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Dr Davinia Thornley’s book launch

Thursday, 2 July 2015 11:15am

A celebration was held recently to launch Dr Davinia Thornley’s book, 'Cinema, Cross-Cultural Collaboration, and Criticism: Filming on an Uneven Field', published by Palgrave Macmillan.

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ANZCA conference, Queenstown, July 2015

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 4:16pm

MFCO lecturer, Dr Michael Bourk and Donald Matheson from the University of Canterbury are co-convening the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association's 2015 conference titled Rethinking Communication, Place and Identity.

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Marking the body as placeless: Memorialising colonial power

Wednesday, 5 August 2015 - Archway 2 Lecture Theatre
An open lecture by Professor Sherene H. Razack, Social Justice education, (OISE/UT), University of Toronto.

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trans/forming feminisms: media, technology, identity - 23-25 November 2015

Wednesday, 25 November 2015
This conference explores the intersections between contemporary feminist movements, spatial politics and activism, in terms of ('new') mediated representations. Confirmed keynotes include Dr Anja Kanngeiser (Goldsmiths, London) and we anticipate a diverse group of delegates including academics, creative practitioners and activists.

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Screenwriting Research Network Conference

Friday, 1 December 2017
We are hosting the 9th OERC Symposium on 26 November, 2015 at Arana College. Call for abstracts and details will be announced soon.