Call for Papers: Mad Men – The Conference. Co-convened by Middle Tennessee State University and The University of Salford. May 2016.

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.

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Launch event for Women in Film & TV North. MediaCityUK Tuesday 20 October 2015 | 18:30 – 20:30 | University of Salford, MediaCityUK

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

Coming soon….Mad Men: The Conference. May 2016. Middle Tennessee State University and The University of Salford.

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 david.lavery@mtsu.edu to join … Continue reading Coming soon….Mad Men: The Conference. May 2016. Middle Tennessee State University and The University of Salford.

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

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

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.

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.

Social Media and Feminism #SoMeFem event 6th March University of Salford at Media City UK

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

Beyonce, Feminism and Pop Culture

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

Call for Papers “I’ll See You Again in 25 Years: The Return of Twin Peaks and Generations of Cult TV” A two-day international conference. School of Arts and Media, University of Salford, UK 21st- – 22nd May 2015

I'm excited to announce the Call for Papers for “I’ll See You Again in 25 Years: The Return of Twin Peaks and Generations of Cult TV” This event is a two-day international conference held at the School of Arts and Media, University of Salford, UK on the 21st- - 22nd May 2015 Confirmed keynote speakers … Continue reading Call for Papers “I’ll See You Again in 25 Years: The Return of Twin Peaks and Generations of Cult TV” A two-day international conference. School of Arts and Media, University of Salford, UK 21st- – 22nd May 2015

I Woke Up Like This? Beyonce and pop feminism.

I'm excited to be lecturing to students at the Royal College of Music Stockholm in December on Beyonce and pop feminism. My lecture at KMH will consider how Beyonce epitomises the tensions between the media and issues of feminist, black feminist, and post-feminist voices in popular culture. It examines Beyonce’s music and imagery in popular … Continue reading I Woke Up Like This? Beyonce and pop feminism.

University of Salford International Media Festival

This November the Salford International Media Festival at Media City provides a vibrant forum for media stakeholders to debate the current climate and play an influential role in shaping the future of the sector. The Festival builds on the rich history of the Nations & Regions Media Conference, widened now to provide a platform for … Continue reading University of Salford International Media Festival