hasten to add), and this is what came up when I searched for "Venereal Disease": http://www.zazzle.co.uk/venereal+disease+gifts?pg=4

Copyright for Posters

No specific authorisation has been sought from copyright owners, partly as I believe that all images are out of copyright, and are provided under fair use guidelines for educational purposes. If you wish to contradict me on this point, please contact me. If you wish to use posters for other purposes outside the fair use agreement, please contact the Imperial War Museum or The National Archives(formerly the Public Record Office), who deal specifically with this…

The Art of Persuasion: Poster Design from 1896 through 2008

Exhibition: August 25 - December 13, 2009 Exhibition Lecture: 7:00 pm on Thrusday, October 8 The Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery presents The Art of Persuasion: Poster Design from 1896 through 2008, on display from August 25th through December 13th, 2009. The Art of Persuasion surveys a century of development in the visual language of posters. Presented in three distinct thematic groups—Pleasure & Leisure, Politics & Propaganda, and Commercial Advertising, this broad selection of posters…
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