Date: 17/2/2016 | Time: 4.00pm – 5.30pm
The Journalism Research Group’s (JRG) next event will be ‘Methods for researching journalism: Actor Network Theory’.
Date: 25/2/2016 | Time: 12.00pm – 1.00pm
At this first meeting of the new year, we will discuss the ongoing or planned research and teaching relating to feminism in the School of Media and Communication.
Date: 25/2/2016 | Time: 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Dr. Jason Vincent A. Cabañes, Lecturer in International Communication, School of Media and Communication, University of Leeds, will deliver a research seminar titled: ‘Media representation and cultural contestations: Interrogating imaginaries of multiculturalism’.
Date: 3/3/2016 | Time: 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Dr Jasjit Singh, University Academic Fellow in Religious and Cultural Transmission, School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science, University of Leeds will deliver a research seminar titled ‘New channels, old news? Religious Transmission through British South Asian media’.
Date: 8/3/2016 | Time: 5.15pm – 6.15pm
A Q and A discussion with journalists Alan Cowell and Sue Cullinan.
Date: 9/3/2016 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Toby Miller, Professor of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies, Cardiff University and Sir Walter Murdoch, Professor of Cultural Policy Studies, Murdoch University.
Date: 15/3/2016 | Time: 12.00pm – 1.00pm
At this meeting, the Reading Group will read and discuss feminist scholarship in the promotional industries.
Date: 16/3/2016 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
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
Date: 23/3/2016 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
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.
Date: 3/2/2016 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
With electoral politics no longer organised by social class, politicians increasingly seek to relate to a broad spectrum of citizens and part of their relatability is conjured through more casual, informal performances aimed at cultivating authenticity.
Date: 27/1/2016 | Time: 5.00pm – 7.00pm
The Journalism Research Group (JRG) invites you to our first event of 2016 – a screening of the documentary The Fourth Estate.
Date: 20/1/2016 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
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.
Yvonne Tasker. Celebrity creativity: picturing women directors through historical perspectives and contemporary frames
Date: 20/1/2016 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Yvonne Tasker asks why feminism has been so intrigued by female filmmakers, how the representation of the woman as director functions as icon and explores the contemporary resonance of the lost/neglected filmmaker.
Date: 30/11/2015 | Time: 1.00pm – 2.30pm
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.
Date: 26/11/2015 | Time: 4.30pm – 6.00pm
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).
Date: 25/11/2015 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
The accelerating spread of digital technologies over the last twenty years is one of the defining features of our time, a development that has been compared to steam power, electricity, and the rise of broadcast media in terms of its scale, scope, and social significance. Understanding the consequences is a central challenge for the social and human sciences.
Date: 24/11/2015 | Time: 5.00pm – 6.30pm
David Hesmondhalgh, Kate Oakley, David Lee and Melissa Nisbett discuss their new book, Culture, Economy and Politics: the Case of New Labour (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) and recent developments in Labour cultural policy.
Date: 17/11/2015 | Time: 4.15pm – 5.30pm
Branded Networks, Creativity and Change in the U.S Television Industry: Algorithmic Television. A presentation by Serra Tinic, Amanda D. Lotz, and Timothy Havens.
Date: 12/11/2015 | Time: 3.00pm – 4.30pm
In 2015/2016 the Visual and Digital Cultures Research Group will run a series of events on the theme of “Representation”. Our first event of the year is a reading group, which will take place on Thursday November 12, 3-4:30 pm in Baines Wing 1.15.