• Literary Rights | Option and Purchase Agreement

    THANKS FOR WATCHING! Do you have book that you want to make into a movie or know someone who has a great idea to adapt a book into a film? Share this blog! ➡SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK5IAnkzhJRlBbpzUk4sSEA ➡ For more information on the legal implications and protections for your film project, contact the Law Office of Celia Cho for a free consultation. Email: info@cclegalresource.com (323) 285-0507 http://www.cclegalresource.com/contactus ___ ➡ DIXON DERN, ESQ. http://www.dixlaw.com/ Tel: (310) 275-2003 Email: ddern@dixlaw.com ___ ➡ MUSIC BY: Artist: Nino Rota & Carlo Savina Title: Love Theme from "The Godfather" Listen on iTunes: https://itun.es/us/0MBr5?i=960870844 ___ ➡ FOLLOW THE LAW OFFICE OF CELIA CHO FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/Law-Office-o... INSTA...

    published: 31 May 2017
  • Alliance of Independent Authors & literary agency, Toby Mundy Associates, announce a unique right...

    The Alliance of Independent Authors works with IPR License, Pubmatch to help their members sell subsidiary rights and now also has a dedicated agent for Professional Members, Toby Mundy of TMA, in association with Ed Victor Ltd. The latest news from ALLi is an ALLi Members' Rights Guide which TMA will circulate at the London Book Fair and Frankfurt Book Fair. Join Orna and Toby as they talk about the author's way through the maze of rights and how ALLi can help. Bring your own rights questions. Can't make it? Catch up later on ALLi's YouTube Channel:  www.youtube.com/user/indieauthoralli  Or via our Self-Publishing Author Advice Centre www.selfpublishingadvice.org  Event starts at 8pm BST/London Global Times: November 24th 2015 at 12noon PST (Vancouver) / 3pm EST  (New York City / 6p...

    published: 25 Nov 2015
  • Literary Festival 2015: High Culture and the Western Canon: has the fightback begun?

    Speaker(s): Professor Sarah Churchwell, Jonty Claypole, Maya Jaggi, Frederic Raphael Chair: Professor Maurice Fraser Recorded on 27 February 2015. With the BBC having announced a remake of Kenneth Clark's TV series Civilisation, and Melvyn Bragg’s intellectual cornucopia on Radio 4, In Our Time, now in its 17th year, we will be asking whether the mission of Lord Reith 'to educate, inform and entertain' is alive and well. Can Matthew Arnold, TS Eliot and FR Leavis sleep well in their graves? Has the era of dumbing down to ' widen access ' run its course? Why shouldn't ALL schoolchildren be asked to grapple with the 'difficult' texts, rich canvases or musical scores of our western inheritance? Why shouldn't everyone have the chance to join the 'elite'? Sarah Churchwell is Professor of Am...

    published: 05 Mar 2015
  • MAN

    Animation created in Flash and After Effects looking at mans relationship with the natural world. Music: In the Hall of the Mountain King by Edvard Grieg. "Hall of the Mountain King" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ https://www.facebook.com/SteveCuttsArt https://twitter.com/Steve_Cutts http://www.stevecutts.com Copyright © 2012 www.stevecutts.com

    published: 21 Dec 2012
  • "Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Civil Rights Politics" and "Margaret Garner’s Literary Legacy"

    GSW Women's Studies Seminar Series: "Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Civil Rights Politics" and "Margaret Garner’s Literary Legacy" 3/27/13

    published: 03 Sep 2015
  • Writing the Literature Review (Part One): Step-by-Step Tutorial for Graduate Students

    Take the mystery out of this academic assignment. All you do is: (1) Gather the summaries of your sources. (2) Put the summaries in groups based on theme. (4) Write a paragraph on each group of sources with transitions between each source. 4. Add introduction and conclusion paragraphs. You're done! For examples of previously written literature reviews, see: http://libguides.uwf.edu/c.php?g=215199&p=1420828

    published: 28 Jun 2010
  • Children's Rights in the Digital Age

    Speaker(s): Professor Sonia Livingstone, John Carr, Professor Robin Mansell Chair: Professor Nick Couldry Recorded on 11 February 2015 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building. Are children’s rights enhanced or undermined by access to the internet? Charters and manifestos for the digital age are proliferating, but where do children fit in? Sonia Livingstone (@Livingstone_S) OBE is a Professor of Social Psychology in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE and Project Director of EU Kids Online. John Carr (@johnc1912) is a member of the Executive Board of the UK Council on Child Internet Safety, the British Government's principal advisory body for online safety and security for children and young people. Robin Mansell (@REMVAN) is Professor of New Media and the Inte...

    published: 18 Feb 2015
  • What is LITERARY PROPERTY? What does LITERARY PROPERTY mean? LITERARY PROPERTY meaning & explanation

    What is LITERARY PROPERTY? What does LITERARY PROPERTY mean? LITERARY PROPERTY meaning - LITERARY PROPERTY definition - LITERARY PROPERTY explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ license. SUBSCRIBE to our Google Earth flights channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6UuCPh7GrXznZi0Hz2YQnQ Literary property is a term used in publishing to refer to works generally covered by copyright but also an associated set of property rights that go far beyond what courts have historically permitted to be claimed as copyright infringement. The Writers Guild of America, for instance, uses this term exclusively to refer to works registered with its WGA script registration service, so as not to restrict the claims it or its users can m...

    published: 03 Jul 2017
  • Do you want to enjoy being a literary agent again?

