The Centre for Critical Studies was incorporated in the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities in August 2015.

The information in this website is therefore out of date but retained for archival and staff purposes.

Below is an archive of CCCS Public Lectures and Public Seminars that have been recorded and can be downloaded or streamed from this website. If you require any assistance, please contact CCCS Admin.

Public Lectures

Dr Stuart Glover: 'Literature Policy after the Literature Board', 11 September 2014 [lecture details]

Dr Matt McDonald: 'Towards Global Security?', 7 August 2014 [lecture details]

Dr Nicholas Carah: 'Algorithmic Brands? A decade of brand experiments with mobile and social media', 12 June 2014 [lecture details]

Lecture Part Four  [11.2 mb]

Professor Tony Bennett: 'Authorities of Freedom: Anthropology, Aesthetics and the Culture Concept', 1 May 2014 [lecture details]

Dr Felicity Meakins: 'Loss and Renewal: Indigenous Languages since 1788', 27 March 2014 [lecture details]

 
Professor Joanne Tompkins: 'Virtual Reality and London's Early Stages: Interacting with Stage Props in The Rose Theatre in 3-Dimensions', 17 October 2013
 
 
Forum: 'Locating Television: Where does television fit in the digital era?', 5 September 2013
 
Dr Zala Volcic [10.3 mb]
 
Jonathan Holmes: 'Quis Custodiet...? Reflections of a Media Watcher', 16 May 2013
 
 
Dr Mark Andrejevic: 'The Fate of Personal Information in the Digital Era: Commercial Surveillance Online and Off', 26 April 2012
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner & Special Introduction: Tim Pilgrim [17.9 mb]
Lecture Part One [13.0 mb]
Lecture Part Two  [12.0 mb]
Lecture Part Three [14.8 mb]
 
Dr Rob Pensalfini: 'Inside Shakespeare Inside: The Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble's Prison Project', 8 March 2012
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [2.2 mb]
Lecture Part One [12.7 mb]
Lecture Part Two  [13.1 mb]
Lecture Part Three [12.1 mb]
Lecture Part Four [12.7 mb]
 
Professor Philip Almond: 'Witches, Demons and the Western Imagination', 8 September 2011
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [1.9 mb]
Lecture Part One [9.5 mb]
Lecture Part Two  [8.8 mb]
Lecture Part Three [9.7 mb]
Lecture Part Four [11.9 mb]
 
Professor Christina Slade: 'Arabic Citizens of the EU: "Prisoners behind netting, cut off from all social life, deprived of identity"?', 25 August 2011
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [1.9 mb]
Lecture Part One [9.9 mb]
Lecture Part Two  [10.5 mb]
Lecture Part Three [12.8 mb]
Lecture Part Four [10.6 mb]
 
Mr Kim Dalton: 'Television, Convergence and Local Content: The Place of the National Broadcaster in the Digital World Order, 19 May 2011
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner and Professor Michael Bromley [2.5 mb]
Lecture Part One [10.4 mb]
Lecture Part Two  [10.4 mb]
Lecture Part Three [10.0 mb]
 
Professor Gay Hawkins: 'From the Tap to the Bottle: Understanding the Rise of Bottled Water', 14 April 2011
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [2.3 mb]
Lecture Part One [12.5 mb]
Lecture Part Two  [13.5 mb]
Lecture Part Three [10.7 mb]
Lecture Part Four [9.0 mb]
 
Professor Daniel Miller: 'Facebook: From Cool to Kula', 2 December 2010
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [1.5 mb]
Lecture Part One [5.0 mb]
Lecture Part Two  [5.2 mb]
Lecture Part Three [4.5 mb]
Lecture Part Four [4.8 mb]
 
Professor Graeme Turner: 'The Humanities and the University in Australia', 14 October 2010
 
Introduction: Professor Gay Hawkins [3.1 mb]
Lecture Part One [5.1 mb]
Lecture Part Two  [4.6 mb]
Lecture Part Three [5.1 mb]
Lecture Part Four [5.7 mb]
 
Associate Professor Bridget Griffen-Foley: 'Voices of the People: Audience Participation in Australian Radio', 16 September 2010
 
Introduction: Professor Michael Bromley [1.4 mb]
Lecture Part One [5.1 mb]
Lecture Part Two  [5.1 mb]
Lecture Part Three [5.1 mb]
Lecture Part Four [4.8 mb]
 
