Travelling Masterclass - Professor Toby Miller

Presented by The ARC Cultural Research Network Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Node
the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation


eastcoast masterclass

venue: University of Melbourne, VIC
date: Monday 15 May 2006
time: 9.30am-6.00pm

westcoast masterclass

venue: Murdoch University, WA
date: Wednesday 17 May 2006
time: 9.30am-6.00pm

Please return your feedback sheets to:

Dr Susan Luckman
School of communication, information and new media
University of South Australia
GPO box 2471
Adelaide SA 5001

masterclass theme: ‘Popular Media and Cultural Citizenship’

what is it? We are seeking applications from postgraduates and early career researchers who wish to take part in a fantastic opportunity to learn from one of cultural studies’ leading scholars. Each intensive class will be strictly limited to no more than 12 participants whose work relates to the general theme, ‘Popular Media and Cultural Citizenship’. Participants will be chosen based on a competitive application process. The masterclasses will follow a ‘workshop’ format, in which participants will present, discuss and interrogate their writing and ideas in collaboration with Professor Miller and others students and early career researchers working in the field.

how much does it cost? The masterclasses are free of charge to successful applicants, and include lunch and morning/afternoon teas. Participants who are travelling from interstate will be eligible for travel and accommodation subsidies.

how do I apply? Applications are due by 20 April 2006. Applications must include a completed application form, which asks for:

Successful applicants will be notified by 5 May 2006, and will be required to submit a 3000-word writing sample by 10 May 2006, which will be forwarded to Professor Miller and the other participants for their attention prior to the masterclass. Applications and queries should be submitted via email, to Alison Huber at

Toby Miller is Professor of English, Sociology and Women’s Studies, and Director of the Program in Film and Visual Culture at the University of California, Riverside. His writing and research on film, television, sport, globalisation and cultural citizenship is extensive: he is the author and editor of over 20 books, and his numerous essays can be read in more than 30 journals and 50 edited collections.

For more information about Toby Miller’s writing and research, download his biography at