    E3 The Rights Manager, The easiest way to manage your literary agency

    published: 18 Nov 2015
  • HOW TO MAKE IT as a Literary Agent (Top 5 Tips - Cathryn Summerhayes, WME)

    Part 1 of 'Secret Tips' for those wanting to be an intern/apprentice in the literary agent field, with big cheese at WME, Cathryn Summerhayes. For more industries go to http://theintern.co.uk Cathryn Summerhayes http://www.wmeauthors.co.uk/ P.S. Apologies for the audio - the mic failed & the air con drowned everything out! But if you listen closely you'll still be able to hear the pearls of wisdom fall out! Enjoy Dillon Khan http://twitter.com/dillonkhan Cathryn has been a literary agent at WME since November 2006. She works alongside WME's New York agents selling UK rights for high-profile US clients such as Anita Shreve, Matthew Pearl, Jed Rubenfeld, Stephen Dubner & Steven Levitt, Kathy Reichs, Alice Munro, Karen Thompson Walker and Curtis Sittenfeld. Cathryn has a burgeoning stab...

    published: 16 Apr 2013
  • A Brief Introduction to Marxism

    This presentation looks at the basic idea of Marxism, specifically the conflict between the different classes in society.

    published: 02 Aug 2013
  • Literary Festival 2015: A Magna Carta for Humanity: homing in on human rights

    Speaker(s): Professor Francesca Klug Chair: Professor Conor Gearty Recorded on 27 February 2015. The Magna Carta, sealed in 1215, has come to stand for the rule of law, curbs on executive power and the freedom to enjoy basic liberties. When the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations in 1948, it was heralded as 'a Magna Carta for all human kind'. How has the Magna Carta, initially considered a failure, achieved such iconic status? And can how those who proudly commemorate its 800th year simultaneously pledge to repeal the more modern laws which seek to protect our fundamental rights and freedoms? In A Magna Carta for Humanity: homing in on human rights, published by Routledge to coincide with the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta in June 2015, Fran...

    published: 05 Mar 2015
  • A Conversation between JK Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe

    All rights go to Warner Bros Entertainment® I own no rights to this.

    published: 22 Sep 2013
  • Literary Agents & Scouts Centre (LitAg) of the Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

    The trade in rights, the procurement of titles for translation, the licensing of works for audio book adaptations and suchlike - these activities make up the core business of the Frankfurt Book Fair participants. The content business at the Frankfurt Book Fair is focusing increasingly on value addition based on crossmedial approaches to content, projects and book characters, as well as the licensing of brands and characters, both into and out of the publishing world. More: http://www.buchmesse.de/en/Focus_on/rights/

    published: 27 Oct 2014
  • Literary Festival 2011 - This House Believes that the Future of Rights is Left not Right

    Speakers: David Davis MP, Professor Conor Gearty Chair: Professor Francesca Klug This event was recorded on 17 February 2011 in Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building For the past twenty weeks Conor Gearty has been writing a collaborative book online, at www.therightsfuture.com, with an essay appearing weekly alongside regular longer items and occasional brief remarks on current affairs, with each post being open for comment from the general public. Many have replied with dedication and commitment. The result is a series of essays, discussions and critical engagements addressing such issues as the meaning of human rights, the relationship between human rights and political action, and the role of religion in human rights. Essays have included 'Do trees have rights?' and 'Up with the Union...

    published: 21 Feb 2011
  • Keavy Martin: Indigenous Literature, Literary Theory

    UAlberta and English and Film Studies professor Keavy Martin's research interests revolve around Indigenous literatures and literary theory, with a focus on Inuit literature and performance; Indigenous research methodologies; Indigenous languages; Indigenous literary nationalism and literary history; Aboriginal rights, treaties, and land claims; and the concept and practice of reconciliation.

    published: 14 Jan 2016
  • Copyright Registration | Everything You Need To Know | Intellectual Property

    To know more: https://www.legistify.com Follow us: https://twitter.com/legistify http://www.slideshare.net/getlegalindia https://www.facebook.com/legistify/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/get-legal _______________________________________________________ What is a Copyright? Copyright is a bundle of rights given by the law to creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and producers of cinematograph films and sound recordings, including, inter alia, rights of reproduction, communication to the public, adaptation and translation of the work. Scope of protection in Copyright Act, 1957 The Copyright Act, 1957 protects original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and cinematograph films and sound recordings from unauthorized uses. Unlike the case with patents, ...

    published: 27 Jun 2016
  • HOW TO MAKE IT as a Literary Agent (Extra Tips - Cathryn Summerhayes, WME)

    Part 2 of 'Secret Tips' for those wanting to be an intern/apprentice in the literary agent field, from WME big cheese Cathryn Summerhayes. For more industries go to http://theintern.co.uk P.S. Apologies for the audio - the mic failed & the air con drowned everything out! But if you listen closely you'll still be able to hear the pearls of wisdom fall out! Enjoy Dillon Khan http://twitter.com/dillonkhan Cathryn Summerhayes http://www.wmeauthors.co.uk/ Cathryn has been a literary agent at WME since November 2006. She works alongside WME's New York agents selling UK rights for high-profile US clients such as Anita Shreve, Matthew Pearl, Jed Rubenfeld, Stephen Dubner & Steven Levitt, Kathy Reichs, Alice Munro, Karen Thompson Walker and Curtis Sittenfeld. Cathryn has a burgeoning stable of...

    published: 16 Apr 2013
  • Deaf Politics: Literary Expressions of Ethnocide Abstract

    This abstract in International Sign is for the 7th International Deaf Academics and Researchers Conference: http://deafacademics2015.com/call-for-abstracts/ This is the English version of the abstract: Deaf Politics and the Right to Life: Literary Expressions of Ethnocide “No one suggests the safest cure. A change of heart,/a tender understanding, a pair of hands signing.” Raymond Luczak’s “How to Cure Deafness” This talk looks at the power of literature in fostering a Deaf bioethics and dismantling harmful schemas about Sign Language Peoples (SLPs). My research methodology derives from cognitive literary studies. I examine how the cognitive processes involved in reading fiction’s imagined dystopic futures, which bring about “The End” of SLPs, affects perspectives on group rights for d...

