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Study for a Research Degree with WAM

The Centre for Women, Ageing and Media (WAM) is committed to building a community of research scholars who wish to study for a research degree with the aim of building an innovative research resource that pulls together and…

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Creative Methods in Ageing Studies Symposium

Wednesday 24th July 2019 Papers Presented “The Mystical Scientist: In search of the fountain of youth” – Dawn Woolley (Leeds Arts University, UK) “Essayesque dismemoir: w/rites of elderflowering” – Peta Murray (MRIT University, Melbourne, Australia) “An Autoethnographic Co-constructed…

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CFP: Creative Methods in Ageing Studies Symposium 2019

WAM are delighted to announce our 2019 summer-school-but-not-as-you-know-it, which will be a one day symposium, showcasing creative methods in ageing studies.  The format may be different, but lively discussion, interesting and intriguing presentations, with a diverse, friendly and…

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Monstrous Aunties or Domestic Drudges? The older Asian Woman and Bakhtinian Excess in British Film and TV Drama.

Wonderful opportunity to read WAM member Dr Estella Tincknell’s ‘Monstrous Aunties or Domestic Drudges? The older Asian Woman and Bakhtinian Excess in British Film and TV Drama’.   This is an abridged version of Estella’s keynote speech at the SELICUP conference in Spain in…

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University of Gloucestershire Research Repository

Please click the image to visit the University of Gloucestershire’s Research Repository. The Research Repository serves a number of purposes. It is a storage and distribution service for the University’s research and publishing outputs whether, articles, conference papers,…

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PGWAM Issue 4

Please click on the link below to open a full PDF copy of PGWAM Issue 3: PGWAM Issue 4

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June Garber: Hitting it with a hot note

We’re pleased to share a link to the wonderful ALTO – Canadian Music Women’s View Magazine, and specifically to an article titled ‘June Garber: Hitting it with a hot note’ by Tina Adamopoulos for which WAM co-director Prof. Ros Jennings…

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Summer School 2018

Collected Abstracts KEYNOTE: Visual Diaries, Performativity and Creativity: Photographing Everyday Life Dr Wendy Martin, Brunel University London, UK wendy.martin@brunel.ac.uk There has been an increasing interest in creativity in mid-to-later life. There has however been limited research into creativity…

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Read Dr Josephine Dolan’s fabulous new book – Contemporary Cinema and ‘Old Age’: Gender and the Silvering of Stardom

February 2018 – WAM’s very own Dr Josephine Dolan’s fabulous new book as just been released! – Contemporary Cinema and ‘Old Age’: Gender and the Silvering of Stardom (Palgrave MacMillan) This book is the first to explore ‘old age’ in…

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7th International WAM Summer School – Call for Papers Now Open!

We’re thrilled to announce the CFP for the 7th International WAM Summer School is now available here! As well as workshops, panels and dancing (!), we are absolutely delighted to announce three wonderful keynote speakers this year: Dr….

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