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Returning to the Page: Visualising Design and Desire in Fan Magazines

We are very exited about our upcoming conference and exhibition which will take place online from the 8-13th February 2021. While it was disappointing to have to postpone the exhibition from May 2020, it has given us the opportunity to organise a related conference. We are especially delighted that Sally Stein will be our keynote. Please see the CFP below…

CfP for HoMER Conference 2020

We are very pleased to be able to share, unfortunately a little belatedly, the CfP for the History of Moviegoing, Exhibition and Reception (HoMER) Network’s 2020 conference. This exciting event will take place in Dublin from the 25th to the 27th of May 2020. The deadline for proposals has been extended until the 29th of November, so there’s still time…

The National Lottery Heritage Fund supported Doncaster 1914-1918 Project

Dave, one of the speakers at our ‘Digitizing The War Illustrated’ launch, has kindly sent a link to the wonderful Museum Crush website: https://museumcrush.org/ Among the blog posts on various aspects of museums, we were especially struck by a blog post connected to the Museum of Doncaster. This was about Freda Hooper, a child entertainer and fundraiser during World War…

Tea Dance Launch Summary

I thought I’d mark the end of our Digitizing The War Illustrated project by writing a little about the launch of our digitized archive of this World War I era magazine. Thanks to the generosity of the National Lottery Heritage Fund, and of National Lottery players, these magazines are now available for all, for free, forever via the Internet Archive.…

Introducing… “Star Attractions: Twentieth-Century Movie Magazines and Global Fandom”!

As you may recall, kind reader, NoRMMA members Tamar Jeffers McDonald and Lies Lanckman (me!) have been working on an edited collection based on a number of papers presented at the 2015 “Turning the Page” conference, to be published with the University of Iowa Press. We’re currently finishing work on this book, and can, at this stage, reveal the cover!…