    published: 10 Feb 2015
  • What is LITERARY AGENT? What does LITERARY AGENT mean? LITERARY AGENT meaning & explanation

    What is LITERARY AGENT? What does LITERARY AGENT mean? LITERARY AGENT meaning & explanation. A literary agent (often synonymous with "publishing agent") is an agent who represents writers and their written works to publishers, theatrical producers, film producers and film studios, and assists in the sale and deal negotiation of the same. Literary agents most often represent novelists, screenwriters and non-fiction writers. They are paid a fixed percentage (usually twenty percent on foreign sales and ten to fifteen percent for domestic sales) of the proceeds of sales they negotiate on behalf of their clients. Literary agents exist largely to provide services to authors. These services include connecting the author's work with appropriate publishers, contract negotiation, ensuring payment ...

    published: 13 Aug 2016
  • Women's Oppression: A Literary Journey

    I DO NOT OWN ANY OF THE RIGHTS TO THE VIDEO CLIPS & PHOTOS SHOWN, HERE IS A SOURCE LIST: Works Cited "Google Images." Google Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2015. “Animal Farm” “Charles Dickens” “Family Recipe” “New York Times” “Old Phones” “PEST” “Power of Words” “revolutionary war” “Speak Our Minds” “The Little Comets” “Virginia Woolf” “Which Perks Of Being A Wallflower Character Are You?” “Workers WorldLittle Comets. Her Black Eyes. Michael Coles, 2011. MP3. Little Comets. Violence Out Tonight. Michael Coles, 2012. MP3. "Lyrics | Little Comets." Little Comets. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2015. YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2015. “All Alone In The Night-Time Lapse Footage of the Earth as seen from the ISS”“Martin “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - Official Trailer 2 ...

    published: 18 Dec 2015
  • Literary Politics and Civil Rights

    published: 05 Dec 2014
  • Post-Modernist Literary Era

    Video done for my English class. Pardon the obvious religious hinting. Not meant to offend. Just for awesomeness. Media to their owners, all rights to them. A LittleLight Production. Ode by Creed. Props to my dad. He helped us record the sound. His name is Phil Bute, his band is Rustmouth/Nekropolis. Go love him. Enjoy.

    published: 25 Jan 2013
  • Paradigm Shifts: "The Ecological Turn in Literary Studies": Prof. Kate Rigby

    FRIAS Lunch Lecture "Paradigm Shifts in Science", December 3, 2015 Since the early 1990s, a major paradigm shift has been underway in literary studies, which commonly goes by the name of “ecocriticism”. In addition to the new questions it has brought to the field of literary studies, ecocriticism has also significantly reshaped its methodology. Whereas it has been common for literary scholars to draw upon other humanities or social science disciplines to inform their research, ecocritics turn also to the biological sciences, geology, physics, meteorology, science studies, and biosemiotics, repositioning literary history and hermeneutics within a more-than-human frame of reference. In this way, ecocriticism has contributed to the emergence of the burgeoning interdisciplinary field of the “...

    published: 13 Jan 2017
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Literary Rights | Option and Purchase Agreement

Literary Rights | Option and Purchase Agreement

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THANKS FOR WATCHING! Do you have book that you want to make into a movie or know someone who has a great idea to adapt a book into a film? Share this blog! ➡SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK5IAnkzhJRlBbpzUk4sSEA ➡ For more information on the legal implications and protections for your film project, contact the Law Office of Celia Cho for a free consultation. Email: info@cclegalresource.com (323) 285-0507 http://www.cclegalresource.com/contactus ___ ➡ DIXON DERN, ESQ. http://www.dixlaw.com/ Tel: (310) 275-2003 Email: ddern@dixlaw.com ___ ➡ MUSIC BY: Artist: Nino Rota & Carlo Savina Title: Love Theme from "The Godfather" Listen on iTunes: https://itun.es/us/0MBr5?i=960870844 ___ ➡ FOLLOW THE LAW OFFICE OF CELIA CHO FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/Law-Office-o... INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/cclegalreso... WEBSITE: https://cclegalresource.com/ SUBSCRIBE: https://cclegalresource.com/blog/ *This video was not sponsored by anyone. DISCLAIMER: (A) Any information in this video and the Business & Legal Affairs channel is for general informational purposes and advertisement only and not legal or business advice. Prior results on a matter does not guarantee the same or similar results on a different matter as each case is fact specific with various factors unique to each case. (B) Please do not submit confidential information. This channel, the information contained herein, or the exchange of communications through this channel does not create an attorney-client relationship. After a free consultation, if you’d like the Law Office of Celia Cho to represent you in your matter, we must sign a written agreement specifying our legal representation and the attorney-client relationship.
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Alliance of Independent Authors & literary agency, Toby Mundy Associates, announce a unique right...

Alliance of Independent Authors & literary agency, Toby Mundy Associates, announce a unique right...

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The Alliance of Independent Authors works with IPR License, Pubmatch to help their members sell subsidiary rights and now also has a dedicated agent for Professional Members, Toby Mundy of TMA, in association with Ed Victor Ltd. The latest news from ALLi is an ALLi Members' Rights Guide which TMA will circulate at the London Book Fair and Frankfurt Book Fair. Join Orna and Toby as they talk about the author's way through the maze of rights and how ALLi can help. Bring your own rights questions. Can't make it? Catch up later on ALLi's YouTube Channel:  www.youtube.com/user/indieauthoralli  Or via our Self-Publishing Author Advice Centre www.selfpublishingadvice.org  Event starts at 8pm BST/London Global Times: November 24th 2015 at 12noon PST (Vancouver) / 3pm EST  (New York City / 6pm BRST (Sao Paolo) / 8pm GMT (London) / 10pm SAST (Johannesburg) /and November 25th at 1.30am IST (Dehli) and 7am AEDT (Sydney)
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Literary Festival 2015: High Culture and the Western Canon: has the fightback begun?

