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Popular Cultures Research Group

Directors: Dr Jacqui Miller and Mrs Sue Cronshaw

Overview

The Popular Culture Research Group is a group which brings together researchers from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Education and Science and Social Science at Hope as well as a national and international network of multi and interdisciplinary scholars. It also provides a forum for postgraduate students to develop their research activity.

 

Aims and Objectives

The group resolutely breaks down disciplinary barriers and has participants from fields including Music, Fine Art, Film, Journalism, Radio, Music, Sport, Theology, English Language, English Literature and Politics. This enables the group to address topics within Popular Culture from a multiplicity of perspectives and gives the opportunity for creative and collaborative research projects. The Group provides a forum in which to demonstrate the intellectual originality, depth and breadth of ‘popular’ disciplines, as well as their academic relationship with in within ‘traditional’ subjects.

Conference

Theorising the Popular Conference

Liverpool Hope University
June 28th-29th 2016

 

The Popular Culture research group at Liverpool Hope University welcome papers from academics and graduate students for its sixth annual international conference, 'Theorising the Popular'. Its aim is to demonstrate the intellectual originality, depth and breadth of ‘popular’ disciplines, as well as their academic relationship with and within ‘traditional’ subjects. The group breaks down disciplinary barriers and challenges academic hierarchies.

 We would especially welcome papers in the following areas, although we invite proposals from all disciplines. As well as papers from established and early career academics, we encourage proposals from graduate students:

 

  • Film
  • TV
  • Music
  • Drama & Participation
  • Gender: Feminism/Femininities/Masculinities/Queering/Sexualities/Representations of the Body
  • Literature/Fiction
  • Language/Linguistics
  • Fan Cultures
  • Comedy
  • Politics
  • Sport
  • Media/Communications
  • Business Studies


Papers should be 20 minutes in length. Please send abstracts of 300 words to Dr Jacqui Miller millerj@hope.ac.uk by Thursday 31st March, 2016. 

 Please visit the 'Theorising the Popular' webpage for more details. 

Research

Areas of research include:

Film, Television, Music, Drama & Participation, Graphic Arts, Literature, Language/Linguistics, Cultural History, Cultural Anthropology, Fan Cultures, Politics, Sport, Femininities/Masculinities/Queering/Sexualities, Representations of the Body, Comedy, Media/Communications, and Advertising.

Each year the group hosts an international conference, Theorising the Popular, held this year, June 28th - 29th 2016.

Overview

The Popular Culture Research Group is a group which brings together researchers from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Education and Science and Social Science at Hope as well as a national and international network of multi and interdisciplinary scholars. It also provides a forum for postgraduate students to develop their research activity.

 

Aims and Objectives

The group resolutely breaks down disciplinary barriers and has participants from fields including Music, Fine Art, Film, Journalism, Radio, Music, Sport, Theology, English Language, English Literature and Politics. This enables the group to address topics within Popular Culture from a multiplicity of perspectives and gives the opportunity for creative and collaborative research projects. The Group provides a forum in which to demonstrate the intellectual originality, depth and breadth of ‘popular’ disciplines, as well as their academic relationship with in within ‘traditional’ subjects.

Conference

Theorising the Popular Conference

Liverpool Hope University
June 28th-29th 2016

 

The Popular Culture research group at Liverpool Hope University welcome papers from academics and graduate students for its sixth annual international conference, 'Theorising the Popular'. Its aim is to demonstrate the intellectual originality, depth and breadth of ‘popular’ disciplines, as well as their academic relationship with and within ‘traditional’ subjects. The group breaks down disciplinary barriers and challenges academic hierarchies.

 We would especially welcome papers in the following areas, although we invite proposals from all disciplines. As well as papers from established and early career academics, we encourage proposals from graduate students:

 

  • Film
  • TV
  • Music
  • Drama & Participation
  • Gender: Feminism/Femininities/Masculinities/Queering/Sexualities/Representations of the Body
  • Literature/Fiction
  • Language/Linguistics
  • Fan Cultures
  • Comedy
  • Politics
  • Sport
  • Media/Communications
  • Business Studies


Papers should be 20 minutes in length. Please send abstracts of 300 words to Dr Jacqui Miller millerj@hope.ac.uk by Thursday 31st March, 2016. 

 Please visit the 'Theorising the Popular' webpage for more details. 

Research

Areas of research include:

Film, Television, Music, Drama & Participation, Graphic Arts, Literature, Language/Linguistics, Cultural History, Cultural Anthropology, Fan Cultures, Politics, Sport, Femininities/Masculinities/Queering/Sexualities, Representations of the Body, Comedy, Media/Communications, and Advertising.

Each year the group hosts an international conference, Theorising the Popular, held this year, June 28th - 29th 2016.