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Gender and Media Storyboarding

The Gender and Media Storyboarding talk by Jamie Chi and Scarlett Ng, is an introduction to the ways in which academic theories can be put into everyday practises via film text. It addresses how gender, race, and queer theories intertwine with our lived experiences, daily observation, imagination, and creative experiment, and highlights the personal is always political.

This event is open for all.

Jamie Chi (she/they) is an independent filmmaker and photographer, using her work to advocate for LGBTQ+ rights. In 2019, her film Justice for Maya has been circulated in different film festivals around the world. She is the director of a documentary & photography project called Safe Distance. Jamie is also the co-founder, programme development lead of Queer China UK and curator of the Community-focused Queer Chinese Art Festival 2021.

Scarlett Ng (she/her) is a PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Oxford. She came from Hong Kong in 2019 for her master’s degree in Gender Studies at LSE. Her research examines Chinese queer women’s migration to the UK. For most of her time, apart from working on her research, she indulges herself in nature and the cinematic world.

Get your free ticket here.

Accessibility: This is an online talk via zoom which will feature audio and video. The talk will unfortunately not have subtitles, audio description or a BSL interpreter and will not be suitable for use with screen readers. If you have any other questions regarding accessibility please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

Everyone is welcome! However, racism, sexism, classism, homophobia, biphobia, transphobia, ableism, fatphobia, ageism or discrimination on basis of ethnicity, immigration status, or religious, cultural, and/or spiritual beliefs, or any other kind of oppressive behaviour is unacceptable and if used, the participant will be excluded.

Please note that Zoom details will be shared two days before the event via email. Don’t share the details with anyone else. Participant audio and video will be turned off. Q&A will be conducted via chat.

How to use Zoom: click the link to the webinar given above and it will open a page that asks you to launch Zoom. If you have the app downloaded, you can launch it there by clicking “Launch” or “Open”. If you don’t have the app, it is free to download if you want to, or you can click the link at the bottom of the page that says “Join from Your Browser”, which will just open on your browser without you having to do anything else. You will then be put in a waiting room for the host to let you in. Once you have been admitted, click the button that says ‘join using computer audio’. From then on, you will be able to hear and see the other participants! Along the bottom of your screen are options for muting and ‘unmuting’ yourself (turning your microphone on and off); turning your video on and off; and the chatbox, among other things. That should be all you need to know! If you would like to watch a handy video on how to Zoom, visit:

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