On the same page? The theory-practice divide and gendered media representations of sport

On the same page? The theory-practice divide and
gendered media representations of sport

Northumbria University, London Campus

17th January, 2020

Call for submissions

Keynote speaker: Professor Toni Bruce, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Keynote panel: to be announced in October 2019

The quality and influence of research produced by sports mediascholarsfrom a range of disciplines is improved by both an interdisciplinary approach andthe direct, active involvement of stakeholders.As such, the aim of this one-day conference is to provide a platform for the knowledge exchange between scholars (from a range of disciplines), stakeholders, and practitioners who are united by a focus on sports media.

The event will take stock of the current position by examining notable case studies from the recent past. The event aims to foster new inter- and/or post-disciplinary trajectories and scholarship/practitioner collaborations. More specifically, the event has four objectives:

  1. To stimulate conversations between academic disciplines, as well as between fields of media policy and practice;
  2. To elaborate an historically-informed, future-focused research agenda that accounts for the needs and concerns of policy makers and practitioners;
  3. To disseminate emerging findings and insights to a wide audience of academics and non-academics;
  4. To identify and agree a series of next steps and practical actions by which to progress the Network and its concerns.

    Submissions:We welcome 15-minute papers, multi-media or documentary presentations which address the study of the gendered nature of sports media, including but not limited to such topics as:

  • Methodological innovation
  • Pathways to inter-disciplinary collaboration
  • Sharing research outcomes with media practitioners
  • Overcoming gender bias in sports media industries
  • Sports media representation of female non-athletes
  • Sports media, gender and race
  • Inclusive and exclusive framing of trans athletes

    Submissions are due by Friday, 11 October 2019 and should:

  1. Be sent in the form of a Microsoft Word document (.doc, .docx)
  2. Not exceed 300 words
  3. Include the title of the paper
  4. Include the author’s full name, title, position and institution
  5. Include a brief professional biography (not exceeding 50 words)

    Submissions should be sent to: SportMediaGender2020@gmail.comwith the subject header: “Abstract: Sports media & gender conference 2020″

    It is intended that the symposium will lead to a special edition collection for Routledge’s Advances in Leisure Studies series.

    Cost:£15 (Lunch and refreshment provided). For more details and to book a place, please visit the conference website here: https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/news-events/events/2020/01/sport-media-and-gender-2020/.

    A small number of travel and accommodation bursaries are available for Early Career. Details on request.

Venue: Northumbria University London Campus, 110 Middlesex St, Spitalfields, London, E1 7HT

Convenor: Roger Domeneghetti, Senior lecturer in Journalism, Faculty of Arts Design and Social Science, Northumbria University

Roger Domeneghetti FHEA, PGCert, MA, BA(Hons)
Senior Lecturer & Programme Leader Journalism
e: roger.domeneghetti@northumbria.ac.uk
m: +44 (0)7980 664428


From the Back Page to the Front Room: Football’s Journey Through the English Media available at amazon.co.uk

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