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The Tenth Annual Conference of the Association of Adaptation Studies

Adaptations and the Metropolis will take place from 24-25 September 2015 at Senate House, London.
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New Book: Adaptations in the Sound Era

Focusing on promotional materials, Adaptations in the Sound Era tracks early attempts to promote sound through the elevation of words in adaptations in the early sound period. 
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New Book: The Politics of Adaptation: Media Convergence and Ideology

This book brings together a broad range of scholarly approaches to the challenges and opportunities of adaptation studies in this new era. Together, they focus on the political and ideological tensions that underlie and shape processes of adaptation and cultural transformation in the age of media convergence.
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New Book: The Comic Book Film Adaptation

From superheroes to Spartan warriors, The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood’s Leading Genre (University Press of Mississippi) is the first dedicated study to examine how comic books moved from the fringes of popular culture to the center of mainstream film production.
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New Book: Adaptation, Authorship, and Contemporary Women Filmmakers

In Adaptation, Authorship, and Contemporary Women Filmmakers, Shelley Cobb explores film adaptations directed by women (often working with women screenwriters, producers, and sometimes editors) that foreground the figure of the female author.
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New Book: Teaching Adaptations

Palgrave Macmillan published Teaching Adaptations, edited by Deborah Cartmell and Imelda Whelehan, on 19 November as part of the Teaching the New English series.
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