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[ecrea] Mediated Masculinities: Power and Violence conference

Mon Sep 03 17:36:04 GMT 2018

The University of East Anglia’s *Feminist Media Studies Research Group* is delighted to invite you to:


*Mediated Masculinities: Power and Violence*


*Time and Date:* 10.00 -17.00, Tues 18^th  September 2018

*Venue:* Arts 2.02, Arts Building, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ*.* Directions and map here <>


*This event is FREE but please REGISTER at:* <>


#MeToo, toxic masculinity, Donald Trump, incels, the manosphere… there are numerous ways that questions of masculinity, power and violence have acquired increased urgency in the current historical moment. This symposium investigates the implications of the ways these issues are being mediated, whether that be on our television and cinema screens or through the online spaces where both new and older forms of masculine power are being consolidated and contested.


10.00-10.20 Registration + Refreshments


*10.30-11.30*Keynote: Hamilton Carroll (Leeds) ‘First-Person Shooters:  Screening Masculinity and Labor in the Forever Wars’

11.30-11.45 Refreshments

11.45-13.15 Panel: Mediating Men and Power

Sarah Godfrey, (UEA) ‘Toxic Masculinity in Recent British Cinema’

Song Geng, (Hong Kong) ‘Masculinizing the Nation: Heroism in Chinese TV Programs’

Tanya Horeck, (Anglia Ruskin) 'On Masculinity and Mugshots: Critical Reflections on the Celebrification of True Crime'

13.15-14.00 Lunch (provided by UEA)

14.00-15.30 Pane*l: Online Masculinities and Violence*

Annie Kelly, (UEA) ‘Antifeminist Masculinity in the Digital Sphere’

Mariam Kauser, (University of West London) ‘"Not Worth Watching with..." : Misdirection and mischief on YouTube’

Ben Little, (UEA) ‘The New Patriarchy: Google’s James Damore and the Epistemic Architecture of Dataism’

15.30 - 16.00 Refreshments

16.00-17.00 Keynote Debbie Ging (DCU) Digital violence in the Manosphere: technology, affect, and the future of gender politics

The event will be followed by a book launch for:

*‘Girls Like This, Boys Like That: The Reproduction of Gender in Contemporary Youth Cultures’*

*Victoria Cann*

*Time and Date:* 17.00 -19.00, Tues 18^th  September 2018

*Venue:* Arts 2.03, Arts Building, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ*.*

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