Women in the Media Industries: Inputs & Influences

 Women in the Media Industries: Inputs & Influences   10 April 2017 De Montfort University, Leicester A Women’s Network Event organised by Dr Gamze Toylan, Lecturer in Media & Communication at De Montfort University. Funded by MeCCSA Women's Media Studies Network & Leicester Media School, De Montfort University. This event focuses on women working in … Continue reading Women in the Media Industries: Inputs & Influences

Oral History, Narrative Interviewing and the Self

Friday 24th October 2014 12-5pm Newcastle University A half-day symposium organised by the Research Centre for Film and Digital Media and the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics, Newcastle University. This half-day event is aimed at postgraduate students, early career and established researchers in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It focuses on the methodological … Continue reading Oral History, Narrative Interviewing and the Self

Women’s Work in British Film and Television (1933-1989)

Women’s Work in British Film and Television: A History of Women in the British Film and Television Industries, 1933-1989. by Melanie Bell [1] This new project is a collaboration between the University of Newcastle (Melanie Bell, Principal Investigator), the De Montfort University (Vicky Ball, Co-Investigator) and BECTU, the Broadcasting, Entertainment, Cinematograph and Theatre Union. It is funded by the Arts and … Continue reading Women’s Work in British Film and Television (1933-1989)

Joanna Scanlan and the Invisibility of Women

The influences on and experiences of a woman writer and actor by Clare Watson  Joanna Scanlan is an award-winning British writer and actress perhaps most widely known for her portrayals of strangely likeable yet flawed middle-aged characters in the television series The Thick of It (2005-2012) and Getting On (2009-2012). Her latest film role as … Continue reading Joanna Scanlan and the Invisibility of Women

Programme Announced for WFTHN Conference 2014

‘DOING WOMEN'S FILM AND TELEVISION HISTORY' 2014 The Second International Conference of the Women's Film and Television History Network – UK/Ireland Thursday 10 - Saturday 12 April 2014 University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK Keynote speakers: Jane Gaines, Christine Gledhill, Jackie Stacey, Sue Thornham, Helen Wheatley Film and television director Beeban Kidron in conversation Screening of the documentary Golden … Continue reading Programme Announced for WFTHN Conference 2014