“Listening to Animals”. A Oxford Centre for Life-Writing Event.

Tuesday next week, the Life-Writing Beyond Words network at the Oxford Centre for Life-Writing is hosting a public event exploring how animal expressiveness may inspire, support, enrich the process of incorporating the non-verbal in life-writing. Speakers include artists, academics and writers such as Katherine Collins and Aline Pénitot. What can life-writing learn from the expressive forms of the animal kingdom? Date: 9…

Photograph of a sunset a Brighton beach

Meanwhile the Earth, by Katy Ensch, 2nd year MEC student

It was during the very first lockdown in the UK, when I first thought of the idea for Meanwhile the Earth. I was out on my one form of exercise for the day; walking at the beach. On that evening, Brighton beach looked particularly beautiful as the sunset was igniting everything with the enticing, and almost delicious, orange glow of…

Yellow scarf on dried-up soil.

The TIME issue on Climate Justice

A fundamental challenge in the pursuit of Climate Justice is the visualization of change. Even in the post-truth era, we still ascribe a great degree of trust to facts. Often, numerical data are employed to establish these facts. And while popularly we may believe numbers don’t lie, the majority of us would find extremely difficult to effectively comprenhend the operations…

Media and Environmental Communication: your course

With the growth of technology and internet use, the media has become central to the ways in which environmental issues are communicated to and understood by the public, on a local and global scale. Whether through photographs, documentaries, advertising or news articles, we are made aware of the challenges that face our planet like never before. Scientists, environmental organisations, businesses…

Class of 2023 BA Media and Environmental Communication -Welcome!!

We would like to welcome you onto the BA (Hons) Media and Environmental Communication course. We are looking forward to meeting you and to support you through this first year of your degree. Welcome Week will take place between Monday the 28th of Sep. and Friday 2nd of October. This will involve activities which will give you the opportunity to…

Climate Action 13th March 2020

The UK Student Climate Network (UKSCN) has called for a day of online and offline protest against the government’s lack of action on the Climate Crisis. You can find information about activities organised by local groups here. And here are some ways in which you can get involved while staying indoors:   Make noise in social media – Tweet, Retweet,…

National Union of Students – Everything you need to know about the UCU Strikes this February and March

“[…] staff pay has declined by 17% over a decade, compounded by gendered and racialised pay gaps, they do significant amounts of unpaid work due to the size of workloads and casualisation is becoming an increasing problem. This means that many teaching staff in particular are employed on hourly paid contracts or zero hours ones, with very little job security. UCU are…

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