Keynotes: Prof. Angela McRobbie and Prof. Feona Attwood
Oxford Brookes University, 5th-6th June 2015
With 2 days of 4 concurrent sessions this promises to be an important meeting of scholars in the field of gendered media from both historical and contemporary perspectives.
We are excited to announce our draft schedule http://openbrookes.net/consumingculture/
Deadline for registration is May 15th: http://openbrookes.net/consumingculture/registration/
Angela McRobbie is Professor of Communications at Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK. Her unparalleled contribution to the study of gendered media spans 4 decades: from her 1978 study of teen magazines, Jackie: an ideology of adolescent femininity, and the influential Postmodernism and popular culture (1994), to her forthcoming new book Feminism, femininity and the perfect (2015: Sage).
Feona Attwood is Professor of Cultural Studies, Communication and Media at Middlesex University, UK. Her research in the area of sex in contemporary culture; sexualization; new technologies; and controversial media has been foundational to feminist media studies having edited books such as Controversial Images: Media Representations on the Edge (2013) and Mainstreaming Sex: The Sexualization of Western Culture (2009) and the recently launched Routledge journal Porn Studies.
This conference follows on from those held at Kingston (2012) and Cornell (2013) themed around women and magazines. The conference will be held at Oxford Brookes University and is jointly sponsored by Oxford Brookes University (UK), Arcadia University (US), and the University of East Anglia (UK). For additional information and updates, please go to http://openbrookes.net/consumingculture/ and follow @PrintAndPixels on twitter