Call for Papers: Fame-inism: Feminism and Global Celebrity Culture Special Issue of Celebrity Studies Guest Editors: Kirsty Fairclough-Isaacs, University of Salford, UK Natasha Patterson, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada Camilla A. Sears, Thompson Rivers University, Canada For this special issue of Celebrity Studies, the editors are seeking proposals on the topic of feminism and … Continue reading Call for Papers: Call for Papers: Fame-inism: Feminism and Global Celebrity Culture Special Issue of Celebrity Studies
I'm really pleased to announce the publication of the first comprehensive academic study of arena concerts, "The Arena Concert: Music, Media and Mass Entertainment". I co-edited with a great team; Ben Halligan, Robert Edgar, Nicola Spelman. The book has chapters and contributions from: Sunil Manghani, Erich Hertz; Jon Stewart, Kimi Kärki, Kevin Holm-Hudson and many others. … Continue reading “The Arena Concert: Music, Media and Mass Entertainment” just published by Bloomsbury Academic
NWCDTP PhD scholarships in Media/Communication We warmly invite expressions of interest further to applications for PhD studentships (full and part-time) from the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership, in the Media and Communications and Cultural Studies Pathways. The Studentship covers all PhD fees, provides an annual stipend for the duration … Continue reading North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership PhD scholarships in Media/Communication
I'm very pleased to be able to announce the next project in the School of Arts and Media Television Studies Conference Series, Mad Men: The Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, USA Date: May 26-28, 2016. Convened by the College of Media and Entertainment and the College of Liberal Arts at Middle Tennessee State University, USA, and The … Continue reading Call for Papers: Mad Men – The Conference. Co-convened by Middle Tennessee State University and The University of Salford. May 2016.
This month sees the launch of the Women in Film & TV North network at The University of Salford, MediaCityUK The event, which is run in association with The University of Salford, is free to attend and open to WFTV members and non-members alike. I'll be chairing the panel on Skills Shortages and Opportunities in the … Continue reading Launch event for Women in Film & TV North. MediaCityUK Tuesday 20 October 2015 | 18:30 – 20:30 | University of Salford, MediaCityUK
Mad Men the Conference. Middle Tennessee State University, USA and the University of Salford, UK will host an international conference on the AMC series in May 2016 (dates TBA) in Murfreesboro, Tenneessee. Prof David Lavery, Prof Jane Marcellus (MTSU), Dr Kirsty Fairclough-Isaacs, Dr Michael Goddard, Dr Anthony Smith (Salford)--co-conveners. CFP forthcoming. E-mail email@example.com to join … Continue reading Coming soon….Mad Men: The Conference. May 2016. Middle Tennessee State University and The University of Salford.
Our conference I’ll See You Again in 25 Years: The Return of Twin Peaks and Generations of Cult TV’. School of Arts and Media at The University of Salford, 21-22 May 2015 went very well indeed. The quality of the papers was excellent and the two days saw a fascinating and diverse set of readings … Continue reading Twin Peaks Conference at The University of Salford. I’ll See You Again in 25 Years: The Return of Twin Peaks and Generations of Cult TV’. University of Salford, 21-22 May 2015
Registration is still open for the two-day “I’ll See you in 25 years”: Twin Peaks and Generations of Cult TV conference to be held at the University of Salford, 21-22 May. Registration details can be found here (deadline: 17 May): http://shop.salford.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=1&depti%20%3E%20d=2&catid=232&prodvarid=212 Programme details for the conference can be found below. Please also note that colleagues … Continue reading Programme for the two-day “I’ll See you in 25 years”: Twin Peaks and Generations of Cult TV conference to be held at the University of Salford, 21-22 May.
I was thrilled to be a keynote speaker at the Social Media and Feminism event organised by the British Psychological Society to celebrate International Women's Day on March 6th at the University of Salford's Media City campus. The day saw a wide range of inter-disciplinary talks from feminists from the fields of psychology, sociology and media … Continue reading Social Media and Feminism #SoMeFem event 6th March University of Salford at Media City UK
More shameless self-promotion I'm afraid. I recently gave a lecture at KMH Royal College of Music Stockholm on Beyonce, Feminism and Pop Culture. My talk explored how Beyoncé embodies the tensions between the media and feminist, black feminist and post-feminist voices in popular culture. It examined Beyoncé's music and imagery in popular culture and explored … Continue reading Beyonce, Feminism and Pop Culture