Trends in Media and Communication Conference

The Department of Communication Studies, University of Ghana is pleased to invite you to participate in the opening ceremony of the maiden edition of its Trends in Media and Communication Conference.  The theme of the virtual conference is: “Africa’s digital youth: Exploring the media and information literacy competencies and practices”. It will catalogue scholarship on …

The Filmic and the Photographic

The Journal of African Cinemas will explore the interactions of visual and verbal narratives in African film. It recognizes the shifting paradigms that have defined and continue to define African cinemas. Identity and perception are interrogated in relation to their positions within diverse African film languages. The editors are seeking papers that expound on the identity or …

Social Media & the Self

Social Media & the Self is a free, web-only reader centered on the online performance of identity and curated with university courses in mind. The collection includes public domain excerpts, openly licensed research articles, and popular pieces reprinted with permission: https://www.mediastudies.press/sms The collection will be updated with new material at least twice a year, for three years. …

Internal: Call for Nominations for SACOMM Executive Committee

Nominations are invited for the Interest Group Convenors/Executive Committee for: Media studies and journalism stream;Screen studies stream;Corporate communication stream;Communication Studies stream;Communications advocacy and activism stream;Communication education and curriculum development stream; and the Emerging scholars stream  Nominations should be sent to the SACOMM Secretary, Annelize Vermeulen – Vermea@unisa.ac.za by Wednesday, 01 September 2021 using the Executive Committee Nomination Form which can be downloaded here: http://sacomm.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/executive-committee-nomination-form.pdf …

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN CORPORATE COMMUNICATION

NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY, MAHIKENG, SOUTH AFRICA The research entity Social Transformation is initiating applications for a post-doctoral fellowship in the field of corporate communication. Requirements A doctoral degree in communication (or related field), obtained within five years before the appointment as a post-doctoral fellow The applicant should be younger than 45 years It would be excepted …

UJ Arts & Culture seeks to appoint a Curator

UJ Arts & Culture, a division of the Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture (FADA), produces and presents world-class student and professional arts programmes aligned to the UJ vision of an international university, anchored in Africa, dynamically shaping the future. A robust range of arts platforms are offered on all four UJ campuses for students, …

Call for papers: Post-doctoral recruitment

Critical Arts is a peer-reviewed journal publishing 6 issues a year. Three of the six numbers are reserved for general issues and single submissions. Three are allocated to theme issues. In collaboration with the National Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences (NIHSS), Critical Artscalls for submissions from post-doctoral researchers. Qualifying articles will be published in a double …

Murder in Paris: a four year journey for director/ producer Enver Samuel

A misty spring morning in Paris, 29 March 1988. Exiled resident of Athlone, Cape Town Dulcie September had just visited the post office to collect mail for the ANC office in France, where she served as a Chief Representative of the African National Congress. She would have been completely unaware, as she pressed the lift …