Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society – ‘Exploiting around the Clock: Sam Katzman and the Genesis of the Rock ’n’ Roll Film’ with Yannis Tzioumakis (University of Liverpool)

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Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society Exploiting around the Clock: Sam Katzman and the Genesis of the Rock ’n’ Roll Film Featuring Yannis Tzioumakis (University of Liverpool). This paper revisits the production history of the film Rock around the Clock (1956), with a view to shedding light on certain aspects of that history that have received little attention, but […]

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Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society – ‘Data Theory: Interpretive Sociology and Computational Methods’ with Professor Simon Lindgren (Umeå University)

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Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society Data Theory: Interpretive Sociology and Computational Methods Featuring Professor Simon Lindgren (Umeå University). The ongoing and intensifying datafication of our societies poses huge challenges as well as opportunities for social science to rethink core elements of its research enterprise. Prominently, there is a pressing need to move beyond the long-standing qualitative/quantitative divide. This […]

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Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society – ‘The Devil Rides In: The Development of Satanic Narratives in the Swinging Sixties and Beyond’ with Dr Tom Clark (University of Sheffield)

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Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society The Devil Rides In: The Development of Satanic Narratives in the Swinging Sixties and Beyond Featuring Dr Tom Clark (University of Sheffield). There is now growing scholarly attention directed toward folklore and cinema, particularly in respect to ‘folk horror’ (Hutchings, 1993; Sherman and Koven, 2007; FHR, 2017). Elsewhere, there has been much interest in […]

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Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society – ‘Anti-Racist Scholar-Activism’ with Remi Joseph-Salisbury (University of Manchester) and Laura Connelly (University of Sheffield)

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Update: This seminar was recorded – you can find it online on Vimeo. Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society Anti-Racist Scholar-Activism Featuring Remi Joseph-Salisbury (University of Manchester) & Laura Connelly (University of Sheffield). This presentation focuses on our recent research exploring Anti-Racist Scholar-Activism in British universities. Based upon data from interviews with anti-racist ‘scholar-activists’, we will highlight a number […]

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Wednesday 29 May 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Lada Trifonova Price (Senior Journalism Lecturer, Department of Media, Arts and Communication, Sheffield Hallam University)

Title: Media corruption and issues of journalistic and institutional integrity in post-communist countries: The case of Bulgaria Speaker: Dr Lada Trifonova Price (Senior Journalism Lecturer, Department of Media, Arts and Communication, Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract From a normative standpoint the media are usually seen as one of the pillars of a national integrity system, entrusted with the tasks of exposing […]

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Hallam Guild – Research Methods @ SHU launch meeting – Wednesday 06 February 2019

Everyone is invited to the launch meeting for the new Hallam Guild group ‘Research Methods @ SHU’. The first meeting will take place on Wednesday 6th February 2019, 1-2pm, in the Owen Building, Room 1025, City Campus, Sheffield Hallam University. The purpose of the group is to create a community of practice and a network of educators, researchers and students […]

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