Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications

School of Media and Communication

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Nancy Thumin

Discussing the storytelling power of media (self-) representations with soldiers and veterans

4th March 2015, 3.15pm4.45pm

Nancy Thumim and Katy Parry will be giving a paper at the University of Huddersfield on the dynamics between the soldiers’ representations of themselves and mainstream media portrayals, exploring key themes of identity, gender, masculinity and heroism. See http://www.warandmedia.org/warrior-snapshots-and-throwaway-lines/ for details.

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Research Seminar “Objectivity in the Digital Age” - Richard Sambrook, Professor of Journalism and Director of the Centre for Journalism at Cardiff School of Journalism, Cardiff University

4th March 2015, 4.15pm5.30pm

Today, in the digital age of plenty, notions of special responsibilities being placed on those with a public voice, and different approaches for print and broadcasting, are rapidly breaking down. Public attitudes to the media, and what they trust, are changing rapidly too.
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Research Seminar 'Screenwriting Studies: the study of the origins, development and expression of screen ideas’ - Dr Ian Macdonald, Senior Lecturer in Screen Studies, School of Media and Communication, Leeds

11th March 2015, 4.15pm5.30pm

Over the last five years Screenwriting Studies has become established as an academic area of enquiry. Defined as ‘the study of the origins, development and expression of screen ideas; and of the discourse and institutions that surround them’, Ian W. Macdonald explains the purpose of Screenwriting Studies, and the value of focusing on this expanded research space.
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Wildlife Filmmaking: from Academia to Attenborough

17th March 2015, 4.00pm5.00pm

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Research Seminar ‘Listening for Democracy: 'Recognition, Representation, Reconciliation’ - Andrew Dobson, Professor of Politics, School of Politics, International Relations and Philosophy (SPIRE), Keele University

18th March 2015, 4.15pm5.30pm

In this seminar I propose to focus on the themes in my book, to explore the reasons why so little attention has been paid to the listening aspect of democratic conversation, explore the role that listening might play in democracy, and outline some institutional changes that could be made to make listening more central to democratic processes.

Drop-in session and seminar on commercial and stock photography with Zoe Whishaw

19th March 2015, 1.30pm4.30pm

The Visual and Digital Cultures Research Group will host Commercial Photography Consultant and Mentor Zoe Whishaw for an afternoon dedicated to commercial and stock photography. From 1:30 to 3 pm (Clothworkers' Building North New Media Lab, G.04), Zoe will offer students advice and ideas on how to effectively market themselves and build a lasting presence as a photographer. From 3 to 4:30 pm (Michael Sadler SR, LG.15), she will deliver seminar covering the nuts and bolts of the creative stock photography industry.
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Research Seminar by Mirca Madianu, Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications, Department of Media and Communications, Goldsmiths, London University

13th May 2015, 4.15pm5.30pm

You are invited to attend this event in the School of Media and Communication Research Seminar Series, to be delivered by Mirca Madianu, Senior Lecturer in Media and Communications, Department of Media and Communications, Goldsmiths, London University. The seminar will be held in Lecture Theatre, Room G12, Clothworkers’ Building North.
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Research Seminar by Tamara Witschge, Rosalind Franklin Fellow in Journalism, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

10th June 2015, 4.15pm5.30pm

You are invited to attend this event in the School of Media and Communication Research Seminar Series, to be delivered by Tamara Witschge, Rosalind Franklin Fellow in Journalism, University of Groningen, The Netherlands . The seminar will be held in Lecture Theatre, Room G12, Clothworkers’ Building North.