Search for dissertations about: "television studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 swedish dissertations containing the words television studies.

  1. 1. Oscar Night in Hollywood : Fashioning the Red-Carpet from the Roosevelt Hotel to International Media

    Author : Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén; Jan Olsson; Mary R. Desjardins; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; HUMANITIES; Red-Carpet; Academy Awards; Oscars; Fashion; Oscarcast; Epiphenomena; Red-Carpet Treatment; Celebrity Culture; Hollywood Royalty; Stars; Glamour; Media History; Hollywood Designers; Edith Head; Fashion Expert; Fashion Consultant; Best- and Worst- Dressed List; Public Relations; Endorsement; Americana; Television; pseudo-event; media event; vortextuality; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This study investigates the red-carpet phenomenon from a historical perspective, seeking to understand how the Academy Awards’ red-carpet became the most prominent fashion show in media culture. The connections between Hollywood and the fashion industry predate the inception of the ceremony, and so does the role of Hollywood actresses as trendsetters. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dreams of a subversive future : sexuality, (hetero)normativity, and queer potential in science fiction film and television

    Author : Josefine Wälivaara; Per Ringby; Christina Svens; Stacey Abbott; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Science fiction; film; television; genre; sexuality; queer; storytelling; gender; subversive; intelligibility; Torchwood; Firefly; Star Wars; Star Trek; adult turn; Star’verses; dramaturgy; heteronormativity; film history; Hollywood; Literature; litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : The aim of the thesis is to explore depictions of sexuality in popular science fiction film and television through a focus on storytelling, narrative, characters and genre. The thesis analyses science fiction as a film and television genre with a focus on the conventions, interpretations, and definitions of genre as part of larger contexts. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Post-genomic Forensic Crime Drama : CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as Cultural Forum on Science

    Author : Sofia Bull; Anu Koivunen; Karen Lury; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; CSI; television studies; television history; genre; crime drama; forensic science; representation of science; post-genomic; genetic imaginary; cultural forum; structure of feeling; materiality; complexity; identity; body; kinship; affect; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how the first 10 seasons of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS, 2000–) engage with discourses on science. Investigating CSI’s representation of scientific practices and knowledge, it explicitly attempts to look beyond the generic assumption that forensic crime dramas simply ‘celebrate’ science. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Triumph of Technology Over Politics? : Reconstructing Television Systems: The Example of Sweden

    Author : Lena Ewertsson; Lars Ingelstam; Martin Kylhammar; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Interdisciplinary studies; Television broadcasting; cable television; satellite television; socio-technical systems; large technical systems; entrepreneurship; Industriförvaltnings AB Kinnevik; TV3; Sweden; Tvärvetenskap; Kabel-TV; Satellit-TV; Public service; Sverige; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : Based upon perspectives and concepts from social and historical research on technical systems, this dissertation describes and analyses events and processes relating to the dramatic change in television in Western Europe during the 1980s and early 1990s. In particular, it focuses on how Swedish television, conceived as a large socio-tecnical system, has shifted from a traditional 'public service' system to a more open and mixed system. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Private Life of a Nation in Crisis : A Study on the Politics in/of Greek Television Fiction

    Author : Georgia Aitaki; Sweden University of Gothenburg; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; politics; television fiction; private television; critical times; Greece;

    Abstract : The private life of a nation in crisis offers in-depth studies of the fictional reconstruction and negotiation of moments of heightened societal tension that take place throughout the life of a nation. Its constituent papers focus on the role of television fiction in representing and shaping either critical moments, events, or periods that disrupt the normal pace of life, or unresolved societal tensions that become part of everyday life. READ MORE