NECSUS http://www.necsus-ejms.org European Journal of Media Studies Tue, 09 May 2017 08:31:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 NECS 2017 Paris, preliminary program released http://www.necsus-ejms.org/necs-2017-paris-preliminary-program-released/ Sun, 30 Apr 2017 18:18:27 +0000 http://www.necsus-ejms.org/?p=4337 The preliminary program of the 11th annual NECS Conference, which will take place from June 29th to July 1st 2017 in Paris, is now available online. Keynote speakers for the conference include Mark Hansen (Duke University, […]

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NECSUS abstract submissions, no deadlines http://www.necsus-ejms.org/abstract-submissions-no-deadlines/ Sun, 09 Apr 2017 21:18:02 +0000 http://www.necsus-ejms.org/?p=4312 NECSUS accepts abstract submissions on a rolling basis throughout the year for a wide variety of articles on a number of themes related to media studies but not necessarily connected to a special section topic. […]

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Theory of Practice/Practice of Theory: Thinking Through Making, Coventry University http://www.necsus-ejms.org/theory-practicepractice-theory-thinking-making-symposium-coventry-university/ Thu, 09 Mar 2017 13:29:29 +0000 http://www.necsus-ejms.org/?p=4290 Organised by Dr Kamila Kuc and Dr Miriam de Rosa. Chaired by Dr Janneke Adema. Date: 15 March 2017 Venue: Coventry Transport Museum, Starley Suite.  Time: 10.00-16.00 Concept This symposium takes as its starting point Kamila Kuc’s […]

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Cute, small, and deadly — a symposium http://www.necsus-ejms.org/cute-small-and-deadly-a-symposium/ Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:50:14 +0000 http://www.necsus-ejms.org/?p=4284 A symposium on aesthetics and political forms, Friday, 3 March 2017, 13.30h, NYU-Prague We live in strange times. Isis, an international terrorist organization, uses kitten pictures to soften its public image. A right wing ideologue […]

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Black Film British Cinema Conference 2017 http://www.necsus-ejms.org/black-film-british-cinema-conference-2017/ Thu, 09 Feb 2017 21:18:55 +0000 http://www.necsus-ejms.org/?p=4278 The Politics of Race in Contemporary Film and Digital Practice, 18-19 May 2017. Goldsmiths, University of London (Day One) and Institute of Contemporary Arts (Day Two) Whether we consider the rise of the concept of diversity, […]

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Songs of home (and away): Ethnically-coded diegetic music and multidirectional nostalgia in fiction films about Polish migrants http://www.necsus-ejms.org/songs-home-away-ethnically-coded-diegetic-music-multidirectional-nostalgia-fiction-films-polish-migrants/ Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:45:20 +0000 http://www.necsus-ejms.org/?p=4130 by Kris Van Heuckelom and Iwona Guść ‘More, Olek, more, please … Sing, sing … sing a song!’ – Norwegian host addressing his Polish guest (in Cabin Fever)[1] Introduction One of the understudied aspects of […]

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The home screen as an anchor point for mobile media use: Technologies, practices, identities http://www.necsus-ejms.org/the-home-screen-as-an-anchor-point-for-mobile-media-use-technologies-practices-identities/ Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:44:11 +0000 http://www.necsus-ejms.org/?p=4241 by Stefan Werning Introduction The notion of home as a place to return to has been particularly prominent (e.g. in popular culture) at times of ‘abrupt change either within the social or physical environment or […]

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The filmic representation of home in transnational families: The case of ‘I for India’ http://www.necsus-ejms.org/the-filmic-representation-of-home-in-transnational-families-the-case-of-i-for-india/ Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:43:09 +0000 http://www.necsus-ejms.org/?p=4113 by Efrén Cuevas In an increasingly globalised world, the phenomenon of transnational families has spanned many countries, raising questions as to the traditional understanding of home, a concept normally associated with the notions of homeland […]

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From the bedroom to LA: Revisiting the settings of early video blogs on YouTube http://www.necsus-ejms.org/from-the-bedroom-to-la-revisiting-the-settings-of-early-video-blogs-on-youtube/ Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:35:39 +0000 http://www.necsus-ejms.org/?p=4151 by Rainer Hillrichs The home is only one of many settings in contemporary YouTube videos. On professionalised video blogs, domestic settings are only used when they are motivated by particular video projects. Videos of the […]

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The Calais Jungle: Mediations of home http://www.necsus-ejms.org/calais-jungle-mediations-home/ Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:34:32 +0000 http://www.necsus-ejms.org/?p=4181 by Mireille Rosello In October 2016 something happened that the French authorities would like the international community to interpret as a long-overdue humanitarian intervention: the dismantling of the Jungle, the unofficial refugee camp/slum where thousands […]

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