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Birmingham Centre for Media and Cultural Research

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October 2017

BCMCR Research Seminar: Reading the Whiteness of British Asian Literature

October 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Parkside – P424, Cardigan Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B4 7BD
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BCMCR Research Seminar: Creative Industries: Reading the Whiteness of British Asian Literature Commodified British Asian literary production is an example of the ways in which the state/market has co-opted resistance while appearing inclusive, through multicultural and diversity discourse. While packaged forms of ‘identity’ and ‘difference’ are used to sell these texts, the texts themselves reject ‘identity’ as socially constructed. The texts reflect the state’s integrationist/ assimilationist policies, being founded on the assumption that ‘identity’ needs to be left behind (while a…

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October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Parkside – P424, Cardigan Street
Birmingham, West Midlands B4 7BD
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BCMCR Research Seminar: Creative Industries - Work in progress session Dr. Annette Naudin and Dr. Natalie Hart (BCU) | A critical exploration of the use of data visualisation methods for communicating and addressing inequalities in children and young people’s engagement with arts and culture In this paper, we interrogate the development of a methodology for collecting and presenting data, as a means of addressing inequalities in children and young people’s cultural engagement. Drawing on a case study, Cultural Landscapes, we explore…

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