Mickey Mouse Squeaks Back: Defending Media Studies

James Curran Goldsmiths, University of London Keynote address to the MeCCSA conference in Derry 2013. Please use the comment section below if you would like to contribute to the debate or submit an article to the next issue of Three-D. You can also read the discussion on the MeCCSA list. Introduction Media studies have been subject to periodic attack by quality newspapers, across …Continue Reading

MeCCSA 2013 post-event information

Dear colleagues – those of you who attended, and also those who couldn’t attend, our 2013 conference in Derry, may be interested in looking at some of the pictures, tweets and responses arising from the event. Many of the sessions were live streamed, and there are recordings and podcasts of some of them, and there …Continue Reading

Practice Network Report, AGM2013

The network supported three events. January 2012 –  In collaboration with the Women’s Network  a panel was supported at the annual conference on Director Jan Dunn. June 2012 – A one day conference organised by East London, “Powers of the False” at the Cine Lumiere October 2012 – A one day symposium, “REF2014 and Practice-based research”  …Continue Reading

Radio Studies Network report, AGM2013

The Radio Studies Network has reached the end of its third year as a MeCCSA Network. Although it was not possible to organize network events in 2012, the Network will be relaunching its activities for 2013 and 2014 and propose such events for consideration to the MeCCSA Executive Committee within the first quarter of 2013 …Continue Reading

Administration and Communications Subcommittee Report, AGM2013

Report to the MeCCSA AGM, 10 January 2013 Administration and Communications Subcommittee For 2012 the committee has comprised of: Einar Thorsen (Convenor), Bob Franklin, Stephen Lax, Karen Ross, and Sue Thornham. This year the committee has concentrated primarily on the newsletter, website and mailing lists. Other administrative concerns have been addressed either by individuals (e.g. …Continue Reading

Women’s Media Studies Network Report, AGM2013

Current Steering Group Anita Biressi, Ros Brunt, Margaret Montgomerie, Kaity Mendes, Heather Nunn (Chair), Karen Ross, Milly Williamson. Events in 2012 The WMSN MeCCSA conference event, 12 January 2012, Bedfordshire featured filmmaker Jan Dunn in conversation with Rona Murray (Lancaster University). Collaborative event : From Page to Screen: Making and Remembering Women’s History with Women’s Film and …Continue Reading

Postgraduate Network Report, AGM2013

2012 Loughborough University Conference, 17-18 September About 50 papers presented by UK and international students. Held workshops on academic publishing, pitching non-academic publications, activism and research, and meditation. “Research Methods in Media Discourse”, De Montfort University, 17 November Organised by the Media Discourse Group and supported by the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network, the event featured two …Continue Reading

Policy Network Report, AGM2013

Network meetings and events Policy issues are regularly on the agenda for universities all over the country, particularly in this year of the Leveson Inquiry. Events in 2012 included: Dr Jonathan Hardy’s speech to the Oxford Media Convention on 25 January 2012 outlining proposals for media pluralism. 24 February 2012: ‘News of the World: A …Continue Reading

Disabilities Studies Network Report, AGM2013

January 2013 Steering Group Members: Dr. Alison Wilde, Bangor University Deborah Williams, Arts Council England Irene Rose, Liverpool John Moores University Recent Events Free public event: Comedy and Disability: A Debate Friday 5th October 3pm-5pm Liverpool John Moores University, Dean Walters Building, Liverpool L1 7BR Liverpool Comedy Trust’s Annual Comedy Festival Debate for 2012 was …Continue Reading

Academic Development Sub-Committee Report, AGM 2013

Annual General Meeting       Derry, Jan 10th. 2013  Report from Academic Development Sub-Committee The Academic Development Sub-Committee (ADSC) is responsible for over-seeing the Association’s concerns with teaching and learning, research, professional education and employment.  Its membership in 2012 has been Peter Golding (Convenor), Natalie Fenton,  Maire Messenger Davies, and Sue Thornham.  Much of its work comprises …Continue Reading

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