Held on the 26th Oct 2022 to
1st Dec 2022
at 4:15pm to
, Southern Tasmania
The Media School, Level 1/2 Salamanca Square, Battery Point TAS 7004Summary:
The Media School presents its research seminar series, featuring presentations across a range of topics including film, television, journalism, radio, marketing, advertising, strategic communications and media research.
On the last Wednesday of every month, The Media School presents its research seminar series, featuring presentations across a range of topics including film, television, journalism, radio, marketing, advertising, strategic communications and media research.
Wednesday 27 April 2022 Unruly bodies, unruly homes: The representation of housing on Australian TV as discipline and ideology. Presented by Dr Donald Reid. Using examples from recent non-scripted Australian programming - The Block (Channel 9), The Living Room (Network 10) and Struggle Street (SBS), Dr Reid re-evaluates the notion that housing representation is disciplinary, and add that it is also strongly ideological, perpetuating an ideal of Australian life unavailable to the populace it aims to represent.
Wednesday 25 May 2022 Public Secrets, Media and Extinction by Associate Professor Katrina Schlunke (University of Sydney/University of Tasmania). This paper will explore the role and imaginary of the many advertisements put in Tasmanian newspapers throughout the 1940s concerning Tasmanian tigers ‘accidentally’ killed or captured.
Wednesday 29 June 2022 The Air Case: A novel approach for making environmental documentary by Andy Terhell, Associate Lecturer in Media at The University of Tasmania’s Media School. Andy's seminar questions the genre of the environmental documentary, which often uses an activist lens to call the audience to action.
Wednesday 27 July 2022 Forever Bali: Surf Tourism and Morning of the Earth by Dr Gemma Blackwood. This paper focuses on the affective spaces of freedom and possibility that were opened up by Albert Falzon’s film Morning of the Earth.
Wednesday 24 August 2022 Lake Pedder: 50 Years Flooded. In this special panel, Media Lecturer Dr Gemma Blackwood speaks with experts from across the University of Tasmania’s School of Creative Arts and Media programme about the the 50th anniversary of the flooding of Lake Pedder and the reverberations of this event in Tasmania and beyond. Featuring panelists Professor Libby Lester, Dr Troy Ruffels, Dr Martin Walch and Liam Meagher.
Wednesday 28 September 2022 Speaking with others: Conspiracy actors, stereotypes and performative speech acts in recent journalistic reportage by Dr. Jay Daniel Thompson, Lecturer and Program Manager in the Professional Communication program at the School of Media and Communication at RMIT University.
Postponed Book Launch - Professor Mia Lindgren: The Routledge Companion to Radio and Podcast Studies. Professor Mia Lindgren (Director Research Strategy and Professor of Media in the College of Arts, Law and Education) launches her comprehensive companion and much-needed reference source for the expanding field of radio, audio, and podcast studies, taking readers through a diverse range of essays examining the core questions and key debates surrounding radio practices, technologies, industries, policies, resources, histories, and relationships with audiences.