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ANZCA 2022 Conference: Henry Mayer Lecture Announced!

Dear members, We are delighted to announce the Henry Mayer Lecturer for the ANZCA 2022 conference (22-25 November 2022, University of Wollongong):  Jason Om Television Reporter, Presenter, and Author Jason Om is an award-winning television reporter and presenter with the ABC’s 7.30 program, and author of his memoir All Mixed Up. In 2021, Jason won the Media Diversity … Continued

ANZCA 2022 Conference: Registrations now open!

Dear members, Registrations are now open for the 2022 ANZCA Conference:  ‘Communicating through Chaos: Connection, Disruption, Community’ University of Wollongong, Australia (November 22 – 25, 2022) Convened by School of The Arts, English and Media, Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, and Centre for Digital Transformation, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences. Click here to visit … Continued

ANZCA Conference 2022 website is now live

To keep up-to-date with all the latest news regarding the ANZCA Conference 2022, now you can visit the conference’s official website www.anzca2022.com

Keynote speaker confirmed: Dr. Amanda Lotz – Professor of Digital Media and Communication, Queensland University of Technology

  Amanda D. Lotz is the author, coauthor, or editor of twelve books that explore television and media industriesincluding We Now Disrupt This Broadcast: How Cable Transformed Television and the Internet Revolutionized It All, The Television Will Be Revolutionized, Portals: A Treatise on Internet-Distributed Television, Media Disrupted: Surviving Cannibals, Pirates and Streaming Wars, and Netflix and Streaming Video: The Business of … Continued

Keynote speaker confirmed: Dr. Lev Manovich – Presidential Professor, City University of New York

Manovich is a world-renown innovator and top influencer in many fields, including media theory, digital humanities, cultural analytics, and media art. He is a Presidential Professor at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, and a Director of the Cultural Analytics Lab. Manovich was included in the list of “25 People Shaping the Future of Design” and the … Continued

ANZCA 2022 Conference

ANZCA 2022 Conference   ‘Communicating through Chaos: Connection, Disruption, Community’   University of Wollongong, Australia (November 22 – November 25, 2022) Convened by School of The Arts, English and Media, Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, and Centre for Digital Transformation, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences   ANZCA 2022 will showcase new directions for research focusing on … Continued

ANZCA Conference 2022

ANZCA 2022 Conference: Dates and Conference Theme Announced!   ‘Communicating through Chaos: Connection, Disruption, Community’ University of Wollongong, Australia (November 22 – November 25, 2022) Convened by School of The Arts, English and Media, Faculty of the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, and Centre for Digital Transformation, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences ANZCA 2022 … Continued

2022 ‘ANZCASalon’ Series

We held our first ANZCASalon event via MS Teams on Monday 28 March entitled ‘The Challenges of Imagining New Human-Animal Futures in Australia’ with Dr Debbie Rodan from Edith Cowan University, and it was a great success! Thank you everyone who came along. If you missed out, you can check out the recording here.   ANZCASalon is … Continued

Letter from ANZCA Opposing Changes to HASS Degree Fees

23 June 2020 Att. Hon. Dan Tehan Minister for Education   Dear Minister, We are and represent Australian and New Zealand scholars who have taught and researched in Communication and Media Studies for decades. We strongly oppose both the decision to increase university fees for HASS students and also the grounds that led to this … Continued

COVIDSafe: Optimisation Versus Panopticon?

In its early stages, COVIDSafe has already caused quite the stir. Here is a survey of the current and ongoing discussions from the realm of communications relating to the Australian Government’s new tracking app.

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