Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Media and Communication




Undergraduate Open Day

6th October 2018 (all day)

Explore campus, talk to staff and students and find out about your subjects at our open day.

Undergraduate Open Day

8th September 2018 (all day)

Explore campus, talk to staff and students and find out about your subjects at our open day.

Hitting the glass wall: investigating everyday ageism in the advertising industry

6th June 2018, 4.15pm5.30pm

This talk presents findings from a research project into the lived professional reality of ‘older’ creative directors, art directors and copywriters working in the Australian advertising industry.

Media and Communication Degree Show 2018

6th June 2018, 4.00pm7.00pm

An unmissable evening to celebrate the work produced by students in the School of Media and Communication.

Internet memes and the twofold articulation of values

23rd May 2018, 4.15pm5.30pm

Limor Shifman analyses the communicative values embedded in memes to reveal unexpected similarities between memes as seemingly disparate as Pepe the Frog and #MeToo.

What’s wrong with Jeremy Corbyn? Political Celebrity, Fandom and the Public Sphere

16th May 2018, 4.15pm5.30pm

The talk will explore Labour’s ambiguous positions regarding the UK’s departure from the EU and argues that Corbyn’s political success is largely conventional and in line with the rise of populist campaigning strategies.

Research Seminar: Ruth Palmer - Becoming the news: how ordinary people respond to the media spotlight

9th May 2018, 4.15pm5.30pm

What does it feel like to be featured, quoted, or just named in a news story?

Beyond ratings, shares, clicks and time spent: six or seven reasons why we should study the experience of news

2nd May 2018, 4.15pm5.30pm

Audiences and users have always been targeted by marketers but have only recently become important for journalism. Irene Costera Meijer aims to improve our understanding of news audiences.

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