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Seminars and visiting scholars

2021

2020

  • Ryan Tippet (University of Otago, PhD candidate, Media, Film and Communication) Constitutive surveillance and social media.
  • Kevin Fletcher (University of Otago, PhD candidate, Media, Film and Communication) The family in United States media culture.
  • George Elliott (University of Otago, MA candidate, Media, Film and Communication) What does the astronaut encounter? The crew demo 1 mission, speed as repose and the spaceman’s Baudrillard double.
  • Kevin Fisher (University of Otago, Media, Film and Communication) Rhizomatic Flesh in Fantastic Fungi.
  • Mariska Mannes (University of Otago, PhD candidate, Media, Film and Communication) Cultural and professional value differences in NZ's multicultural health sector.
  • Rosie Overell (University of Otago, Media, Film and Communication) #hashtag politics and the Lacanian Real.
  • Catherine Fowler (University of Otago,Media, Film and Communication) Teaching with the audio-visual essay: Case studies for creative criticality.
  • Gianna Savoie (University of Otago, Science Communication) I am ocean: Hawaii (2016) and Te Mana o Te Moana: The Pacific Voyagers (2012).
  • Susan Wardell (University of Otago, Social anthropology) Health on(the)line: Medical crowdfunding and the circulation of care.
  • Keziah Wallis (University of the Fraser Valley) Revisiting fourth cinema.
  • Deniz Karahan-Alp (University of Otago, PhD candidate, Media, Film and Communication) Between emancipation and domination: Herbert Marcuse and social media.
  • David Greene (University of Otago, PhD candidate, Media, Film and Communication) Disarticulated cinema.

2019

  • Anne Begg (University of Otago, Media, Film and Communication) Narrating democracy in an age of media and algorithmic governmentality.
  • Hugh Slotten (University of Otago, Media, Film and Communication) Satellite communications, global research, and applying for international grants and fellowships.
  • Paul Ramaeker (University of Otago, Media, Film and Communication) Elevated horror: Contemporary prestige horror cinema in a transmedia market.
  • Cathy Fowler (University of Otago, Media, Film and Communication) Ways of thinking outside the (black) box: The artists’ long take as passage.
  • Olivier Jutel (University of Otago, Media, Film and Communication) Fake news, civility and subversion: Journalism’s cultural capital and Donald Trump.
  • Kevin Fisher (University of Otago, Media, Film and Communication) Post-cinematic ontology and the reversibility of the flesh.
  • Brett Nicholls (University of Otago, Media, Film and Communication) Jordan Peterson and his concept of postmodern marxism.
  • Davinia Thornley (University of Otago, Media, Film and Communication) Working together to groduce 'true' event adaptation.
  • Adam Hendricks (Blumhouse productions) When Blumhouse comes to town: A conversation with Adam Hendricks.
  • Mark Kelly (Western Sydney University) Foucault and the politics of language.

2018

2017

  • Ciara Creman (University of Auckland) The hyper-imaginary.
  • Doug Booth (University of Otago, Department of Physical Education) Disentangling race: Re-narrating apartheid sport.
  • Jennifer Fuller (Miami University, Ohio) Flags Die Harder than Men: Remembering the U.S. Civil War in 1960s Television Westerns.
  • Cindy Zeiher (University of Canterbury) White noise of desire.
  • Chris Brickell (University of Otago, Gender Studies) Teenage history, popular media and the 'scrapbook self'.
  • Deb Verhoeven (University of Technology Sydney) Big Data Goes to the Movies: reshaping cinema studies.
  • Chris Hacon (University of Otago, Media, Film and Communication). The algorithmic subject: The neoliberal apparatus and the social media technology of power.
  • Victoria Duckett (Deakin University) Screening the stage: Actresses and acting in France from Theatre to Silent Cinema.
  • Mahdis Azarmandi (University of Otago, Peace and Conflict Studies) Colonial Continuities: A study of anti-racism in Aotearoa New Zealand and Spain.