Tag Archives: popular culture

A description of my forthcoming book…

I managed to submit my book to the publishers on Monday. The title of the book is going to be Popular Culture and New Media: The Politics of Circulation – I posted before about the selection of the title. I … Continue reading

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Another open access piece added: the sociological imagination as popular culture

Following my previous post on Mad Men and sociology, I’ve just added a link to the following chapter to the open access materials section: Beer, D. & Burrows, R. (2010) ‘The sociological imagination as popular culture’, in, Burnett, J., Jeffers, … Continue reading

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A new audio: My talk on ‘Archiving and the organisation of popular culture’

I’ve just uploaded a talk I gave recently to the postgraduates in the Centre for Modern Studies at York on the topic of ‘Archiving and the organisation of popular culture’. The audio of the talk is available here and it’s … Continue reading

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Forthcoming presentation on ‘Popular culture, digital archives and the new social life of data’

Later in November I’m going to be giving a talk to the Centre for Modern Studies postgraduate forum here at York. Here’s the information about the talk. My original plan was to present a piece that I’ve got coming out … Continue reading

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Popularizing research site

The Popularizing research site contains loads of interesting interfaces between research and popular culture. Including film, visual and audio media. It supports a book of the same name. The idea seems to be to open up academic research to popular … Continue reading

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Popular culture and the ghetto

Here is an early view of an article in IJURR on popular culture and the imagining of ghettos and urban immobility by Rivke Jaffe. Looks really good.

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Beverly Skeggs and Helen Wood on reality TV: two new books

Two new books are out about reality television, both by Beverly Skeggs and Helen Wood. One is an edited collection and the other an authored book. I’ve had a look through the edited collection, which is full of fresh ideas … Continue reading

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