Call for Proposals: Dirty, Sexy Policy Conference February 20-21, 2014 at the University of California, Santa Barbara Keynote speakers: Nicholas Johnson, former FCC Commissioner and Visiting Faculty, University of Iowa College of Law Des Freedman, Reader in Communications and...Read More
Check out the new collaboration between Cinema Journal and In Media Res, featuring a special feature on Mapping Media Industries: Monday, May 27, 2013 – Christine Becker (University of Notre Dame) presents: Expanding the Media Studies Dialogue-Sphere Tuesday, May 28,...Read More
The Media Industries Project (MIP) examines the rapid and dramatic changes affecting media industries worldwide, focusing especially on globalization, digitization, and creative labor. Explore: The Connected Viewing Initiative The Buzz: A Guide to Trending News Industry...Read More
The University of Texas at Austin Department of Radio-Television-Film seeks to fill a faculty position in media studies at the rank of assistant or associate professor, beginning Fall 2014. We are interested in applicants who bring a critical focus to the study of media industries, media history, global media, and/or digital media (gaming, social media, mobile media, design). Scholars whose work addresses issues of identity, representation (gender and sexuality, race and ethnicity), audiences and reception are especially encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in media studies or a related field is preferred, with a strong record in publishing and teaching, and with experience supervising advanced graduate and undergraduate students. Salary commensurate with experience.
We will begin reviewing applications on November 25, and will continue until the position is filled. Send cover letter and CV (including the names of three references) as email attachments to: Bert R. Herigstad, Office Manager, The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Radio-Television-Film, email@example.com.
Deadline: January 15, 2014
Submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Although distribution has long been known as the economic linchpin of the media industries, it remains the least studied aspect of that industry, conjuring images of dour economists combing through dusty ledgers. But scholarly attention is shifting.
February 20-21, 2014 at the University of California, Santa Barbara
The Carsey-Wolf Center’s Media Industries Project [MIP] announces a call for participants in the Dirty, Sexy Policy Conference at UC Santa Barbara.Read More
The Open Call is Now Closed. More information about Media Industry Studies SIG events coming soon.
The Society for Cinema and Media Studies announces the 2014 conference. Please join us Wednesday, March 19 through Sunday, March 23, 2014 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel.Read More
TENURE TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN SCREEN CULTURES
The School of Communication, Department of Radio/TV/Film at Northwestern University seeks to hire a tenure-track assistant professor for an appointment beginning September 1st, 2014. Candidates should have a Ph.D in a related discipline by July 2014. The candidate is expected to make a strong contribution to undergraduate teaching and to the Screen Cultures doctoral track. Preferred areas of specialization include: digital media culture, media industry studies, historical approaches to new media, and global media culture. A historical and theoretical perspective on these issues, as well as a commitment to interdisciplinary research in the humanities, is welcomed. For full consideration, please send your application letter, a curriculum vita, one writing sample, and three letters of recommendation by October 15, 2013. We will begin reviewing applications by that date but will continue accepting applications until the position is filled.
Applications and supporting materials should be sent to:
Shatoria Lunsford, Program Assistant
Dept of Radio/TV/Film, Search Number #21583
1920 Campus Drive 2nd Floor
Evanston, IL 60208.
Northwestern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
CFP: Connected Viewing – Research on Emerging Trends
Dates: August 2013 – May 2014
The Media Industries Project (MIP) of the Carsey-Wolf Center at UC Santa Barbara (http://www.carseywolf.ucsb.edu/mip), in collaboration with Warner Bros., is assembling a small team of researchers for the second year of its “Connected Viewing” initiative.Read More