Women, Ageing and Media International Summer School 2018

The research group Women, Ageing, and Media (WAM) has issued a call for the 2018 edition of the WAM Research Summer School. The School, which will be held from June 26 to 28 2018 at the University of Gloucestershire in Cheltenham, UK, will bring together academics and international postgraduate researchers across disciplines whose research engages with women and ageing. This year’s theme is performativity and age, and will feature presentations from keynotes Wendy Martin and Josephine Dolan. more information about the School is available on WAM’s website.

ACT will cover travel costs for up to $1,500 CAD for ACT-affiliated students. Make sure




Conference theme: Performativity and Age


Abstracts are invited for presentations around questions of performing age at the intersections of qwhere women and ageing come together with:

Screen cultures
Popular music
Popular culture
Cultural activity
Lived experience