Invited speakers – biographies Bruce Brown Chair of RAE2008 Main Panel O, University of Brighton Bruce Brown is currently the University of Brighton’s Director of Research Development. Before this he was Dean of the University’s Faculty of Arts & Architecture for 16 years. He is also Director of the Higher Education Academy’s Subject Centre for Art, …Continue Reading

2006 Joint Annual Conference of MeCCSA and AMPE

Joint Annual Conference of MeCCSA and AMPE The second joint conference of MeCCSA and AMPE was held at Leeds Metropolitan University from 13 to 15 January 2006. It brought together two leading media subject associations serving the UK’s tertiary sector. The AGMs of both associations were held during the conference. The conference was hosted by …Continue Reading


MeCCSA’s 2006 AGM was held at Leeds Metropolitan University on Saturday 14 January 2006, during the joint conference of MeCCSA and AMPE. Resolutions put at the AGM included the following from the Executive Committee: ’This AGM approves the constitution appended for a new organisation and the transitional arrangements proposed. It agrees to dissolve MeCCSA from …Continue Reading

Panels and Screenings

Postgraduate Network Panel: Women – History/Representation/Technology Venue: Ground floor room, MHAC Building (room TBC) Time/day: 2-3.15pm, Thursday 6 January Angela Smith (University of Sunderland) First Wave feminism and British widows of the First World War Vicky Ball ( Queen Margaret University College) Excess and Containment: The British female ensemble drama Helen Thornham (University of Ulster) …Continue Reading

Accepted Papers

David Hesmondhalgh (Open University) Bourdieu, media production and the cultural industries Lincoln Geraghty (University of Nottingham) ‘Realities…blending as one’: Film Texts and Intertexts in the Star Trek/X-Men Crossover Comics Feona Attwood (Sheffield Hallam University) Reading the readers: representing the consumption of sexually explicit media Agnes Gulyas (Canterbury Christ Church University College) Are Corporate Forms a …Continue Reading

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Adobe Acrobat PDFs What are we talking about? The media and the war on terrorism: the local meanings of the global war Christina Archetti, University of Leeds Sourcing routines and representation in alternative journalism: a case study approach Chris Atton and Emma Wickenden, Napier University Improving learning on academic media undergraduate modules: a case study …Continue Reading

2005 Joint Annual Conference of MeCCSA and AMPE

Joint Annual Conference of MeCCSA and AMPE The first joint conference of MeCCSA and AMPE was held at University of Lincoln from Wednesday 5 to Friday 7 January 2005. It brought together two leading media subject associations serving the United Kingdom’s tertiary sector. Full papers to be uploaded here soon. More information Report on MeCCSA …Continue Reading

5th Annual Conference Report

Kate O’Riordan In 2003 the annual MeCCSA conference was held on the University of Sussex campus just outside Brighton, UK. The University of Sussex, the conference chair (Dr Sally R Munt) and MeCCSA clearly worked hard to develop a stimulating conference in comfortable surroundings. This paid off and the conference was a really enjoyable event …Continue Reading

MeCCSA 5th Annual Conference and AGM

MeCCSA 5th Annual Conference and AGM University of Sussex, Brighton, UK, Friday 19 – Sunday 21 December 2003 EXTENSION TO CALL FOR PAPERS: FRIDAY 26 SEPTEMBER Residential rates £150 – £300. 50% of accommodation is en-suite, first come – first served! Keynote speakers include: Elizabeth Grosz (Rutgers, USA), Elihu Katz (Hebrew University, Jerusalem and Annenberg …Continue Reading

Accepted papers

‘Blair’s Babes’ and the Body Politic: Women, Democracy and Media-ted Representation in the 1997 British General Election Charlotte Adcock Keywords: Women, representation, democracy, newspapers, journalism, public sphere politics Framing Gulf War 2 : a preliminary assessment of the coverage of the Iraq war in British television reporting. Daniele Albertazzi Keywords: ITV, BBC, GULF WAR 2 …Continue Reading

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