Literary Festival 2015: High Culture and the Western Canon: has the fightback begun?

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Speaker(s): Professor Sarah Churchwell, Jonty Claypole, Maya Jaggi, Frederic Raphael Chair: Professor Maurice Fraser Recorded on 27 February 2015. With the BBC having announced a remake of Kenneth Clark's TV series Civilisation, and Melvyn Bragg’s intellectual cornucopia on Radio 4, In Our Time, now in its 17th year, we will be asking whether the mission of Lord Reith 'to educate, inform and entertain' is alive and well. Can Matthew Arnold, TS Eliot and FR Leavis sleep well in their graves? Has the era of dumbing down to ' widen access ' run its course? Why shouldn't ALL schoolchildren be asked to grapple with the 'difficult' texts, rich canvases or musical scores of our western inheritance? Why shouldn't everyone have the chance to join the 'elite'? Sarah Churchwell is Professor of American Literature and Public Understanding of the Humanities at UEA. She is the author of Careless People: Murder, Mayhem and The Invention of The Great Gatsby, The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe, and her literary journalism has appeared in the Guardian, New Statesman, TLS, New York Times Book Review, and the Spectator, among others. She comments regularly on arts, culture, and politics for UK television and radio, has judged many literary prizes, including the Bailey’s (Orange) Prize for Fiction and the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction, and she is the 2015 Eccles Centre Writer in Residence at the British Library. Jonty Claypole is Director of Arts at the BBC. He works across television, radio and online, ensuring the BBC succeeds in its mission of "Arts for Everyone". As a director then executive producer, he has made over 100 television documentaries for BBC Television, including landmark series like Seven Ages of Britain, A History of Art in Three Colours, A Very British Renaissance and Andrew Marr's Great Scotts. He has created strands like What Do Artists Do All Day, Secret Knowledge and In Their Own Words. He also runs BBC Television's in-house arts department with production teams right across the country. Maya Jaggi is a cultural journalist and critic who has reported from five continents, and was contracted as one of Guardian Review’s leading profile writers for a decade.She has also written for the FT, Independent, Sunday Times Culture, Daily Telegraph, Economist and Newsweek; and was writer-presenter of the BBC4 TV documentary Isabel Allende: The Art of Reinvention. Her conversations with cultural theorist Stuart Hall were made into a four-hour film by Mike Dibb. She has judged literary awards including the Dublin Impac and Orange, and chaired the jury of the Man Asian in Hong Kong. Educated at Oxford and LSE, she was described as “one of Britain’s most respected arts journalists” by the Open University, which awarded her an honorary doctorate in 2012. Frederic Raphael, a major scholar in classics at St John's College, Cambridge, has written over twenty-five novels and volumes of short stories, as well as essays, biographies, translations and many reviews. His most recent book on the ancient world is A Jew Among the Romans about Flavius Josephus. His second volume of autobiography, Going Up, will be published next year. So will his novel Private Views. Among his many film and television scripts are Darling, Two for the Road, the Glittering Prizes and Stanley Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut. His most recent script, This Man This Woman is due to be shot next year. The LSE European Institute (@LSEEI) was established in 1991 as a dedicated centre for the interdisciplinary study of processes of integration and fragmentation within Europe. In the most recent national Research Assessment Exercise, the Institute was ranked first for research in European Studies in the United Kingdom. The LSE European Institute has been a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence since 2009. This event forms part of the LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival 2015, taking place from Monday 23 - Saturday 28 February 2015, with the theme 'Foundations'.
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MAN

MAN

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Animation created in Flash and After Effects looking at mans relationship with the natural world. Music: In the Hall of the Mountain King by Edvard Grieg. "Hall of the Mountain King" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ https://www.facebook.com/SteveCuttsArt https://twitter.com/Steve_Cutts http://www.stevecutts.com Copyright © 2012 www.stevecutts.com
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"Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Civil Rights Politics" and "Margaret Garner’s Literary Legacy"

"Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Civil Rights Politics" and "Margaret Garner’s Literary Legacy"

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Writing the Literature Review (Part One): Step-by-Step Tutorial for Graduate Students

Writing the Literature Review (Part One): Step-by-Step Tutorial for Graduate Students

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Take the mystery out of this academic assignment. All you do is: (1) Gather the summaries of your sources. (2) Put the summaries in groups based on theme. (4) Write a paragraph on each group of sources with transitions between each source. 4. Add introduction and conclusion paragraphs. You're done! For examples of previously written literature reviews, see: http://libguides.uwf.edu/c.php?g=215199&p=1420828
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Children's Rights in the Digital Age

