Postgraduate Research in Media & Culture
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About the event
This informal research seminar provides the opportunity for postgraduate researchers working across areas of art, media, and culture to discuss their research interests in a supportive environment. In this session, three postgraduate students who are at different stages of their research will present their work in progress. The aim is to stimulate discussion around shared interests and to facilitate networking opportunities. This is a FREE event and open to all. Refreshments will be served.
Julia Chan is a doctoral candidate in Cultural Studies at Queen's University in Kingston, Canada. Her thesis examines the problem of image-based abuse in the contexts of surveillance, cinema, and visual culture. Her thesis is titled: Stolen Images: Surveillance, Cinema, and Non-consensual Sexualized Images.
Valentini Dafnouli is a doctoral candidate in Film & Media Studies at Anglia Ruskin University. Her thesis examines the TV series The Handmaid’s Tale and explores how the figure of the handmaid has been used in global protest movements. The working title for her thesis is: Televising The Handmaid’s Tale: Feminism, Digital Culture, and Global Social Protest.
Erin Frantz is an MPhil candidate in Film & Media Studies at Anglia Ruskin University. Her thesis focuses on how depression is conveyed as an aesthetic, thematic, and affective dimension of contemporary cinema. The working title for her thesis is: Depression in Contemporary Cinema: Theme, Mood, and Affect.