Job: PhD Candidate
Faculty: Arts, Design and Humanities
School/department: School of Media and Communication
Research group(s): Media Discourse Group, Cinema and Television History Research Centre
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, UK, LE1 9BH
Jilly Boyce Kay is a PhD candidate whose research focuses on the relationships between feminism and British television in different historical and institutional contexts. She has taught Journalism at the University of the West of England and at De Montfort University. She has written for the F-Word, as well as local newspapers in Wales and the West Midlands.
Kay. J. B. (forthcoming) ‘”Women simply aren’t up to it!”: historicising the gender politics of Question Time’
Kay, J.B. (forthcoming) Book review of Domesticating the Airwaves (Andrews, 2012) in Feminist Media Studies
Kay, J.B. and Mendes, K. (forthcoming) ‘Home Comforts? Media and the Family’ in The Routledge Companion to British Media History. London and New York: Routledge
Salter, L. and Kay, J. B. (2011) ‘The UWE Student Occupation’. Social Movement Studies: Journal of Social, Cultural and Political Protest, Vol 10(4), pp. 423-429
Representations of feminism; the gendered address of political television; feminist media history.
Journalism BA (Hons)
Kay, J.B. (2012) ‘Historicising feminism, historicising archives: a case study of the BBC’s online “Second Wave Feminism” archive collection’, Thinking Through Time and History in Feminism, Birkbeck Institute of Social Research Colloquium, University of London, 23 March.
Kay, J.B. (2012) ‘History, theory and gender: Methodological problems in researching the representation of feminism on factual television’ Re-thinking Cinema and Televsiion History, De Montfort University, April 3
Kay, J.B. (2012) ‘Political television as history lesson: the discourse of democracy on Question Time’ MECCSA annual postgraduate conference, Loughborough University, 17-18 September
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