Children's Rights in the Digital Age

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Speaker(s): Professor Sonia Livingstone, John Carr, Professor Robin Mansell Chair: Professor Nick Couldry Recorded on 11 February 2015 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building. Are children’s rights enhanced or undermined by access to the internet? Charters and manifestos for the digital age are proliferating, but where do children fit in? Sonia Livingstone (@Livingstone_S) OBE is a Professor of Social Psychology in the Department of Media and Communications at LSE and Project Director of EU Kids Online. John Carr (@johnc1912) is a member of the Executive Board of the UK Council on Child Internet Safety, the British Government's principal advisory body for online safety and security for children and young people. Robin Mansell (@REMVAN) is Professor of New Media and the Internet at LSE. Nick Couldry (@couldrynick) is Professor of Media, Communications and Social Theory and Head of the Department of Media and communications at LSE. Update Wednesday 11 February 2015, 5.08pm: Due to unforeseen circumstances Jasmina Byrne is no speaking at this event. LSE apologises for any inconvenience this may cause. The Department of Media and Communications at LSE (@MediaLSE) has recently been ranked 2nd in the 2014 QS World University Rankings by subject. A blog post by Professor Sonia Livingstone entitled 'Sonia Livingstone: Digital Media and Children’s Rights' can be viewed at the LSE Media Policy Project blog.
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What is LITERARY PROPERTY? What does LITERARY PROPERTY mean? LITERARY PROPERTY meaning & explanation

What is LITERARY PROPERTY? What does LITERARY PROPERTY mean? LITERARY PROPERTY meaning & explanation

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What is LITERARY PROPERTY? What does LITERARY PROPERTY mean? LITERARY PROPERTY meaning - LITERARY PROPERTY definition - LITERARY PROPERTY explanation. Source: Wikipedia.org article, adapted under https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ license. SUBSCRIBE to our Google Earth flights channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6UuCPh7GrXznZi0Hz2YQnQ Literary property is a term used in publishing to refer to works generally covered by copyright but also an associated set of property rights that go far beyond what courts have historically permitted to be claimed as copyright infringement. The Writers Guild of America, for instance, uses this term exclusively to refer to works registered with its WGA script registration service, so as not to restrict the claims it or its users can make regarding their rights. Since it applies only to literary works and not technological or social constructs such as are covered by patent or trademark law, the term is much narrower in scope than the hotly contested term "intellectual property" sometimes used to refer to all non-physical works in which property rights are recognized. Among other differences, in literary works a very specific concept of attribution is a critical part of the work itself - works tend to become markedly less valued or more valued based upon who originated or created it, which is simply not the case for inventions or brand names. Also, most countries recognize moral rights that are not alienable from the work, that is, a purchaser of rights in the work does not have the right to relabel it as if someone else had written it. While the USA does not recognize moral rights, it does have complex de facto standards such as the WGA screenwriting credit system which are actually more demanding and rigorous in specific industries.
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Do you want to enjoy being a literary agent again?

Do you want to enjoy being a literary agent again?

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E3 The Rights Manager, The easiest way to manage your literary agency
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HOW TO MAKE IT as a Literary Agent (Top 5 Tips - Cathryn Summerhayes, WME)

HOW TO MAKE IT as a Literary Agent (Top 5 Tips - Cathryn Summerhayes, WME)

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Part 1 of 'Secret Tips' for those wanting to be an intern/apprentice in the literary agent field, with big cheese at WME, Cathryn Summerhayes. For more industries go to http://theintern.co.uk Cathryn Summerhayes http://www.wmeauthors.co.uk/ P.S. Apologies for the audio - the mic failed & the air con drowned everything out! But if you listen closely you'll still be able to hear the pearls of wisdom fall out! Enjoy Dillon Khan http://twitter.com/dillonkhan Cathryn has been a literary agent at WME since November 2006. She works alongside WME's New York agents selling UK rights for high-profile US clients such as Anita Shreve, Matthew Pearl, Jed Rubenfeld, Stephen Dubner & Steven Levitt, Kathy Reichs, Alice Munro, Karen Thompson Walker and Curtis Sittenfeld. Cathryn has a burgeoning stable of her own authors, including Richard Milward, the 23 year-old first-time novelist of Apples, who has been described by the Financial Times as 'the JD Salinger of our time'; Clare Wigfall, whose critically-acclaimed short-story collection, The Loudest Sound And Nothing won the 2008 BBC National Short Story Award; David Whitehouse, whose Bed won the inaugural To Hell With Prizes this year and who has just been awarded the Betty Trask Award; Naomi Wood author of The Godless Boys and the soon to be published Mrs Hemingway and winner of the inaugural Eccles Foundation scholarship through The British Library and Deborah Kay Davies, winner of Welsh Book of the Year 2009. She represents several young male voices including Joe Stretch, Chris Killen and Phil Wilding. She recently closed major deals for comedian Micky Flanagan and music icon Jessie J. Prior to working at WME, Cathryn worked at David Godwin Associates and David Higham Associates, and before that, at Colman Getty PR, where she coordinated a number of high-profile events, including the Man Booker Prize and the Samuel Johnson Prize. Cathryn also coordinates the Literary Tent at Camp Bestival and is involved in both the Port Eliot Festivals and Edinburgh Festivals.
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A Brief Introduction to Marxism

A Brief Introduction to Marxism

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This presentation looks at the basic idea of Marxism, specifically the conflict between the different classes in society.
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Literary Festival 2015: A Magna Carta for Humanity: homing in on human rights

