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CFP: Mediating Cultural Work
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CFP: Mediating Cultural Work

Mediating Cultural Work: Texts, Objects and Politics Conference of the CAMEo Research Institute for Cultural and Media Economies 6-8 September 2017, Stamford Court, University of Leicester, UK Keynote Speakers: Angela McRobbie (Goldsmiths) author of ‘Be Creative’ Jack Linchuan Qiu (Chinese University of Hong Kong) author of ‘Goodbye iSlave’ John Beck (Westminster) & Matthew Cornford (Brighton) co-authors … Continue reading

Academic Positions at the University of Leicester – Deadline March 27, 2017
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Academic Positions at the University of Leicester – Deadline March 27, 2017

The University of Leicester School of Business is currently recruiting to a range of posts (lecturer and associate professor), including in the Marketing Division. ULSB’s Marketing Division has a strong tradition of research and teaching in the areas of critical marketing and consumer culture theory, making this a potential opportunity for Sociologists of Consumption. The … Continue reading

New book by Amy Best – Fast Food Kids: French Fries, Lunch Lines and Social Ties.
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New book by Amy Best – Fast Food Kids: French Fries, Lunch Lines and Social Ties.

Congratulations to Amy Best on the publication of her new book, Fast Food Kids: French Fries, Lunch Lines and Social Ties, the first title released within the Critical Perspectives on Youth series with NYU Press. DESCRIPTION In recent years, questions such as “what are kids eating?” and “who’s feeding our kids?” have sparked a torrent of public … Continue reading