Thursday, 19 January 2012

Join Professor Ben Light for his Professorial Inaugural Lecture

Professor Ben Light, Associate Dean of Research and Innovation in the College of Arts and Social Sciences, invites you to attend his Professorial Inaugural Lecture, Contemporary Digital Media, Gender and Sexuality, on Tuesday, 7 February, in room 2.36 from 6.30pm at MediaCityUK.
The lecture will draw upon his studies of Internet dating, digital gaming, social networking sites and ‘social media’ to consider the continuing importance of ‘the digital’ with respect to gender and sexuality in everyday life.
His research over the past five years has mainly focused on people’s experiences of living with a variety of digital media – particularly that which is associated with the Internet.
As well as his academic roles, Professor Light is a member of the Communication, Cultural and Media Studies Research Centre and sits on the University’s Digital Cluster Executive.
Professor light is currently working on a book entitled ‘Social Networking Practices and Everyday Lives’ which is due to be published next year by Palgrave.
If you would like to register to attend this event, please click here or call Paul Butlin on x55114

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