Literary Festival 2015: A Magna Carta for Humanity: homing in on human rights

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Speaker(s): Professor Francesca Klug Chair: Professor Conor Gearty Recorded on 27 February 2015. The Magna Carta, sealed in 1215, has come to stand for the rule of law, curbs on executive power and the freedom to enjoy basic liberties. When the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations in 1948, it was heralded as 'a Magna Carta for all human kind'. How has the Magna Carta, initially considered a failure, achieved such iconic status? And can how those who proudly commemorate its 800th year simultaneously pledge to repeal the more modern laws which seek to protect our fundamental rights and freedoms? In A Magna Carta for Humanity: homing in on human rights, published by Routledge to coincide with the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta in June 2015, Francesca Klug will argue that the reasons given for opposing the UKs Human Rights Act are very similar to the reasons that the Magna Carta has stayed relevant for eight centuries. Features that are lauded as ‘totemic’ when applied to the Magna Carta are condemned as ‘dangerous’ when applied to contemporary human rights laws. Are human rights palatable in a mature democracy only as long as they are contained in an ancient document that no longer has any direct legal impact? Are they useful only as a benchmark by which to judge the rest of the world, especially our enemies or rivals, but dangerous when applied to us? Join us for an enlightening discussion, in which Professors Klug and Gearty map the connections between the Magna Carta and Human Rights Act, explore the ethic behind universal human rights and deconstruct the current debate in the UK on the future of human rights protection. Francesca Klug is Professorial Research Fellow in the Centre for the Study of Human Rights. Conor Gearty (@conorgearty) is Professor of Human Rights Law at LSE and Director of LSE’s Institute of Public Affairs. The Centre for the Study of Human Rights at LSE (@LSEHumanRights) is a trans-disciplinary centre of excellence for international academic research, teaching and critical scholarship on human rights. This event forms part of the LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival 2015, taking place from Monday 23 - Saturday 28 February 2015, with the theme 'Foundations'.
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A Conversation between JK Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe

A Conversation between JK Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe

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All rights go to Warner Bros Entertainment® I own no rights to this.
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Literary Agents & Scouts Centre (LitAg) of the Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

Literary Agents & Scouts Centre (LitAg) of the Frankfurt Book Fair 2014

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The trade in rights, the procurement of titles for translation, the licensing of works for audio book adaptations and suchlike - these activities make up the core business of the Frankfurt Book Fair participants. The content business at the Frankfurt Book Fair is focusing increasingly on value addition based on crossmedial approaches to content, projects and book characters, as well as the licensing of brands and characters, both into and out of the publishing world. More: http://www.buchmesse.de/en/Focus_on/rights/
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Literary Festival 2011 - This House Believes that the Future of Rights is Left not Right

Literary Festival 2011 - This House Believes that the Future of Rights is Left not Right

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Speakers: David Davis MP, Professor Conor Gearty Chair: Professor Francesca Klug This event was recorded on 17 February 2011 in Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building For the past twenty weeks Conor Gearty has been writing a collaborative book online, at www.therightsfuture.com, with an essay appearing weekly alongside regular longer items and occasional brief remarks on current affairs, with each post being open for comment from the general public. Many have replied with dedication and commitment. The result is a series of essays, discussions and critical engagements addressing such issues as the meaning of human rights, the relationship between human rights and political action, and the role of religion in human rights. Essays have included 'Do trees have rights?' and 'Up with the Unions!'. The project started with a manifesto and it will end with will end with this debate about what the right or best future for human rights might be. David Davis is Conservative MP for Haltemprice and Howden and is a noted defender of civil liberties. Conor Gearty is professor of human rights law at LSE and was for seven years the director of LSE's centre for the study of human rights. He has written many books on civil liberties and human rights, the next one being (with Virginia Mantouvalou) Debating Social Rights, published by Hart. He is also a Barrister at Matrix Chambers.
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Keavy Martin: Indigenous Literature, Literary Theory

Keavy Martin: Indigenous Literature, Literary Theory

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UAlberta and English and Film Studies professor Keavy Martin's research interests revolve around Indigenous literatures and literary theory, with a focus on Inuit literature and performance; Indigenous research methodologies; Indigenous languages; Indigenous literary nationalism and literary history; Aboriginal rights, treaties, and land claims; and the concept and practice of reconciliation.
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Copyright Registration | Everything You Need To Know | Intellectual Property

Copyright Registration | Everything You Need To Know | Intellectual Property

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To know more: https://www.legistify.com Follow us: https://twitter.com/legistify http://www.slideshare.net/getlegalindia https://www.facebook.com/legistify/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/get-legal _______________________________________________________ What is a Copyright? Copyright is a bundle of rights given by the law to creators of literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and producers of cinematograph films and sound recordings, including, inter alia, rights of reproduction, communication to the public, adaptation and translation of the work. Scope of protection in Copyright Act, 1957 The Copyright Act, 1957 protects original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and cinematograph films and sound recordings from unauthorized uses. Unlike the case with patents, copyright protects the expressions and not the ideas. There is no copyright protection for ideas, procedures, methods of operation or mathematical concepts as such. What is the term for the protection of copyright? The general rule is that copyright lasts for 60 years. In the case of original literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works the 60-year period is counted from the year following the death of the author. In the case of cinematograph films, sound recordings, photographs, posthumous publications, anonymous and pseudonymous publications, the 60-year period is counted from the date of publication. Does the law allow any use of a work without permission of the owner of the copyright, and, if so, which are they? Subject to certain conditions, some work, is permitted without specific permission of the copyright owners. In order to protect the interests of users, some exemptions have been prescribed in respect of specific uses of works enjoying copyright. Some of the exemptions are the uses of the work i. for the purpose of research or private study, ii. for criticism or review, iii. for reporting current events, iv. in connection with judicial proceeding and legislature proceedings, v. the reading or recitation in public of any published literary or dramatic work, vi. for the purpose of academic use Does copyright protect names and titles? Copyright does not ordinarily protect titles by themselves or names, short word combinations, slogans, short phrases, methods, plots or factual information. Copyright does not protect ideas or concepts. To get the protection of copyright a work must be original. In order to protect names, titles, logos and trademark you need to register a trademark. What work can be protected? ● Literary ● Dramatic, ● Musical and ● Artistic works ● Anonymous and pseudonymous works ● Posthumous work ● Cinematograph films ● Sound records ● Photographs Procedure for filing copyright Registration: Application for registration is made in a form with the applicable government fee. Waiting period of 30 days: Upon filing an application for copyright with complete details and copies, the author or the rightful owner has to wait for a mandatory period of 30 days for any objection that may be filed in the copyright office against the claim. Examinations: If no objection is filed within the said period, the application is then formally examined and objections by the examiner, if any, are raised or any extra documents are requested for. Response to this examination has to be filed within 30 days. Registration: A copyright registration is issued by the Copyright Office after the objections, if any, are overcome to the satisfaction of the copyright office. __________________________________________________________ Contact us for filing your Copyright application within 3-7 business working days at the most affordable price. We hope to serve you well and get you legally sorted!
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HOW TO MAKE IT as a Literary Agent (Extra Tips - Cathryn Summerhayes, WME)

