Barry King

Barry King is Professor of Communications at Auckland University of Technology. He is the author (with Sean Cubbit, Harriet Margolies and Thierry Jutel) of Studying the Event Film: The Lord of the Rings, Manchester University Press 2008 and a substantial number of articles that explore the relationships been popular culture, celebrity and stardom, the new work order and social semiotics. He received his BSC (Hons) from City University, London and his PhD from the London School of Economics.

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