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Monday, February 17, 2014

University College Dublin Clinton Summer Seminar

The University College Dublin has opened registration for the UCD Clinton Summer Seminar. The 2014 seminar will be held July 6th - 13th at the UCD campus. This year's theme is "Media: Theory, Practice, and Networks". Registration is due April 10th, 2014

The UCD Clinton Summer Seminar joins scholars and graduate students in the Humanities and Social and Political Sciences to engage in discussion and study on selected topics. The 2014 Seminar focuses on the broad theme of "Media: Theory, Practice and Networks" and the program will offer participants the opportunity to work with distinguished scholars and practitioners in the field. The Seminar will include daily workshops and plenary lectures. Participants work with the Seminar's core faculty in one of three week-long workshops devoted to particular topic areas:
1 ."Ordinary" Television: Re-emphasizing the Critical Significance of the Everyday
Professor Vicki Johnson (University of California, Irvine) and Professor Diane Negra (University College Dublin)
2. Diaspora: Transnational Cultures and Communications
Professor Liam Kennedy (University College Dublin)
3 .How to Be an Academic AND a Journalist
Professor Scott Lucas (EA Worldview/University of Birmingham)
Click here for more information and applications