HOW TO MAKE IT as a Literary Agent (Extra Tips - Cathryn Summerhayes, WME)

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Part 2 of 'Secret Tips' for those wanting to be an intern/apprentice in the literary agent field, from WME big cheese Cathryn Summerhayes. For more industries go to http://theintern.co.uk P.S. Apologies for the audio - the mic failed & the air con drowned everything out! But if you listen closely you'll still be able to hear the pearls of wisdom fall out! Enjoy Dillon Khan http://twitter.com/dillonkhan Cathryn Summerhayes http://www.wmeauthors.co.uk/ Cathryn has been a literary agent at WME since November 2006. She works alongside WME's New York agents selling UK rights for high-profile US clients such as Anita Shreve, Matthew Pearl, Jed Rubenfeld, Stephen Dubner & Steven Levitt, Kathy Reichs, Alice Munro, Karen Thompson Walker and Curtis Sittenfeld. Cathryn has a burgeoning stable of her own authors, including Richard Milward, the 23 year-old first-time novelist of Apples, who has been described by the Financial Times as 'the JD Salinger of our time'; Clare Wigfall, whose critically-acclaimed short-story collection, The Loudest Sound And Nothing won the 2008 BBC National Short Story Award; David Whitehouse, whose Bed won the inaugural To Hell With Prizes this year and who has just been awarded the Betty Trask Award; Naomi Wood author of The Godless Boys and the soon to be published Mrs Hemingway and winner of the inaugural Eccles Foundation scholarship through The British Library and Deborah Kay Davies, winner of Welsh Book of the Year 2009. She represents several young male voices including Joe Stretch, Chris Killen and Phil Wilding. She recently closed major deals for comedian Micky Flanagan and music icon Jessie J. Prior to working at WME, Cathryn worked at David Godwin Associates and David Higham Associates, and before that, at Colman Getty PR, where she coordinated a number of high-profile events, including the Man Booker Prize and the Samuel Johnson Prize. Cathryn also coordinates the Literary Tent at Camp Bestival and is involved in both the Port Eliot Festivals and Edinburgh Festivals.
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Deaf Politics: Literary Expressions of Ethnocide Abstract

Deaf Politics: Literary Expressions of Ethnocide Abstract

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This abstract in International Sign is for the 7th International Deaf Academics and Researchers Conference: http://deafacademics2015.com/call-for-abstracts/ This is the English version of the abstract: Deaf Politics and the Right to Life: Literary Expressions of Ethnocide “No one suggests the safest cure. A change of heart,/a tender understanding, a pair of hands signing.” Raymond Luczak’s “How to Cure Deafness” This talk looks at the power of literature in fostering a Deaf bioethics and dismantling harmful schemas about Sign Language Peoples (SLPs). My research methodology derives from cognitive literary studies. I examine how the cognitive processes involved in reading fiction’s imagined dystopic futures, which bring about “The End” of SLPs, affects perspectives on group rights for deaf communities. Schema critic Mark Bracher’s Literature and Social Justice: Protest Novels, Cognitive Politics and Schema Criticism inspires my presentation on Deaf literature and our cognitive processes; the presentation derives from my dissertation, “Transatlantic Deaf Literature and the Human Rights Claims of Sign Language Peoples.” Why study Deaf literature? I argue that the urgent political claims of texts like American writer, Karawynn Long’s short story, “Of Silence and Slow Time” (1995), British novelist, Nick Sturley’s Milan (2003), British filmmaker, Ted Evans’ The End (2011), and British poet, Donna Williams’ “When the Dead are Cured” (2013) speak to the “in-between” area of Deaf literature, Deaf Studies, and Deaf politics. This “betweenness” positions Deaf literature as a bridge between disability studies and ethnic studies. From the United Nation’s Convention on the Rights of People with Disability (UNCRPD) to arguments against ethnocide, Deaf politics involves grappling with the group identities of both disability and ethnicity. In examining the “betweenness” of Deaf politics, I find that Long’s “Of Silence and Slow Time” is a paradigmatic text—showing us how the Deaf ethnic contends with audist beliefs about the “undesirability of Deaf lives.” This story presents a future state undergoing scientific ethnocide, the deliberate destruction of an ethnic group. The state’s control over the reproductive lives of Deaf women contributes to cultural genocide and demonstrates the undesirability of “defective” deaf lives. All of the aforementioned authors present bioethical concerns about linguistic genocide, cultural genocide, and/or ethnocide in stories that imagine the end of SLPs. In doing so, they consider the implications of the ideology of ability, defined by Disability Studies scholar, Tobin Siebers, which necessitates the eradicating of deafness in the medical industry’s centuries-long search for a “cure”—a cure that some may say has been achieved by cochlear implants and that others say is ever closer with new genetic engineering laws. The authors above offer an imaginative take to the challenges of Deaf futures, which enables the activation of cognitive processes that can “produce lasting, socially transformative psychological changes in readers” (Bracher ix). Because the authors present the search for a cure as a eugenic campaign in modern form, readers that practice schema criticism have the power to correct faulty cognitions, which, according to Bracher, is key to reducing injustice. It is my hope that, from this talk, SLPs and their allies can learn from the successes and limits of various strategies of resistance as we work to promote a deaf bioethics.
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What is LITERARY AGENT? What does LITERARY AGENT mean? LITERARY AGENT meaning & explanation

