Symposium – My brilliant career? Women in the academy

My brilliant career? Women in the academy: a symposium and networking

Friday 30th October 2009
The Women’s Library
Old Castle Street, London E1 7NT

The Women’s Media Studies Network
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announce a one day event addressing the experiences, aspirations and
concerns of women working in higher education in media, cultural studies
and the humanities

Speakers Include:

Tara Brabazon, Professor of Media Studies, University of Brighton

Paper title: tbc

Mary Evans, Professor and Visiting Fellow, Institute of Gender Studies LSE

A Brilliant Career : But is this Feminism? Reflections on Professional

June Purvis, Professor of Women’s and Gender History, Portsmouth

Where do I belong? Some reflections on feminism and my academic career.

Dr Nirmal Puwar, Senior Lecturer, Goldsmiths and author of

Space Invaders: race, gender and bodies out of place (Berg 2004)

Paper title: tbc

Round table speakers

Helen Baehr, MeCCSA Executive, research consultant and member of the Board of Women in Film and Television

Rosalind Brunt, Visiting Research Fellow in Media Studies, Sheffield Hallam
University , founder member of WMSN

Becky Francis, Professor of Education, Roehampton University


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