Search for dissertations about: "Media History"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 146 swedish dissertations containing the words Media History.

  1. 1. Uses of History in History Education

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Robert Thorp; Umeå universitet.; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; historia med utbildningsvetenskaplig inriktning; history of education; historia; History; historiedidaktik; didactics of history; Uses of history; historical culture; historical consciousness; history education; historical media; textbooks; popular history magazines; history teachers; Historiebruk; historiekultur; historiemedvetande; historieundervisning; historiska medier; läroböcker; populärhistoriska tidskrifter; historielärare; Education and Learning; Utbildning och lärande; uses of history; history didactics; historiebruk;

    Abstract : This compilation thesis contains an introductory chapter and four original articles. The studies comprising this thesis all concern aspects of how historical culture is constituted in historical media and history teachers’ narratives and teaching. READ MORE

  2. 2. Oscar Night in Hollywood : Fashioning the Red-Carpet from the Roosevelt Hotel to International Media

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Elizabeth Castaldo Lundén; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Red-Carpet; Academy Awards; Oscars; Fashion; Oscarcast; Epiphenomena; Red-Carpet Treatment; Celebrity Culture; Hollywood Royalty; Stars; Glamour; Media History; Hollywood Designers; Edith Head; Fashion Expert; Fashion Consultant; Best- and Worst- Dressed List; Public Relations; Endorsement; Americana; Television; pseudo-event; media event; vortextuality; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This study investigates the red-carpet phenomenon from a historical perspective, seeking to understand how the Academy Awards’ red-carpet became the most prominent fashion show in media culture. The connections between Hollywood and the fashion industry predate the inception of the ceremony, and so does the role of Hollywood actresses as trendsetters. READ MORE

  3. 3. Executions Power and Expression in Networked and Computational Media

    University dissertation from Malmö : Malmö University

    Author : Eric Snodgrass; Malmö University.; Malmö University.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Media Technology; Medieteknik; execution; media studies; software studies; history of technology; computation; TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIKVETENSKAP; Technology; media and communications;

    Abstract : This research looks at questions of power and expression as they are composed in various ways within networked and computationally-informed situations of the present. Drawing from the term as it is originally invoked in practices of computing, the research puts forward execution as a central conceptual framework for its investigations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Historical Consciousness, Historical Media, and History Education

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Robert Thorp; Högskolan Dalarna.; Umeå universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Utbildning och lärande; historical consciousness; historical media; history education; history didactics; uses of history; historical thinking; historiemedvetande; historiska medier; historieundervisning; historiedidaktik; historiskt tänkande; historia med utbildningsvetenskaplig inriktning; history of education; historiebruk;

    Abstract : This thesis by publication contains an introductory summary chapter and three papers. The first paper presents a study of how the concept of historical consciousness has been defined, applied, and justified in Swedish history didactical research. READ MORE

  5. 5. Stoutwear and the Discourses of Disorder Constructing the Fat, Female Body in American Fashion in the Age of Standardization, 1915-1930

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Media Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : Lauren Downing Peters; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; American history; consumer culture; cultural history; design; discourse; dress history; fashion; fashion history; fashion magazines; fat; identity; Michel Foucault; modernism; modernity; plus-size; self-fashioning; technology; the body; women; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines how fashion media discourses created the conditions through which the fat, female body was both known and constructed within the context of the early large-size garment industry in the United States, or what between the years 1915 and 1930 was known as “stoutwear.” Drawing on a wide array of media sources, including women’s and fashion magazines, trade journals, catalogs and style guides, and employing Michel Foucault’s archaeological method, the dissertation examines the productive nature of fashion discourse in the construction and constitution of the fleshy body, or how the discourses of stoutwear brought order to the disorderly, fat, female body. READ MORE