What is LITERARY AGENT? What does LITERARY AGENT mean? LITERARY AGENT meaning & explanation

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What is LITERARY AGENT? What does LITERARY AGENT mean? LITERARY AGENT meaning & explanation. A literary agent (often synonymous with "publishing agent") is an agent who represents writers and their written works to publishers, theatrical producers, film producers and film studios, and assists in the sale and deal negotiation of the same. Literary agents most often represent novelists, screenwriters and non-fiction writers. They are paid a fixed percentage (usually twenty percent on foreign sales and ten to fifteen percent for domestic sales) of the proceeds of sales they negotiate on behalf of their clients. Literary agents exist largely to provide services to authors. These services include connecting the author's work with appropriate publishers, contract negotiation, ensuring payment of royalties, and acting as a mediator if there are problems between the author and the publisher. With the help of Agents especially young authors are able to get known by the public. Agents also assist publishing houses and others in expediting the process of review, publication, and distribution of authors' works. Many well-known, powerful, and lucrative publishing houses (such as the Big Five) are generally less open than smaller publishers to unagented submissions. A knowledgeable agent knows the market, and can be a source of valuable career advice and guidance. Being a publishable author doesn't automatically make someone an expert on modern publishing contracts and practices, especially where television, film, or foreign rights are involved. Many authors prefer to have an agent handle such matters. This prevents the author's working relationship with his or her editor from becoming strained by disputes about royalty statements or late checks. Another frequent function of the agent is often that of counselor, advising an author on various aspects of how to make writing a paying proposition on a timely basis. Literary agents are often very experienced members of the publishing industry who usually transition from years of working in the industry before moving on to being agents. Though self-publishing is becoming much more popular, literary agents still fulfill the role of acting as the gatekeepers to the publishing world. Literary agencies can range in size from a single agent who represents perhaps a dozen authors, to a substantial firm with senior partners, sub-agents, specialists in areas like foreign rights or licensed merchandise tie-ins, and clients numbering in the hundreds. Most agencies, especially the smaller ones, will specialize to some degree, representing authors who (for example) write science fiction, or mainstream thrillers and mysteries, or children's books, or highly topical nonfiction. Very few agents will represent short stories or poetry. Legitimate agents and agencies in the book world are not required to be members of the Association of Authors' Representatives (AAR), but according to Writer's Market listings, many agents in the United States are. To qualify for AAR membership, agents must have sold a minimum number of books and pledge to abide by a Canon of Ethics. Effective professional agents often learn their trade while working for another agent, though some cross over to agenting after working as editors. Legitimate agents do not charge reading or other upfront fees (e.g. retainers), or bill authors for most operating expenses. They also will not place their clients' work with a vanity or subsidy press.
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Women's Oppression: A Literary Journey

Women's Oppression: A Literary Journey

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I DO NOT OWN ANY OF THE RIGHTS TO THE VIDEO CLIPS & PHOTOS SHOWN, HERE IS A SOURCE LIST: Works Cited "Google Images." Google Images. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2015. “Animal Farm” “Charles Dickens” “Family Recipe” “New York Times” “Old Phones” “PEST” “Power of Words” “revolutionary war” “Speak Our Minds” “The Little Comets” “Virginia Woolf” “Which Perks Of Being A Wallflower Character Are You?” “Workers WorldLittle Comets. Her Black Eyes. Michael Coles, 2011. MP3. Little Comets. Violence Out Tonight. Michael Coles, 2012. MP3. "Lyrics | Little Comets." Little Comets. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2015. YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 17 Dec. 2015. “All Alone In The Night-Time Lapse Footage of the Earth as seen from the ISS”“Martin “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - Official Trailer 2 [2001]” “Luther King Jr. I Have A Dream Speech” “President George W. Bush Inaugural Address” “Relationships The Perks of Being a Wallflower-Emma Speech” “The Perks of Being a Wallflower-Emma Speech”
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Literary Politics and Civil Rights

Literary Politics and Civil Rights

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Post-Modernist Literary Era

Post-Modernist Literary Era

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Video done for my English class. Pardon the obvious religious hinting. Not meant to offend. Just for awesomeness. Media to their owners, all rights to them. A LittleLight Production. Ode by Creed. Props to my dad. He helped us record the sound. His name is Phil Bute, his band is Rustmouth/Nekropolis. Go love him. Enjoy.
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Paradigm Shifts: "The Ecological Turn in Literary Studies": Prof. Kate Rigby

Paradigm Shifts: "The Ecological Turn in Literary Studies": Prof. Kate Rigby

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FRIAS Lunch Lecture "Paradigm Shifts in Science", December 3, 2015 Since the early 1990s, a major paradigm shift has been underway in literary studies, which commonly goes by the name of “ecocriticism”. In addition to the new questions it has brought to the field of literary studies, ecocriticism has also significantly reshaped its methodology. Whereas it has been common for literary scholars to draw upon other humanities or social science disciplines to inform their research, ecocritics turn also to the biological sciences, geology, physics, meteorology, science studies, and biosemiotics, repositioning literary history and hermeneutics within a more-than-human frame of reference. In this way, ecocriticism has contributed to the emergence of the burgeoning interdisciplinary field of the “environmental humanities”. Embracing also such game-changing sub-disciplines as ecophilosophy, ecolinguistics, environmental history, multi-species ethnography, and eco-religious studies, the environmental humanities brings fundamental questions of value and meaning, responsibility and rights, care and cruelty, compassion and justice to the major socio-ecological challenges facing the world today.
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