Professor Paul Turnbull: 'History in the Wake of the Web', 19 August 2010
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [1.4 mb]
Lecture Part One [5.1 mb]
Lecture Part Two  [5.1 mb]
Lecture Part Three [5.1 mb]
Lecture Part Four [4.8 mb]
 
Professor Clive Moore: 'Tell It As It Is: Life Writing, History and International Diplomacy in the Solomon Islands', 22 April 2010
 
Introduction: Dr Mark Andrejevic [0.9 mb]
Lecture Part One [6.2 mb]
Lecture Part Two  [5.8 mb]
Lecture Part Three [6.4 mb]
Lecture Part Four [6.2 mb]
 
Professor Fred D'Agostino: 'Rituals of Cosmopolitanism', 22 October 2009
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [1.3 mb]
Lecture Part One [4.5 mb]
Lecture Part Two [5 mb]
Lecture Part Three [5.6 mb]
Lecture Part Four [4.8 mb]
 
Dr Martin Crotty: 'Engaging the Enemy?: Historians and Popular Audiences', 24 September 2009
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [1.4 mb]
Lecture Part One [6.0 mb]
Lecture Part Two [5.8 mb]
Lecture Part Three [5.5 mb]
Lecture Part Four [5.4 mb]
 
Professor Gillian Whitlock: 'Gorilla Girl: Remediating Dian Fossey', 28 May 2009
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [1.4 mb]
Lecture Part One [5.4 mb]
Lecture Part Two [4.9 mb]
Lecture Part Three [5.8 mb]
Lecture Part Four [5.2 mb]
 
Professor Rodney Tiffen: 'The Spin We're In: Media and Democracy in Post-Howard Australia', 22 May 2008

Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [1.1 mb]
Introduction: Professor Tom O'Regan [2.6 mb]
Lecture Part One [5.6 mb]
Lecture Part Two [6.9 mb]
Lecture Part Three [7.1 mb]
Lecture Part Four [6.2 mb]
 
Dr Elizabeth Stephens: 'Bodies as Public Spectacles: From the Popular Anatomy Museum to the Freak Show', 1 November 2007
 
Introduction: Prof Graeme Turner [1.3 mb]
Lecture Part One [3.6 mb]
Lecture Part Two [4.5 mb]
Lecture Part Three [4.2 mb]
Lecture Part Four [4.6 mb]
 
Dr Venero Armanno: 'Under the Volcano', 23 August 2007
 
Lecture Part One [5.5 mb]
Lecture Part Two [6.9 mb]
Lecture Part Three [5.9 mb]
Lecture Part Four [4.6 mb]
 
Mr Peter Manning: 'Media and the University: The Henry Mayer Legacy', 24 May 2007

Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [482kb]
Introduction: Professor Tom O'Regan [5mb]
Lecture Part One [5.1mb]
Lecture Part Two [4.2mb]
Lecture Part Three [5.8mb]
Lecture Part Four [6.1mb]

Professor David Carter: 'Learning to Love the Middlebrow - Middlebrow Book Culture in Australia', 29 March 2007

Introduction: Prof Graeme Turner [1.4 mb]
Lecture Part One [3.7 mb]
Lecture Part Two [5.2 mb]
Lecture Part Three [5.7 mb]
Lecture Part Four [5.9 mb]

Public Seminars

Dr Kieran Connell: 'The Working Practices of the Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies', 21 October 2014 [seminar details]

Introduction: Emeritus Professor Graeme Turner [2.1 mb]
Seminar Part One [14.0 mb]
Seminar Part Two [12.3 mb]
Seminar Part Three [13.3 mb]

Professor Tim Mehigan: 'German Romanticism, or: The Dialectical Imagination. What it is and why it is important', 16 September 2014 [seminar details]

Introduction: Professor Gay Hawkins [2.7 mb]
Seminar Part One [13.8 mb]
Seminar Part Two [13.3 mb]
Seminar Part Three [13.8 mb]

Professor Paddy Scannell: 'Cultural Studies: Which Paradigm?', 22 April 2014 [seminar details]

Introduction: Professor Gay Hawkins [3.6 mb]
Seminar Part One [14.4 mb]
Seminar Part Two [12.2 mb]
Seminar Part Three [15.4 mb]

