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Culture and Creative Industries Department Events: Autumn 2014

The Culture and Creative Industries group at City University works on critical approaches to culture, media, digital technologies, work, and  arts and cultural policy. We have strong interests in questions of  power and inequality.  

Events start at 5PM

 All are welcome.

 Wednesday 8th October 5-7pm  Room A130, College Building, City University London,

Feminism and childcare revisited 

Roundtable discussion with Tracey Jensen (UEL) Jill Rutter (Family and Childcare Trust) Sara de Benedictis ( King’s College London Victoria Showunmi (Institute of Education) Gideon Burrows  (author of Men Can Do It) Chair Jo Littler/Alison Winch

Presentations will be followed by discussion and refreshments


Weds October 15th  Room AG11, College Building, City University

Blowing your own trumpet: exploring the gendered dynamics of self-promotion 

Dr Christina Scharff, King’s College, London


Tues October 21st  Room BLG07 5.30 pm

CCI Annual Lecture: Creativity and Urban Development

Professor Klaus Kuntzmann, Honorary Professor, University College London, Bartlet School of Planning, London, UK, and,

Chung Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan


Weds 22 October 2014 5-7pm  D427 Social Sciences Building

 BDSM and Popular Culture

A session organized by the Gender & Sexualities Research Forum (GSRF)                                   City University London

Speakers: Ummni Khan and Meg John Barker

 Presentations will be followed by discussion and refreshments


Weds October 29th Room AG11 College Building, City University

Princess Lillifee’s Rosy Cheeks. Historicizing ‘Fairness’ in Little Girl  Princess Culture

Dr Dominque Grisard, Visiting Fellow, City University


Weds November 5th Room AG11 College Building, City University

Selling Genital Cosmetic Surgery to Healthy

Women. A Multimodal Discourse Analysis of Australian Surgical Websites

Dr Claire Moran, University of Queensland


Weds November 12th Room AG11 College Building, City University

Recreational Sexuality and class-making under neoliberalism

Dana Kaplan, Visiting Fellow, City University


Weds 19th November BGO3, University Building, City University London

An Intergenerational Feminist Media Studies 

////  Supported by MECCSA Women’s Network, and in association with City’s Gender and Sexualities Research Forum and the femgensex network at Middlesex /////

Roundtable discussion with Ros Gill (City) Diane Negra (Dublin) Hannah Hamad (Kings) Nayomi Roshini and Mariam Kauser (Middlesex) Chair Alison Winch / Jo Littler

Presentations will be followed by discussion and refreshments

sbbk273 • September 23, 2014

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