Gemma Edney


June 2017:

SLSA-eu Annual Conference: Empathies

Paper: "Sounding Girl(y): Musical Empathy in French Girlhood Film."

19th April 2016:

5th Annual Humanities PGR Conference

Paper: "Makeup, Baking, and 'What's in my Bag?' Towards a Narrative of Female Empowerment in the YouTube Community."

2nd November 2015:

Childhood and Nation in World Cinema

Paper: "Shine Bright Like a Diamond: Rihanna and the Transnational Experience of Girlhood in Bande de filles (Sciamma, 2014)."

8th June 2015:

CĂ©line Sciamma Study Day, Stirling University

Paper: Une Chanson 'Intimiste'? Composing 'Girlhood' in Sciamma's Bande de filles.

8th May 2015:

Beyond Speech: Silence and the Ineffable Across Cultures

Paper: Unspoken Emotion: Music, Nostalgia and Subjectivity in Mia Hansen-Løve's Goodbye, First Love and All is Forgiven.

30th March 2015:

Exeter Humanities PGR Conference

Paper: Navigating Generations: Cover Songs, 'Listening Histories,' and Nostalgic Adolescence in Clueless.

14th February 2014:

Femininities and Masculinities in the Americas Symposium

Paper: "'I don't know what kind of girl I am': Soundtrack and the Expression of the Female Voice in Juno." 

Graduate School Skills Workshops

February 2015:

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (LTHE) Stage 2

Four 3-4 hour sessions expanding principals covered in Stage 1, including: planning, evaluation and reflection; assessment, marking, and feedback; micro-teaching to interdisciplinary groups; preparing for assessment.

2nd October 2014:

Research Planning and Time Management

Online webinar focussing on time management and planning techniques for new PGR students.

18th September 2014:

Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (LTHE) Stage 1

A one-day course for prospective Graduate Teaching Assistants, introducing a range of principles of teaching and learning in Higher Education.