Cultural managements

Out & About: entertainment and cultural events in the region from January 20 | Lifestyles

Calendar articles can be sent to [email protected], brought to the newsroom at 19 E. Church St., Martinsville, or mailed to PO Box 3711, Martinsville, Va., 24115. Photos are welcome. Dates and times must be included. Due to the increasing spread of COVID-19, Martin Luther King Jr. Leaders Breakfast which had been scheduled for last Saturday […]

Cultural centers

2021 West Midlands Activity Review Part 3: New Cultural Museums, Perry Barr Master Plan and M&S in Motion

Our 2021 review has reached the summer months and the announcement of the opening of several cultural attractions as part of a £ 260million mixed-use development in Birmingham. New plans were unveiled in July for a Birmingham Museum of Youth Culture and Music Archives after agreements were made with the developers of a major project […]

Cultural centers

Christmas gift from the city of the Cultural Recovery Fund

Paul Scott approves of the news. EMN-211220-104805001 The Joseph Banks Center received £ 7,000 and the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Center in Spilsby £ 184,700 from the Cultural Recovery Fund of English Heritage and the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Paul Scott, administrator and curator of the Sir Joseph Banks Center, which opened in May this year, […]

Cultural studies

Perspective: You might learn a thing or two in a cultural studies course

Have you ever noticed that people tend to criticize things they don’t know or really don’t understand? Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a big fan of hip hop, and pop culture in general. I actually teach a class called the Social Philosophy of Hip Hop. We are talking about both great artists and […]

Cultural studies

Jing Wang, Professor of Chinese Cultural and Media Studies, Dies at 71 | MIT News

Jing Wang, SC Fang professor of Chinese languages ​​and culture and long-time MIT faculty member of Global Studies and Languages ​​and Comparative Media Studies / Writing, died Sunday in Boston of a heart attack. For decades, Wang has been a leading scholar of the intersection of media and activism in China. After a bachelor’s degree […]

Cultural studies

FSU Hosts 7th Annual South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference

This weekend, Florida State University hosted the seventh annual South Asian Media and Cultural Studies Conference. The conference, whose theme this year was “South Asia: Beyond Borders”, was co-sponsored by the FSU College of Communication and Information, the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy and the Center for global engagement. This year, FSU also […]

Cultural studies

Stuart Hall and the Rise of Cultural Studies

In the summer of 1983, Jamaican scholar Stuart Hall, who lived and taught in England, traveled to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, to give a series of lectures on what is called “cultural studies”. At the time, many academics still considered the serious study of popular culture under them; a much sharper division then […]