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9th May, 2022

New Directions in Feminism and Media: Research in Times of Crisis and Change

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9th May, 2022
14:00 - 18:30

This event is the third iteration of the New Directions in Feminist Thought conference which took place in January 2022, and November 2020.

The event  will consist of several panel sessions scheduled across two days. Each panel with have 4/5 presentations lasting 10 minutes with time for questions on a range of topics from contemporary feminist research.

The event is to be a work-in-progress showcase for doctoral and recent post-doctoral students with the aim of creating lively debate amongst the community of feminist cultural studies, media studies and sociology scholars across our institutions, and to encourage inter-university debate and collaboration.

Participants from all areas of research within the field of feminist and gender studies will present work on a range of subjects connected to gender and research in times of crisis and change.

About the speakers:

Keynote talk with Jinsook Kim and Bethan Bide.

Jinsook Kim is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication, Annenberg School for Communication. She earned her Ph.D. in Media Studies from the Department of Radio-Television-Film at the University of Texas at Austin in 2019. Her research focuses on online hate culture and digital feminist activism. She also studies globalization and the reconstruction of national identity at the intersection of gender, race/ethnicity, and nationality.

Bethan Bide is a Lecturer in Design and Cultural Theory at University of Leeds. Her research is interested in the intersection between geography and the creative industries and she has written about the historical development of fashion cities and the relationship between fashion and space in London in the 1940s. Currently she is researching the business history of the British fashion industry in the mid twentieth century.

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