The O3C Seminars, 2019-2020

Held each semester, the O3C Seminars provide a supportive, community-building forum for researchers to present their ideas and receive feedback from supervisors and the O3C Advisory Board members, who will participate from time to time. The O3C Seminars also occasionally feature visiting speakers from around the world. Selected events are recorded and are available via the O3C Podcast. All welcome!

Semester 1

1. Wednesday October 16, 2019: 3pm-4pm in EHB Café: O3C Meet and Greet.

An informal session with tea/coffee, to welcome those commencing their PhDs in September 2019.

2. Monday November 18, 2019: 10am-11am in Room Brockington U112: Dr Scott Wright (Department of Media and Communication, University of Melbourne, Australia) "Sluts and soyboys: MGTOW and the production of misogynistic online harassment." 

3. Wednesday December 11, 2019: 3-4pm in Room Wavy Top WAV120: Dr Kate Miltner (Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California, USA) "The Challenges of Researching Online Culture."

Semester 2

1. Thursday February 27, 2020: 2-4pm, room Brockington U122. Professor Erik Bucy (Marshall and Sharleen Formby Regents Professor of Strategic Communication, College of Media and Communication, Texas Tech University, USA) "The Visual Turn: Assessing the Political Influence of Images and Nonverbal Behavior." Co-sponsored with the Centre for Research in Communication and Culture.

2. Wednesday March 11, 2020: 12-1pm, room Brockington U122: O3C research symposium featuring work in progress from Meghan Conroy and Harvey Dodds. Plus guest speaker William Dance (Lancaster University) who will be presenting his research on Disinformation online: social media users’ motivations for sharing false content. PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE UCU STRIKE ACTION.