NECSUS http://www.necsus-ejms.org European Journal of Media Studies Thu, 09 Feb 2017 21:18:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.2 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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A place between desire and experience: Afterthoughts on Carolee Schneemann: Kinetic Painting http://www.necsus-ejms.org/a-place-between-desire-and-experience-afterthoughts-on-carolee-schneemann-kinetic-painting/ Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:53:37 +0000 http://www.necsus-ejms.org/?p=4233 ‘I want the evocation of space, a place between desire and experience.’ This calls forth from a screen suspended in the Museum der Moderne, Salzburg on the occasion of the exhibition Carolee Schneemann: Kinetic Painting. […]

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‘Pierdom’ by Simon Roberts http://www.necsus-ejms.org/pierdom-by-simon-roberts/ Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:52:02 +0000 http://www.necsus-ejms.org/?p=4141 Simon Roberts is a British photographer whose work centres on questions of people and place, particularly in regard to the construction and promotion of national identity. From 2011-2013 these interests fuelled a project titled Pierdom […]

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The politics of spatiality in experimental nonfiction cinema: Jonathan Perel’s ‘Toponimia’ http://www.necsus-ejms.org/politics-spatiality-experimental-nonfiction-cinema-jonathan-perels-toponimia/ Sun, 04 Dec 2016 22:27:34 +0000 http://www.necsus-ejms.org/?p=4053 by Patrick Brian Smith A whole history remains to be written of spaces – which would at the same time be the history of powers – from the great strategies of geopolitics to the little […]

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From single male guest worker to Muslim: An archaeology of iterating archival footage on Dutch television http://www.necsus-ejms.org/from-single-male-guest-worker-to-muslim-an-archaeology-of-iterating-archival-footage-on-dutch-television/ Sun, 04 Dec 2016 22:26:15 +0000 http://www.necsus-ejms.org/?p=4078 by Andrea Meuzelaar Introduction Over the course of more than 50 years Dutch television has generated an enormous amount of stories about Islamic immigration and has produced a collection of images that is still rapidly […]

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