Faculty in the Media

September 2014

Faculty in the Media – 10 September 2014

  • Vogue interviewed Dr Jennifer Germon about transgender and androgynous rights.
  • Sky Business News interviewed Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre about Australia’s relationship with China. The Age and Sydney Morning Herald also quoted Professor Brown in relation to China being named the world’s biggest economy.
  • 东北网 (China), Global Times (China) and 滴答网 (China) reported on the Moon Festival event hosted by the China Studies Centre, Confucius Institute and the University of Sydney Union. Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence is quoted in the story.

Faculty in the Media – 9 September 2014

  • Digital Cultures tutor Chris Rodley wrote a two-part Buzzfeed post explaining post-Structuralism with hipster beards. Here are parts one and two.
  • Yahoo! Finance (US) interviewed Associate Professor Ben Goldsmith from the Department of Government and International Relations about the relationship between Russia and Ukraine.
  • People’s Daily (China), 2ornews (China) reported on the Moon Festival event hosted by the China Studies Centre, Confucius Institute and the University of Sydney Union. Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence and Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre are both quoted in the story.

Faculty in the Media – 8 September 2014

  • Spectrum in the Sydney Morning Herald reported on bespoke magazines and interviewed Dr Megan Le Masurier from the Department of Media and Communications.
  • The Epoch Times (US) re-published an opinion piece by Rodney Taveira from the US Studies Centre following the death of comedian Joan Rivers.
  • BBC (UK) quoted Dr Bates Gill from the US Studies Centre in a story about Tony Abbott’s first year as Prime Minister.

Faculty in the Media – 5 September 2014

  • Spectator (UK) published on opinion piece on Ebola by Professor Peter Curson from the Department of Government and International Relations.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald and Le Monde (France) mentioned a new book by Professor Catherine Walby and Dr Melinda Cooper for the Department of Sociology and Social Policy.
  • Sina English (China) quoted Dr Patricia Ranald from the Department of Political Economy in a story about the Trans Pacific Partnership.

Faculty in the Media – 4 September 2014

  • 702 ABC Sydney Drive interviewed Emeritus Professor Elizabeth Webby from the Department of English about the representations of WWII in culture on the 75th anniversary of the start of the war.
  • 666 ABC Canberra Drive interviewed with Professor Graeme Gill from the Department of Government and International Relations about Tony Abbott’s decision to open an embassy in Kiev, Ukraine.
  • Dr Grant Bollmer from the Department of Media and Communications wrote an article about who’s to blame when iCloud is hacked published in The Conversation. The piece was republished by The Jakarta Globe (Indonesia).

Faculty in the Media – 3 September 2014

  • Scientific American (subscription needed) published an opinion piece about language communication co-written by Professor of Linguistics Nick Enfield.
  • Time Out Sydney profiled 28-year-old MECO graduate Kip Williams, resident director at the Sydney Theatre Company.
  • The Monthly quoted Dr Rebecca McNamara from the Medieval and Early Modern Centre about a research project looking into reactions to suicide during medieval times.

Faculty in the Media – 2 September 2014

  • Canberra Times published an opinion piece about the G20 summit by Dr Michael Smith from the United States Studies Centre.
  • Omid Tofighian from the Department of Philosophy was interviewed on ABC Radio National Drive about rap music.
  • Sun Sentinel (US) quoted Professor Kerry Brown from the China Studies Centre in a story about urban migration in China.

Faculty in the Media – 1 September 2014

  • Professor Michael Humphrey of the Department of Sociology and Social Policy was interviewed on Channel Ten Eyewitness News about Britain's decision to raise its terrorism threat level.
  • ABC News 24 Sydney’s Weekend Breakfast interviewed Dr Peter Chen from the Department of Government and International Relations on a variety of topics including: deregulation, the rise of ISIS and Scottish independence.
  • Channel 9 Darwin News and WIN Hobart interviewed Dr Adrian Hearn from the Department of Sociology and Social Policy about Cuba, its need for infrastructure and the impact of trade sanctions.