The news feed from the Centre for Culture and the Creative Industries at City, University of London

BA Creative & Cultural Industries students wow audiences with Digitalogue at the Rich Mix Shoreditch

The BA Creative & Cultural Industries students organised a two day festival – Digitalogue – showcasing original material from emerging artists with interactive installations, dance and live music. Digitalogue, which has been described by the students as a “symphony between digital and analogue”, was held at Rich Mix in Shoreditch on Monday 23rd and Tuesday…

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Recent shortform writing

Dr Casey Brienza has written a review of Eva Illouz’s Hard-Core Romance: Fifty Shades of Grey, Best-Sellers, and Society for the March 2015 issue of Publishing Research Quarterly. She has also contributed an ‘In Her Own Words’ column on women’s colleges the institutionalization of feminism for this month’s issue of the Women in Higher Education…

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Deconstructing Sexism Day Conference

The British Association of Applied Linguistics (BAAL) 8th BAAL Language, Gender and Sexuality Special Interest Group Annual Event (Previously GaLSIG) Deconstructing Sexism: What can we learn from different approaches and disciplines? Date: Friday 8th May 2015, 10am-6pm Place: City University London, room AG07, College Building, St John Street, EC1V 4PB London, UK. Directions to room…

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Talk on American Meritocracy with Gary Younge, Jo Littler and Eliane Glaser

At an event at Kings College London last night, Jo Littler spoke alongside the broadcaster, author and award-winning Guardian columnist Gary Younge ( and the TV producer and author Eliane Glaser ( as they and the audience reflected on the enduring concept of meritocracy and its place in American culture and politics.   

Book talks & paperback

This month Marisol Sandoval was invited to talk about her book From Corporate to Social Media (Routledge 2014) at the University of Westminster’s Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI) and at the School of Media, Film and Music at the University of Sussex. The book will appear as a paperback later this month and is…

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All-Star Lineup for Summer Preconference in Chicago

Five further invited guest speakers have just been announced for the Media Sociology Preconference Dr Casey Brienza is co-convening in Chicago this summer ahead of the American Sociological Association’s Annual Meeting: Shelia Cotten (Michigan State University), Eszter Hargittai (Northwestern University), Saskia Sassen (Columbia University), Judy Wajcman (LSE), and James Witte (George Mason University) have all…

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