Research in this cluster unites innovation in cultural theory with novel methodological approaches to analyse the complexities of contemporary culture.
Key research themes include:
- Cultural sociology, media studies and cultural studies
- Digital mediation for innovation, knowledge and creativity
- Authority and meaning as cultural forms
- Visual and sensory methods and methodologies
The Culture, Media and Creativity cluster is closely linked with other research groups and Centres at Warwick such as Centre for Women and Gender Studies, the Drinking Studies Network and the Authority and Political Technologies research network.
- March 10 -14th 2015: a week of collaborative research, discusion and performance with Vincent Dance Theatre at Warwick Arts Centre. See Warwick Arts Centre website for listings.
- March 5 2015, 4-6 pm, at Reinvention Centre at Westwood: Film and Discussion on themes of educational inclusion/exclusion, youth culture, critical pedagogies and film as research method. With film Director Dr Analia Meo (University of Buenos Aires and Visiting Scholar, University of Warwick). Drinks to follow. All welcome
Current Research Projects
- British Values: Birmingham Schools Project, Stans Cafe Theatre Company (April 2015-April 2016) Cath Lambert
Digital Technology and Human Vulnerability: Towards an Ethical Film Praxis, AHRC (Digital Humanities Small Grants) (September 2014 – February 2016) (Co-I) Cath Lambert
- Authority Research Network: creative/performative approaches to democracy and authority research, AHRC, (June 2013 – January 2016) Claire Blencowe
- Using Social Media to Identify and Leverage Engagement (SMILE) with Arts and Culture - Eric Jensen
Recent Research Projects
- The Role of Technology in Evaluating Cultural Value. AHRC, Eric Jensen
- The Value of Live Art: experience, politics and affect. AHRC (01.08.2013 – 31.01.2014) Cath Lambert
- Fierce Histories, Fierce Futures: anarchic archives, Warwick Research Develpment Fund (01/09/2012 - 31/07/2013) Cath Lambert
- Post Socialist Punk: Beyond the Double Irony of Self-Abasement, AHRC. (01/03/2009 - 28/02/2013) Hilary Pilkington and Ivan Gololobov
- Investigating the Production, Delivery and Cultural Impacts of European Street Performance Theatre Festivals, IAS, August 2012 – July 2013, Eric Jensen
- Digital R&D Fund for the Arts: Qualia, National Endowment of Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA), (February 2013-January 2014), Eric Jensen.
- MYPLACE: Memory, Youth, Political Legacy and Civic Engagement , EC FP7 (June 2011 - May 2014) Hilary Pilkington and Nickie Charles
- Retheorising Gender and Sexuality: The Emergence of 'Trans', ESRC (January 2012 – December 2014) Deborah Lynn Steinberg