When web users express themselves they often borrow others’ bodies, faces and words to do so. YouTubers roleplay as their videogame avatars; users of Musical.ly mime to stars’ songs; Tumblr devotees punctuate their anecdotes with GIFs of Rihanna winking or Orson Welles clapping defiantly; trolls conscript cartoon frogs into campaigns of racist abuse. What do these acts of ventriloquism, citation, mimicry and impersonation say about digital culture, and about identity more generally?
Please join the Department of American and Canadian Studies’ panel of experts on May 8, at the end of Trump’s first 100 days as President.
From trailers and promos to ads and brand videos, promotional media have become a central part of contemporary screen life. This lecture explores the significance of the promotional short-forms that surround movies and TV shows.
This presentation focuses on the pedagogy enacted within Speed Schools, a complementary education initiative providing a catch-up education for out-of-school children in Ethiopia.
A CIER/UNEVOC seminar presented by Professor Alan Rogers, Visiting Professor, School of Education. Alan Rogers, Visiting Professor in the School of Education, has just returned from a visit to the Folk Development Colleges in Tanzania after twenty years.
Join us for quantum physics explained in rock with Professor Philip Moriarty.
Join us for a screening of Hebei Taipei followed by a roundtable discussion.
This seminar aims to introduce the therapeutic benefits of Tuina massage and explain how it helps balance our health holistically. A number of simple acupoints will also be introduced and demonstrated so as to teach you how to relieve stress yourself using Chinese Tuina massage.
The University of Nottingham is pleased to welcome the award-winning Professor David Smith, University of York, who will be delivering a talk on how his LGBT identity has become an integral part of his research and work on public understanding of science.
To mark World Autism Awareness Week, the School of Education is hosting a free seminar to highlight findings from cutting edge research in the field of autism.