CCMS academics publish book on Museums in South Africa and Ireland

Two academics from the Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) within the School of Applied Human Sciences Professor Ruth Teer-Tomaselli and ARROWSA Chair Dr Mary Lange co-authored the book Telling Stories of Pain and Hope: Museums in South Africa and Ireland. The book was launched recently by UNISA Press in collaboration with Bergtheil Local […]

East Coast Radio Supports Media Students

Media students at East Coast Radio.

UKZN and East Coast Radio (ECR) came together to celebrate postgraduate Media students who were awarded bursaries and to acknowledge the radio station’s generous donations and contributions. The ceremony was held at ECR’s headquarters in Umhlanga. In her welcome address ECR Human Resources manager, Ms Yvette Pillay said: ‘The aim of the programme is to […]

CCMS Postgraduate Students Benefit from Netflix Creative Equity Fund

Together here are (from left, front) Ms Kameni Chetty, Mr Qiniso Mbili and Ms Lilitha Xalisa; and (back) Ms Cebisa Khwebulana, Professor Lauren Dyll and Ms Zama Khoza.

The Netflix Creative Equity Fund has provided a variety of graduate students in UKZN’s School of Applied Human Sciences (SAHS) with funding to assist them continue with their studies and research. ‘Part of the School’s Community Engagement transformation imperative is to ensure adequate student funding opportunities from external partners and industry,’ said Centre for Communication, Media […]

A creative response to environmental issues

Some of the South African Phone call to the world works that were showcased at COP26.

The Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) within the School of Applied Human Sciences partnered with Art A Resource for Reconciliation Over the World, South Africa (ARROWSA) to produce an exhibition in Glasgow as part of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26). The CCMS and ARROWSA are part of an international creative environmental project […]

Catalan Journal of Communication & Cultural Studies 13.2 is out now (Special Issue: ‘The Breakthrough of Digital Health’)

Intellect announced that Catalan Journal of Communication & Cultural Studies 13.2 is now out Special Issue: ‘The Breakthrough of Digital Health’ Aims and Scope The Catalan Journal of Communication & Cultural Studies (CJCS) aims to provide an international discussion forum for critical thought and study. CJCS is committed to publishing research and scholarship on the analysis of media and […]

CCMS co-hosts Ntongela Masilela Colloquium

The late Professor Ntongela Masilela

The Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) within the School of Applied Human Sciences, College of Humanities in association with the Johannesburg Institute for Advanced Study (JIAS) and the Critical Arts journal hosted the first virtual Ntongela Masilela Colloquium. The aim of the colloquium was to commemorate and critically engage Professor Ntongela Masilela’s historical […]

Wylie on Freund, ‘Bill Freund: An Historian’s Passage to Africa

by H-Net Reviews Bill Freund. Bill Freund: An Historian’s Passage to Africa. Johannesburg: Wits University Press, 2021. Illustrations. 288 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-77614-672-7. Reviewed by Diana Wylie (Boston University) Published on H-Africa (September, 2021) Commissioned by David D. Hurlbut (Independent Scholar) Printable Version: South African Historian as True Patriot “Bill Freund was a true South African patriot,” remarked Minister of Higher Education […]

‘Finding My Voice in Academia’ Ms Shannon Leigh Landers Shares Her Journey Within Academia

A google search for a guide to writing your master’s dissertation offers clinical advice on the importance of reading, preparation and choosing the correct topic and supervisor. However, these tips often neglect the human aspect of this stressful undertaking – mental health. Maintaining mental health is imperative – if not, the most crucial part of the journey. […]

CCMS PhD student presents paper at IAMCR conference

Ms Nompumelelo Gumede

Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) PhD student Ms Nompumelelo Gumede, recently participated in the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) conference. This year’s conference theme was Rethinking borders and boundaries: Beyond the global/local dichotomy in communication studies and it was hosted virtually by the United States International University-Africa in Nairobi, Kenya. […]

CCMS Doctorate Graduate Examined Interpretations of Masculinities in SA Soapies

Interpretations of masculinities presented in three South African soap operas: Uzalo, Imbewu and Isibaya by Zulu male audiences living in KwaZulu-Natal were the focus of a doctoral research undertaken by Dr Melba Nzimande who graduated with a PhD in Media and Cultural studies. Nzimande says research contributes to African masculinity studies, especially those in soap operas in terms of representation […]

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