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HOMER MEETS SHIRLEY TEMPLE

At the last ICARG meeting in Amsterdam, we discussed the idea of setting up a joint research project that would demonstrate the value of our research and research methodologies to the Cinema Studies community. The subject for this joint project suggested at that meeting, and developed subsequently, was to develop a collective set of case studies focusing on the global circulation in the 1930s and 40s of the films and “stardom” of Hollywood child star Shirley Temple.There is a fuller description, taken from our application to the Rockefeller Foundation, below.What I’d like to do via this blog, and in anticipation of the discussion at the ICARG/HOMER day at the Ghent conference, is to gather some information about the current state of research projects, or possible research projects, into Temple. If you are working in the field of Shirley Temple studies, or planning to, or know of anyone else who is, or know of relevant resources, please post a post.

I’d also like to open up the discussion to consider other possible joint research projects, if anyone would like to make any suggestions.

The information and suggestions you provide will form the basis for a discussion at our meeting in Ghent in December.

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Coordinated by Richard Maltby


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