New media and (new) media studies: Symposium on Postgraduate Learning and Teaching in Media and Cultural Studies

Lancaster University Friday 21st November 2008 The event will bring together postgraduate students involved in the Higher Education teaching of Media, Communications and Cultural studies to share experiences, develop collaborative exchanges and face the unique issues and concerns affecting postgraduate tutors within the field. The event is hosted by the Institute for Cultural Research at …Continue Reading

Fifth MeCCSA Postgraduate Network Conference 2008

University of Sussex, Brighton Tuesday 1st – Wednesday 2nd July 2008 The MeCCSA (Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association) Postgraduate Network held its fifth annual conference at the University of Sussex, Brighton on the 1st and 2nd July 2008. The conference was an excellent opportunity for postgraduate students to present their work to likeminded individuals …Continue Reading

Cultural Borrowings: A Study Day on Appropriation, Reworking and Transformation

University of Nottingham Wednesday 19th March 2008 > Click here for the conference webpage Throughout history, artists have appropriated, sampled or borrowed elements from pre-existing work for use in new cultural texts. When hip-hop artist Dangermouse mixed samples from The Beatles White Album with Jay-Z’s Black Album to produce The Grey Album; or when Todd Haynes paid homage to the …Continue Reading

Minding the Gap: Reflections on Media Practice & Theory

One-day training symposium for Postgraduates & Early Career Researchers Reuters Institute, Oxford Saturday 12th May 2007 Keynote Speaker: Professor Brian Winston, University of Lincoln Click here to visit the conference webpage and to view or download the programme, report and pictures  There is an unmistakable gap between intellectual models of mass media institutions and practices, and …Continue Reading

Call for MeCCSA-PGN Conference Bids

The MeCCSA Postgraduate Network (PGN) seeks applications from post-graduate students interested in hosting the annual postgraduate conference. At this moment, we cannot guarantee to offer funding support, however we are doing our best to secure funding. Therefore, it is important that the bid reflects this. The chosen candidate will be encouraged to apply for AHRC …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 17: The 2011/12 Postgraduate Network Committee

Ruth Sanz Sabido De Montfort University The new MeCCSA-PGN executive board was elected at a meeting on 4th July during the MeCCSA PGN annual conference, hosted by University of Bournemouth. Following the work of previous committees, and in line with our mission statement, this year the MeCCSA PGN board will focus on generating awareness of …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 17: The 2011 MeCCSA Postgraduate Network Conference

Shelley Thompson Bournemouth University More than 60 papers, nearly 100 postgraduates and early post-doctoral researchers, three keynotes and plenary session, two workshops, and a barbecue on the beach. That was the recipe for a successful 8th Annual MeCCSA-Postgraduate Network Conference in July! Postgraduate researchers from Bournemouth University’s Media School organised the event, which attracted early …Continue Reading

Three-D Issue 17: Teaching challenges and solutions

Debbie Flint ADM-HEA, University of Brighton Around 25 postgraduate media, communications and cultural studies students from institutions across the UK explored teaching challenges and their potential solutions in a ‘Teaching Exchange Workshop’ at the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network annual conference at Bournemouth University in July this year (see also full report on pages 21-22). The workshop …Continue Reading

Postgraduate Network contact details

Tianyang Zhou – Chair, Univerisity of Sussex (t.zhou@sussex.ac.uk) Aurora Patera – Vice Chair, Canterbury Christ Church University (aurora.patera@canterbury.ac.uk) Emma Kaylee Graves – Communication Officer, Canterbury Christ Church University (e.graves206@canterbury.ac.uk) Nicholas Furze – Communication Officer, Canterbury Christ Church University (nicholas.furze@canterbury.ac.uk) Umar Suleiman Jahun – Training Officer, University of Sussex (u.jahun@sussex.ac.uk) Madhushala Senaratne – Journal Editor, University of …Continue Reading

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