Dr Tanja Dreher: ‘Are you being heard?: The challenges of listening in the digital age', 15 April 2014 [seminar details]

Introduction: Professor Gay Hawkins [3.6 mb]
Seminar Part One [14.0 mb]
Seminar Part Two [9.7 mb]
Seminar Part Three [11.4 mb]
Seminar Part Four [7.4 mb]

Dr Tony Thwaites: 'Metastory: Imitations of Life', 11 March 2014 [seminar details]

Introduction: Associate Professor Mark Andrejevic [2.3 mb]
Seminar Part One [10.2 mb]
Seminar Part Two [9.9 mb]
Seminar Part Three [10.1 mb]
Seminar Part Four [9.2 mb]

Adjunct Professor Fiona Foley, Dr Campbell Gray and Dr Fiona Nicoll: 'Courting Blakness', 6 August 2013 

Welcome: Professor Cindy Shannon, Pro Vice Chancellor (Indigenous Education) [1.7 mb]
Introduction: Gay Hawkins [5.0 mb]
Seminar Part One: Dr Campbell Gray [17.1 mb] PowerPoint presentation available by request
Seminar Part Two: Adjunct Professor Fiona Foley [10.5 mb] PowerPoint presentation [11.6 mb]
Seminar Part Three: Dr Fiona Nicoll [12.3 mb] PowerPoint presentation [6.1 mb]

Associate Professor Waddick Doyle: 'Berlusconi and Disruption: Theorising the Brand Shift in Politics', 7 May 2013

Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [1.5 mb]
Seminar Part One [12.0 mb]
Seminar Part Two [12.5 mb]
Seminar Part Three [12.1 mb]
Seminar Part Four [12.5 mb]

 
Dr Anna Cristina Pertierra: 'Tranquility and Television in Southeastern Mexico', 23 October 2012
 
 
Professor James Hay: 'Reassessing the Utility of "Popular Culture"', 16 August 2012
 
 
Dr Michael Skey: 'The Importance of Being National - The Struggle of Belonging and Security in an Uncertain World', 24 July 2012
 
 
Professor Marcus Breen: 'Uprising - The Internet's Unintended Consequences', 29 May 2012
 
 
Dr Anthea Taylor: 'The Public Identity of Feminism: Popular Feminist Books in the Mediasphere', 13 March 2012
 
 
Associate Professor Katharine Gelber: 'Speech Matters: Free Speech in Australia', 1 November 2011
 
Introduction: Professor Gay Hawkins [2.1 mb]
Seminar Part One [9.5 mb]
Seminar Part Two [9.9 mb]
Seminar Part Three [11.0 mb]
Seminar Part Four [9.8 mb]
 
Dr Simon Perry: 'Pessimism Intoned : Music and History in Musorgsky’s Boris Godunov', 9 August 2011
 
Seminar Part One [10.9 mb]
Seminar Part Two [10.8 mb]
Seminar Part Three [10.8 mb]
Seminar Part Four [10.2 mb]
 
Professor Heather Horst: 'Technology, Youth and the Incorporation of Everyday Life in Silicon Valley', 7 June 2011
 
Seminar Part One [9.2 mb]
Seminar Part Two [12.1 mb]
Seminar Part Three [11.6 mb]
 
Dr Martin Crotty: 'Veterans Compared: Returned Soldiers in Australia and the Soviet Union', 8 March 2011
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [2.0 mb]
Seminar Part One [10.3 mb]
Seminar Part Two [10.1 mb]
Seminar Part Three [8.6 mb]
Seminar Part Four [9.8 mb]
 
Associate Professor Vicki Mayer: 'What's Identity Got to Do With It?: Cultural Studies of Identity and Media Production in the New Television Economy', 14 December 2010
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [0.7 mb]
Seminar Part One [4.2 mb]
Seminar Part Two [4.0 mb]
Seminar Part Three [4.3 mb]
Seminar Part Four [3.8 mb]
 
Professor Anne Balsamo: 'Designing Culture: The Technological Imagination at Work', 9 December 2010
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [1.0 mb]
Seminar Part One [4.5 mb]
Seminar Part Two [4.5 mb]
Seminar Part Three [5.1 mb]
Seminar Part Four [5.0 mb]
 
