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New PhD studentships at DCRC! – Starting in October 2017

12 National Productivity Investment Fund PhD studentships – Starting in October 2017 The 3D3 Centre for Doctoral Training – a partnership between UWE Bristol, Plymouth and Falmouth Universities – has been awarded 12 fully-funded PhD studentships from the National Productivity Investment Fund to begin on 1 October 2017. The studentships cover fees plus an annual […]

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Reimagining Reading – AHRC green light for £800k Ambient Literature project

Reimagining reading; Ambient Literature project to investigate how we read… What happens when the place where you’re reading becomes the stage for the story? How can your location shape and alter the story you are hearing? How might writing, reading and the idea of the book itself change when we use technology to design stories, rather than […]

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Producing Participation: Documentary as a Co-Created Practice  

Mandy Rose’s Keynote from July’s MeCCSA PGN conference at Coventry University is now online. The talk addresses forms of participation emerging within documentary that Rose believes are transformative for subjects and audiences alike. Rose outlines: “There’s a tension intended within my title between the idea of producing – a work of structure and control, and […]

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DCRC recommends: Estate, A Reverie + panel discussion – October 4th

This Sunday at the Cube Microplex, don’t miss the Bristol premiere of an extraordinary new film from director Andrea Luka Zimmerman. Filmed over seven years, Estate, a Reverie reveals and celebrates the resilience of the residents of Hackney’s Haggerston Estate, who are profoundly overlooked by media representations and wider social responses. Interweaving intimate portraits with the […]

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The Anthropocene: Looking for the Emergency Exit

In the year that sees Bristol as European Green Capital, DCRC is pleased to announce a series of public talks at Watershed, addressing the growing recognition of humanity’s profound impact on the earth – The Anthropocene: Looking for the Emergency Exit. The term Anthropocene, was coined by Dutch chemist Paul Crutzen in 2000 to claim […]

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Five questions I am left with after #TtW15

DCRC PhD researcher Milena Popova has just returned from NYC after attending Theorizing the Web 2015 at the International Centre of Photography’s new space in lower Manhattan…

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Writing Digital: MIX DIGITAL 3 – Call for Papers

MIX DIGITAL has established itself as an innovative forum for the discussion and exploration of writing and technology, attracting an international cohort of contributors from the UK, Australia, and Europe as well as North and South America. After the success of the last two MIX DIGITAL conferences, Bath Spa University is hosting Writing Digital: MIX […]

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Rethinking Tomb Raider: 10 Years After the ‘Cyberbimbo’

Games Studies have published DCRC Research Fellow Esther MacCallum-Stewart’s Take that Bitches! Refiguring Lara Croft in Feminist Game Narratives. The paper addresses some of the changes in feminist thinking in Game Studies and surrounding the Tomb Raider franchise, since founding DCRC member Helen Kennedy’s groundbreaking 2002 paper Lara Croft: Feminist Icon or Cyberbimbo. Much has […]

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Pervasive Media Cookbook – Launches in Print Today!

Today DCRC Press announces the launch of the Pervasive Media Cookbook – now in hard copy! The Pervasive Media Cookbook is available as a free PDF download or as a Print on Demand option that will deliver you a handsome paperback copy perfect for your studio, office or library. (And just in time for Christmas, […]

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Online Games, Social Narratives

Online Games, Social Narratives – A new volume in the Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture series from DCRC Research Fellow Esther MacCallum-Stewart. Online Games, Social Narratives examines how players have started to change the ways in which videogaming is consumed and produced. By examining the recent developments in Indie Games, Facebook gaming and […]

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