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Jacqueline Strayer
"Maximizing Your Personal Brand"
Saturday, August 31, New York City


We are excited to announce that NYU and Columbia University-based faculty and public speaker Jacqueline Strayer will offer an exclusive interactive session called “Maximizing Your Personal Brand” at the 8th CMCS conference in New York (August 29-September 1) – not to be missed.

The session will be followed by our Bridging Gaps media panel “Scholars as Critics” with Andrew Zolides, Basuli Deb, Alex Symons, and Jacque Lynn Foltyn on Saturday, August 31. Thanks to Hannah Yelin for joining us for Q & A over live video. Special thanks to Kiera Obbard for supporting the event.

For the 4-day program schedule and location of our 6th-anniversary event, visit or e-mail for guest inquiries - limited spaces left at the conference.

Till then, check out Celebrity Studies Call for Papers (special edition) on Keanu Reeves Thanks to Renee Middlemost for sharing the CFP with us.

Also, join and check out our special moments on Instagram (cmcs_media) and YouTube 

Do you have urgent issues or research to share with journalists and scholars in media and celebrity studies? Drop us a line at or tag us on Twitter - we’ll be happy to support. For more information on events and Call for Papers, visit our blog and Twitter @celeb_studies.

We look forward to seeing you in New York City soon! 
My best,

Samita Nandy @famecritic

Acknowledgments for CMCS newsletter and social media:




Celebrity Studies 

Becoming Brands: Celebrity, Activism 
and Politics

Building Bridges in Celebrity Studies 

Celebrity & The Media

A Companion to Celebrity

Persona Studies: An Introduction

Personas and Places

Fame in Hollywood North 

Popular Culture & the Intellectual

Bridging Gaps: Higher Education, Media and Society


Teaching Compassion

Media Experts

Prof. P. David Marshall

Dr Anita Krajnc
Dr Louis Massey 
Dr Samita Nandy
Dr. Basuli Deb

Dr Jackie Raphael 

Dr Celia Lam 
Dr Ian Dixon
Dr Jacque L. Foltyn
 Douglas Machado
Dr Mira Moshe
 Hilary Wheaton
Shannon Skinner

Sutikshya Mallick

Founder & Director

 Samita Nandy 

Advisory Board

Dr Anita Krajnc
Dr Samita Nandy
Dr Jackie Raphael 
Dr Celia Lam
Dr William Huddy
Dr Frank Wilson
Dr Nicole Bojko
Dr Basuli Deb
Dr Hilary Wheaton
Dr Mira Moshe
Dr Yaya Mori

Editorial Board

Dr Robert Caine
Dr Hilary Wheaton
Dr Jarret Ruminski
Dr Will Visconti 

Kiera Obbard
Georgia Hertz
Christine Bode
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