The School of Film and Television Studies and the School of Political, Social and International Studies invite anyone considering postgraduate studies in either school to both a Graduate Study Day and Graduate Open Day, both of which are being held on Wednesday November 10th, 2010.
Details of the Open Day are available on the University Website, but the details of the Study Day can be found below:
The Generation Game: Age Demographics and Popular Media
10-11.15 Youth, Media and Regulation
Cann, Victoria, 'What is youth? The challenges and implications of defining youth as a social category in media studies'.
Mac Síthigh, Daithí, 'Obsession is a young man’s game: age and the classification and regulation of computer games'.
Mizsei-Ward, Rachel, '“For you and your family”: The Celebrity Family in Nintendo Adverts'.
11.15-11.45 Coffee and Tea
11.45-13.00 Historicizing Girl Cultures
Snelson, Tim 'Delinquent Daughters: Times Square’s Bobby Sox Brigade and the New York Reception of the "Juvenile Delinquency Picture" Cycle in 1944'
Williams, Melanie, 'Hayley Mills: prototype Disney tween star?'
Kennedy, Melanie, 'Tweens, Queens, Feminisms and Fairy Tales: The Cross-generational Female Investment in Princess Narratives'
14.15-15.30 Youth Ain't What it Use to Be: Cross-Generational Media Consumption
Rawitsch, Elizabeth, 'Silence Isn’t Golden, Girls: The Cross-Generational Appeal of “America’s Grandma” Betty White'.
McCulloch, Richard, 'Where The Child Things Are: Adaptation, genre, and the hijacking of the contemporary Hollywood children’s film'
Ellison, Hannah, 'Twenteen: Issues of the ageing teen drama'.
15.30-16.00 Coffee and Tea
16.00-17.00 Panel Four: Inthorn, Sanna,'Youth, Citizenship and Popular Culture: Report on an ERSC Funded Research Project'
17.00 Study Day Ends
If you want to attend the study day, please contact Keith Johnston ([log in to unmask]), Melanie Williams ([log in to unmask]), Mike Bowker ([log in to unmask]) or Heather Savigny ([log in to unmask]) for more details.
Prof. Mark Jancovich
Head of School
Film and Television Studies
University of East Anglia,
Norwich, NR4 7TJ,
Tel: 01603 592787
Email: [log in to unmask]
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