Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications

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Open Day

11th October 2014, 9.00am5.00pm

Are you considering studying at the School of Media and Communication from next year? Then come to our next pre-applicant open day on 11 October. During the day, you'll get a chance to meet our staff and students, have a tour of the facilities and find out more about our degree programmes. You'll also be able to have a tour of the campus, the Student's Union and look around the accommodation.

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Louis Le Prince Screenings 2: Moolaadé by Ousmane Sembène

13th October 2014, 5.45pm8.00pm

You are invited to a screening of Moolaadé by Ousmane Sembène (2004) . This is the second screening in the Louis Le Prince Screening Programme in conjunction with the International Film Industries MA module School of Media and Communication, to be held in the Philip Taylor Cinema, Clothworkers' Building North, 2.31.
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Research Seminar: Dr Jairo Lugo-Ocando News Coverage of the ‘Third World’ and the Alliance for Progress: Communicating the Politics of Containment

15th October 2014, 4.15pm5.30pm

Harry S Truman’s 1948 speech on development made it clear that the core of the post-WWII narrative on development would be defined by the priorities of the Cold War. No place was this truer than in Latin America where the United States had seen the rise of left-wing governments which favoured nationalisation, limits to repatriation of capital and overall social reform.
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Values of Film Heritage: Defining, Assessing and Bringing Them to People

27th October 2014, 9.30am1.30pm

The School of Media and Communication (SMC) and the Cultural & Creative Industries Exchange at the University of Leeds are glad to invite you to the 2nd SMC Audiovisual Heritage Meeting in conjunction with the UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage at the University of Leeds Campus Brotherton Room (Parkinson Building - Brotherton Library)
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Louis Le Prince Screenings 3: Nixon by Oliver Stone

27th October 2014, 5.45pm8.00pm

You are invited to a screening of Nixon by Oliver Stone (1995). This is the third screening in the Louis Le Prince Screening Programme in conjunction with the International Film Industries MA module School of Media and Communication, to be held in the Philip Taylor Cinema, Clothworkers' Building North, 2.31.
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Visual & Digital Cultures Research Group Seminar: Dr Melissa Aronczyk "On the visual aspects of nation branding"

30th October 2014, 4.15pm5.30pm

National governments around the world are turning to branding consultants, public relations advisers and strategic communications experts to help them “brand” their jurisdiction. Using the tools, techniques and expertise of commercial branding is believed to help nations articulate a more coherent and cohesive identity, attract foreign capital, and maintain citizen loyalty.
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Research Seminar: Dr Wendy Willems Beyond normative dewesternisation: examining media culture from the vantage point of the global South

5th November 2014, 4.15pm5.30pm

In this seminar, I examine five dominant conceptualisations of ‘the global South’ in the field of media and communication studies, and more specifically in the subfields of (1) international communication or global communication studies; and (2) development communication.
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Louis Le Prince Screenings 4: La batalla de Chile - El golpe de estado [The Battle of Chile - The Coup d'État (Ep. 2)] by Patricio Guzmán

10th November 2014, 5.45pm8.00pm

You are invited to a screening of La batalla de Chile - El golpe de estado [The Battle of Chile - The Coup d'État (Ep. 2)] by Patricio Guzmán (1975). This is the fifth screening in the Louis Le Prince Screening Programme in conjunction with the International Film Industries MA module School of Media and Communication, to be held in the Philip Taylor Cinema, Clothworkers' Building North, 2.31.