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."
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.