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Approaches to Film and Media Studies

This seminar offers a snapshot of contemporary approaches to a range of research questions across media and genres from researchers at Dept. of Media, Cognition and Communication, including newly affiliated professor, Ed S Tan. The talks span qualitative and quantitative strategies and topics such as film, television, images, and news genres.

The seminar is open for anyone interested in research into film, media, and communication. Prior registration is not required, but we would appreciate registering at the seminar’s Facebook page (coming up soon).


10.15 Welcome by Birger Langkjær and Andreas Gregersen

10.20-10.55 Ed S Tan: Glimpses of Entertainment Competence, with a Smile

11.00-11.30 Mette Hjort: Understanding Practitioner’s Agency:  Denmark’s Involvement in Capacity Building beyond Denmark

11.35-12.05 Torben Grodal: Animated Film Aesthetics and Ultra-Sociality

12.05-13.15 Lunches

13.15-13.45 Mette Mortensen: Images of Conflict – Conflicting Images (ICCI)

13-50-14.20 Rasmus Helles: What Viewers Want. A Quantitative Content Analysis of Danish television Series between 2005 and 2014

14.25-14.55 Jacob Ørmen: Explicating Engagement: A Clarification of a Contested Concept.

14.55-15.30 Refreshment