Associate Professor Mark McLelland: 'Australia's Child-Abuse Materials Legislation, Internet Regulation and the Juridification of the Imagination', 9 September 2010
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [1.0 mb]
Seminar Part One [5.3mb]
Seminar Part Two [4.9mb]
Seminar Part Three [5.4mb]
Seminar Part Four [3.7mb]
 
Dr Ben Goldsmith: 'SporTV: The Role of Sports in Changing Television', 7 September 2010
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [1.0 mb]
Seminar Part One [5.3 mb]
Seminar Part Two [4.9 mb]
Seminar Part Three [5.4 mb]
Seminar Part Four [3.7 mb]
 
Associate Professor Greg Hainge: 'Red Velvet: David Lynch's Cinemat(ograph)ic Ontology', 3 August 2010
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [0.9 mb]
Seminar Part One [5.3 mb]
Seminar Part Two [2.5 mb]
Seminar Part Three [6.2 mb]
Seminar Part Four [2.3 mb]
 
Professor Justin O'Connor: 'Critique of Creative Industries: Or Why We Need a New Politics of Culture', 10 May 2010
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [0.8 mb]
Seminar Part One [5.3 mb]
Seminar Part Two [5.3 mb]
Seminar Part Three [5.3 mb]
Seminar Part Four [5.0 mb]
 
Dr Joe Hardwick: 'The Mobile Urban Female in Contemporary French Cinema', 12 May 2009
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [0.8 mb]
Seminar Part One [8.0 mb]
Seminar Part Two [7.7 mb]
Seminar Part Three [9.7 mb]
Seminar Part Four [8.0 mb]
 
Dr Kayoko Hashimoto: 'The Politics of English in Japan: Cultivating “Japanese who can use English”', 11 November 2008
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [1.1 mb]
Seminar Part One [6.5 mb]
Seminar Part Two [6.5 mb]
Seminar Part Three [6.6 mb]
Seminar Part Four [6.1 mb]
 
Associate Professor Jonathan Sterne: 'The Historical Emergence of Perceptual Coding', 12 August 2008
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [0.3 mb]
Seminar Part One [6.3 mb]
Seminar Part Two [5.3 mb]
Seminar Part Three [6.5 mb]
Seminar Part Four [5.4 mb]
 
Professor Robert C Allen: '“Going to the Show”: Representing the Spatiality of Film History', 11 March 2008
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [0.7 mb]
Seminar Part One [4.5 mb]
Seminar Part Two [6.6 mb]
Seminar Part Three [6.5 mb]
Seminar Part Four [5.2 mb]
 
Emeritus Professor Richard Peterson: 'The Changing Structure of the Popular Music Industry', 27 September 2007
 
Introduction: Dr Melissa Gregg [0.9 mb]
Seminar Part One [3.5 mb]
Seminar Part Two [3.9 mb]
Seminar Part Three [5.9 mb]
Seminar Part Four [4.6 mb]
 
Dr Adrian Mabbott Athique: 'The Rise of the Multiplex Cinema in India', 4 September 2007
 
Seminar Part One [5.4 mb]
Seminar Part Two [3.8 mb]
Seminar Part Three [3.8 mb]
Seminar Part Four [5.6 mb]
 
Dr Zala Volčič: 'Yugo-nostalgia: Cultural Memory and Media in the Former Yugoslavia', 7 August 2007
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [0.9 mb]
Seminar Part One [5.8 mb]
Seminar Part Two [5.1 mb]
Seminar Part Three [6.3 mb]
Seminar Part Four [5.4 mb]
 
Dr Andrew Gentes: 'Children and the Tsarist Siberian Exile System', 3 April 2007
 
Introduction: Professor Graeme Turner [1.2 mb]
Seminar Part One [7.9 mb]
Seminar Part Two [7.1 mb]
Seminar Part Three [6.7 mb]
Seminar Part Four [8.8 mb]
 
Professor Graeme Turner: 'The Cosmopolitan City and its Other - The Ethnicising of the Australian Suburb', 6 March 2007
 
 
Professor Steve Fuller: 'Can you train to be an intellectual - and is the university the right place to do it?', 27 February 2007
 
Introduction: Professor Fred D'Agostino [1.6 mb]
Seminar Part One [7.7 mb]
Seminar Part Two [5.8 mb]
Seminar Part Three [8.7 mb]
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