The Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen has vacancies for two Assistant Professors in Media Studies (60% teaching, 40% research). The full-time appointments will be for a period of four years, with the possibility of appointment for an indefinite period. The successful candidates are expected to teach in the English-taught BA programme Media […]
We are happy to announce that you can now follow NECSUS on Instagram. The journal can also be found on Twitter and Facebook. On Instagram we will share a wide variety of images that come from the journal articles, review sections, and audiovisual essays that have been published in our journal issues over the years. […]
From 13-15 December 2018, Philipps-University Marburg hosts the international conference Histories of Film History: Materials and Methods. The conference is organised by Yvonne Zimmermann and NECSUS editorial board member Malte Hagener. Histories of Film History aims at providing insight into the fabrication of film history and discourses on its theories and methods in the past, […]
Lisa Parks, Professor of Comparative Media Studies/Writing at MIT, has been awarded a 2018 MacArthur Fellowship for her research into the global reach of information technology infrastructures and the cultural, political, and humanitarian implications of the flow of information. The MacArthur Foundation praises Parks for ‘extending the parameters of media studies and revealing the ways […]
From 21-23 June 2018, the University of Sussex organises an interdisciplinary international conference to examine and expand debates on disco. From its origins as a New York City subculture and its transition into the mainstream to its subsequent lives across international scenes, disco poses pivotal questions about the entanglements of art, industry, identity, and community. […]
CMCI PhD Conference ‘World in Flux: Exploring Cultural and Media Studies in a Changing World’ 15 June 2018 King’s College London Bush House (former headquarters of the BBC World Service) Keynote Speakers: Professor Anna Reading (King’s College London) and Professor Catherine Grant (Birkbeck, University of London) Our world is ever-fluctuating, nothing is static, and these […]
The website Open Access in Media Studies is now online. It is maintained and curated by Jeroen Sondervan in collaboration with the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies (NECS). The website and blog aim to inform about and promote open access publishing in the field of media studies.
In this Spring 2015 issue we are excited to present our second guest-edited special section, dedicated to ‘Animals’. Guest editors Barbara Creed and Maarten Reesink have assembled a coherent collection of essays that explore animals from a variety of angles, including photography, film, television, and new media. Their introduction ‘Animals, anthropocentrism, media’ sketches out the […]