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Stefania Marghitu

USC PhD Student

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PhD student, University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, Critical Studies Division. MA in Film Studies, University College London. BA in Art History, Indiana University with a minor in Slavic Languages and Literatures and Certificate in Journalism.

Portfolio

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Online Academic Scholarship

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10/28/2013
Making Television in the 21st Century Conference Report

Fresh insights and global perspectives dominated the Making Television in the 21st Century Conference held in Aarhus University, Denmark from October 24-26. The common thread uniting the wide-ranging talks was the pursuit to provide updated models and methods to make sense of the evolving medium. In the inaugural keynote, John T.

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Making Television and Collaborative Authorship: Interview with Jim Piddock, Co-Creator of HBO's...

Piddock, Guest and O'Dowd Behind the Camera Family Tree contains all of the makings of a signature Christopher Guest production. Like his previous major films This Is Spinal Tap, Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, and For Your Consideration, the set up is in an improvisational mockumentary with familiar actors such as Michael McKean from Spinal Tap, Show, and Mighty Wind; Ed Begley Jr.

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07/08/2013
Skins: A Primer

Despite Skins ' Netflix instant streaming availability in the US, little has been written on the program for American audiences, and I hope this post can serve as a primer as the seventh and final chapter of the series premiered last week.

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06/27/2013
Report From: Console-ing Passions at 21

On the 21 st anniversary of the Console-ing Passions International Conferenc e, situated at De Montfort University in Leicester, UK on June 23-25, British TV scholarship proved to be the prevailing star of the event.

Book Reviews

Journalism

Features and Interviews

Indiana Daily Student
03/26/2008
Art Therapy

Communally-run venue The Art Hospital showcases local talent

Pop Culture Commentary

Indiana Daily Student
04/08/2009
Whatever Works

Twitter helps fuel revolution

Indiana Daily Student
04/15/2008
You go, big girl!

Lucian Freud's painting goes for $35 million

Indiana Daily Student
07/02/2009
The King is Dead

How Michael Jackson ignited my love for music

Indiana Daily Student
04/08/2008
Celebrity election

How the 2008 presidential election turned into a Celebrity popularity contest

Indiana Daily Student
03/04/2008
Why Rose Rules

Charlie Rose Holds Up

Indiana Daily Student
01/22/2008
Cosmo-Not-For-Me

Why I choose against Cosmopolitan Magazine

Indiana Daily Student
12/10/2007
Awards, schmawards

What is the value of today's awards and their shows?

Indiana Daily Student
10/01/2007
You and Paris

On our obsession with celebrity surveillance

08/24/2007
08/24/2007
Hail to the jams

On the Presidential campaign song selections

Indiana Daily Student
04/30/2007
The best of summer

What everyone's favorite season has to offer

Indiana Daily Student
02/26/2007
A matter of taste

There's no accounting for taste in pop culture

Indiana Daily Student
02/13/2007
You are what you love

On being single but not alone on Valentine's Day

Indiana Daily Student
02/06/2007
Shaping the future

America Ferrera, Jennifer Hudson and Abigal Breslin Defy Gender Body Norms in Hollywood

Indiana Daily Student
1/30/2007
R.I.P. The OC

Saying Goodbye Seth Cohen and Co.

Indiana Daily Student
12/01/2006
Merry Festivus

On the holiday popularized by Seinfeld

Indiana Daily Student
10/27/2009
The Star In You

Find Your Celebrity Look-Alike

Event Previews and Reviews

Reviews

Indiana Daily Student
06/18/2008
Baked goods

The Cool Kids - "Bake Sale" Album Review

Indiana Daily Student
06/11/2008
Smokin' good

Weeds Season 3 DVD Review

Indiana Daily Student
04/22/2008
Air's Safari planet

Air - "Moon Safari" 10th Anniversary Album Review

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