News

Prof Paul Carr's report on International Best Practice in Music Performance Education Models and Associated Learning Outcomes for Wales

Posted on June 18, 2018

Professor Paul Carr’s new report for Welsh Government entitled ‘International Best Practice in Music Performance Education Models and Associated Learning Outcomes for Wales’ will launch this evening (Monday) at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.

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Prof Lisa Lewis published book on Performing Wales: People, Memory and Place

Posted on June 11, 2018

Professor Lisa Lewis’s book, Performing Wales: People, Memory and Place, was published by University of Wales Press. Click here for further details in Welsh and English.

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Dr Márta Minier discusses Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights at BookTalk event, 11 June 2018

Posted on June 5, 2018

Centre for Media and Culture in Small Nations member Dr Márta Minier will be discussing Emily Brontë's Wuthering Heights as part of the Cardiff BookTalk series on 11 June 2018. The event will celebrate the bicentenary of Emily Brontë with a discussion of her only – confirmed – novel: Wuthering Heights..

This event will be held in Cardiff University’s Main Building, with tea, coffee, and biscuits at 6.30pm in the Viriamu Jones Gallery (the main reception area) before the main event at 7.00pm in the Wallace Lecture Theatre (0.13). To get to the VJ Gallery, approach through the central entrance of Main Building; after the reception, guests will be guided directly to the Wallace Lecture Theatre. If you’ll be joining us only for the main event, enter through the South entrance of Main Building. The Wallace Lecture Theatre is an accessible space.

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Dr Rebecca Williams was interviewed on LBC and Heart Radio

Posted on May 25, 2018

Dr Rebecca Williams was interviewed on LBC and Heart Radio on Monday about the new Star Wars film SOLO.

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Prof Ruth McElroy published co-authored article on TV for Small Nations

Posted on May 21, 2018

Professor Ruth McElroy compared Welsh TV to other small nations in her co-authored article 'Small is Beautiful? The salience of scale and power to three European cultures of TV production.’ It is available to read here: Critical Studies in Television.

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New edited book by Dr Rebecca Williams

Posted on May 21, 2018

‘Everybody Hurts Transitions, Endings, and Resurrections in Fan Culture’ is the new edited book by Dr Rebecca Williams, published by University of Iowa Press .

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Heledd Hardy took part in a Radio Cymru discussion about the success of bilingual television drama

Posted on May 11, 2018

Heledd Hardy took part in a Radio Cymru discussion about Keeping Faith/un bore mercher and the success of bilingual television drama last week. Heledd will also be presenting/Cyflwyno at an Intofilm event at Chapter Arts tomorrow.

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Professor Ruth McElroy and Tom Ware were invited to give evidence at the Senedd into the future of Film and TV Production in Wales

Posted on May 11, 2018

Professor Ruth McElroy, Dr Caitriona Noonan and Tom Ware were invited to give evidence at the Senedd on Thursday morning as part of the Welsh Government’s Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee hearing into the future of Film and TV Production in Wales.

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Prof. Steve Blandford published bilingual chapter titled Wales – ‘The Beautiful Mistake’

Posted on May 9, 2018

Yr Athro Emeritws Steve Blandford gyda’r Athro Lisa Lewis, yn cyflwyno copi o’r llyfr i lyfrgell yr Atrium / Professor Emeritus Steve Blandford, with Centre Co-Director Prof Lisa Lewis, presenting a copy of the book to Atrium library

Cyhoeddwyd yn ddiweddar y llyfr aml-ieithog Finlandia, Galicia, Gales: Os Retos dos Pequenos Cinemas en Linguas Non Hexemonicas / Finlandia, Galicia, Wales: The Challenges of Small Cinemas in Non-Hegemonic Languages, gol. Margarita Ledo Andion. Mae’n cynnwys y bennod ddwyieithog ‘Cymru – Y ‘Camgymeriad Hardd’ / Wales – ‘The Beautiful Mistake’ gan Yr Athro Emeritws Steve Blandford. Deilliodd y llyfr o brosiect ymchwil rhyngwladol y bu’r Ganolfan yn ran ohoni, gan weithio gyda chyd-weithwyr o’r Ffindir a Galicia yn archwilio sinema gwledydd bach a ieithoedd an-hegemonaidd.

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Dr Helen Davies and Dr Christina Papagiannouli published blog on The Future of S4C

Posted on April 23, 2018

Dr Helen Davies and Dr Christina Papagiannouli’s piece on The Future of Welsh-language broadcaster S4C: Funding and Remit has been published on LSE, Media Policy Project Blog.

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Prof. Ruth McElroy chaired discussion on the Future of S4C

Posted on April 23, 2018

S4C’s Chairman, Huw Jones gave an inspiring speech in the Atrium Theatre as part of a debate about the broadcaster’s future last night hosted by RTS Wales. The speech was followed by a discussion on the Future of S4C, chaired by our own Professor Ruth McElroy.

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Dr Rebecca Williams presenting her forthcoming book on ‘Theme Park Fandom’

Posted on March 26, 2018

Dr Rebecca Williams returned from presenting her forthcoming book on ‘Theme Park Fandom’ at the prestigious Annual Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference in Toronto, Canada.

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Steve Johnson gave evidence to the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee about radio in Wales

Posted on March 26, 2018

Radio lecturer Steve Johnson gave evidence to the Culture, Welsh Language and Communications Committee about radio in Wales. You can read Steve’s paper here or watch him in action during the first hour of the two hour Senedd TV session here.

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Prof. Paul Carr featured on Being Human blog in an interview about Popular Music in Merthyr Tydfil project

Posted on February 27, 2018

Prof. Paul Carr featured on Being Human blog in an interview about Popular Music in Merthyr Tydfil project. He discusses Recollecting Popular Music Memories in Merthyr Tydfil event and explains how he set up community partnerships with First Campus, Theatre Soar, Merthyr Tydfil Public Libraries, Peter Morgan Barnes, Gwaunfarren Primary School, Pantyscallog Primary School and DigiChemestry. This event was funded by a Being Human Small Award.

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USW hosts event as part of BBC Digital Cities Cardiff week

Posted on February 23, 2018

On Tuesday 27th February, University of South Wales is hosting 'Mind the Gap: Skills Development for Cardiff’s Creatives’ in partnership with Creative Cardiff as part of BBC Digital Cities Cardiff week. Panellists include TV producer, Elis Roberts (Antena), games developer, Susan Cummings (TinyRebelGames), head of Ffilm Cymru, Pauline Burt and our own doctoral researcher Faye Hannah (also of Our Co-Lab training consultancy).

Professor Ruth McElroy, co-director of the Centre for Media and Culture in Small Nations, is chairing the event.

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