Black Women's Digital and Media Experiences in Britain

Wednesday July 1, 5pm AEST

FRANCESCA SOBANDE: E-Seminar  'Black Women's Digital and Media Experiences in Britain'

The Gender and Media Lab is pleased to host Dr Francesca Sobande for this special event. This event will focus on the contemporary digital and media experiences of Black women, particularly in Britain. Based on Francesca Sobande's research since 2015, the event will involve discussion of how the digital and media experiences of Black women in Britain are shaped by recent social media shifts, global power relations, creative and cultural industry dynamics, and intersecting forms of oppression.

Bio: Dr. Francesca Sobande is a Lecturer in Digital Media Studies at the School of Journalism, Media and Culture at Cardiff University. She is an affiliate of the Data Justice Lab, Director of the BA Media, Journalism and Culture programme, and is Communications Co-Chair of the international Race in the Marketplace (RIM) Network. Francesca's peer-reviewed research has been published in journals including European Journal of Cultural StudiesEuropean Journal of MarketingMarketing TheoryCommunication, Culture & CritiqueConsumption, Markets & Culture, and IPPR Progressive Review. She is author of The Digital Lives of Black Women in Britain (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2020) and co-editor with Professor Akwugo Emejulu of To Exist is to Resist: Black Feminism in Europe (Pluto Press, 2019).

You'll be sent a unique Zoom access link an hour before the event.