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Author: 
Sheri Chinen Biesen
Reviewer: 
Philip Glende

Glende on Biesen, 'Film Censorship: Regulating America's Screen'

Sheri Chinen Biesen. Film Censorship: Regulating America's Screen. Short Cuts Series. London: Wallflower Press, 2018. Illustrations. vii + 163 pp. $22.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-18313-0.

Reviewed by Philip Glende (Indiana State University) Published on Jhistory (January, 2019) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

CFP: North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA), Columbus, OH (Oct. 17-19, 2019)

NAVSA 2019 (OCTOBER 17-19)

MEDIA. GENRE. THE GENERIC.

"Media, Genre, and the Generic" invites all scholars of the Victorian period: historians, literary critics, art historians, media historians, and more. Our keynote speakers will be film director Mike Leigh, whose most recent work is Peterloo (2018), and historian Priya Satia, author of Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution (2018).

Author: 
Elizabeth Groeneveld
Reviewer: 
Donna Harrington-Lueker

Harrington-Lueker on Groeneveld, 'Making Feminist Media: Third-Wave Magazines on the Cusp of the Digital Age'

Elizabeth Groeneveld. Making Feminist Media: Third-Wave Magazines on the Cusp of the Digital Age. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2015. 250 pp. $36.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-77112-120-0.

Reviewed by Donna Harrington-Lueker (Salve Regina University) Published on Jhistory (December, 2018) Commissioned by Robert A. Rabe

CFP: Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference Submission Deadline January 5

CFP: Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference

The  Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference (JJCHC), co-sponsored by the American Journalism Historians Association and the History Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, is now accepting submissions for the 2019 conference.

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