Faculty of Performance, Visual Arts and Communications

School of Media and Communication





Leeds Music Reading Group

26th November 2015, 4.30pm6.00pm

The Leeds Music Reading Group will meet on 26th November. We will be discussing Virinder Kalra's new book, Sacred and Secular Musics: A Postcolonial Approach (Bloomsbury, 2015).

November 2015


Multimodality Reading Group

30th November 2015, 1.00pm2.30pm

You are warmly invited to participate in the first of a series of events on multimodality. As a phenomenon of communication, the term ‘multimodality’ is being increasingly used in the arts, humanities and social sciences to refer to the combination of multiple resources to make meaning.
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Soap, Fairytales and Industry of Dreams...

1st December 2015, 4.00pm5.00pm

Jaden Clark, Scriptwriter who has written for Eastenders, will offer her insights on getting into this industry, managing the industry and staying in the industry. Will include 'have-a-go' exercise and time for questions.
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Feminist Reading Group

20th January 2016, 4.15pm5.30pm

The Feminist Reading Group is hosting guest speaker Dr. Yvonne Tasker, Professor of Film Studies, Dean of Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of East Anglia.

Greening the Media Revisited - Why Media History is all Wrong

9th March 2016, 4.15pm5.30pm

Toby Miller, Professor of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, Cardiff University and Sir Walter Murdoch, Professor of Cultural Policy Studies, Murdoch University.

PR, Voice and Recognition: A case study of Fixers UK

16th March 2016, 4.15pm5.30pm

Dr Lee Edwards, Associate Professor, Communications Studies (PR); Postgraduate Tutor; Programme Leader, MA in Public Relations and Society, School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds
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Feminist Reading Group

23rd March 2016, 4.15pm5.30pm

The Feminist Reading Group is hosting guest speaker Dr. Aristea Fotopoulou, Lecturer in Media, University of Brighton who will come to the School to speak on 23rd March.