A Changing Academic Environment? The challenges for Female Academics

The Women’s Media Studies Network is pleased to invite colleagues attending the Annual MeCCSA Conference 2010 to a session entitled ‘A Changing Academic Environment? The challenges for Female Academics’ Friday 8th January 2010, 14.15-15.30 Venue: LSE MeCCSA Conference, NABLG09 (New Academic Building, lower ground floor, room 09) This discussion will focus on the challenges facing …Continue Reading

Response to HEFCE consultation on the REF

MeCCSA has responded to the consultation on proposals for the Research Excellence Framework (REF), promoted by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE). The consultation had set out proposals for all key aspects of the framework and invited responses from across the UK and invited responses from the higher education sector as well asorganisations …Continue Reading

Invitation for Nominations for Executive Committee 2010

The MeCCSA AGM will be held during the Annual Conference at LSE, which takes place from Wednesday the 6th – Friday the 8th of January 2010. The purpose of this notice is to invite nominations for election to the Executive Committee. The ballot papers will be sent out 28 days ahead of the AGM.  To …Continue Reading

My brilliant career? Women in the academy: a symposium and networking event

The Women’s Media Studies Network is pleased to announce a one day event addressing the experiences, aspirations and concerns of women working in higher education in media, cultural studies and the humanities. This invites scholars who situate their research within a feminist framework to consider the organisational and personal/social impediments to institutional and intellectual recognition …Continue Reading

Postgraduate Network call for 2011 conference

  The MeCCSA Postgraduate Network (PGN) seeks applicants from post-graduate students interested in hosting the 2011 annual postgraduate conference. Successful candidates will receive also financial support (£3000) support from the Higher Education Academy – Subject Centre for Art, Design and Media (ADM-HEA). They are also encouraged to apply for AHRC funding for additional funds and …Continue Reading

Determining Creative Practice – A practice-based research symposium

The University of Bedfordshire, University of Derby and the MeCCSA Practice Section present a one day practice-based research symposium for media practitioners and academics. The contribution of practice-based research within arts and humanities has become increasingly recognized and indeed inter-disciplinary collaborations are creating recognition outside of the field. A key criteria of practice-based research is …Continue Reading

HEFCE consultation on the Research Excellence Framework

HEFCE have published their consultation on the Research Excellence Framework . MeCCSA will be formally responding to this, and will review a draft response at its next Executive Committee meeting in November 2009. Members who have points they wish us to consider or include are invited to send notes of these as soon as possible, …Continue Reading

First Person Filmmaking and Autobiographical Documentary

Venue: Henry Thomas Room, Tower Building, 166-220 Holloway Road, London N7 8DB > Directions Nearest underground stations: Holloway Road, Piccadilly Line (Tower Building is opposite the station) Highbury & Islington, Victoria Line and London Overground (5-8 mins walk up Holloway Road) Keynote speakers: Professor Stella Bruzzi Patrick Collerton This conference sets out to explore this …Continue Reading

2010 MeCCSA Postgraduate Conference

30 June-1 July 2010 University of GlasgowHosted by the Department of Theatre, Film & Television Studies Final programme now available – see conference page for details. 

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