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Evelina Kazakeviciute

Research student, School of Journalism, Media and Culture

Email:
kazakeviciutee@cardiff.ac.uk
Location:
Two Central Square, Central Square, Cardiff, CF10 1FS

Evelina Kazakevičiūtė is a PhD student in the School of Journalism, Media and Culture (JOMEC) at Cardiff University where she teaches undergraduate modules. 

She is also the Coordinator of the Interdisciplinary Film and Visual Culture Research (IFVCR) Network and an editor of JOMEC Journal.

She holds a BA in English Philology from Vilnius University, Kaunas Faculty of Humanities, and an MA degree in Journalism (cum laude) from Vilnius University, Faculty of Communication.

Research interests

  • Communication Theory
  • Philosophy of Communication
  • Media and Communications Research Methods
  • Poststructuralism
  • Film

Teaching

  • Doing Media Research: Approaches and Methods
  • Media, Power and Society
  • Introduction to Media Audiences
  • History of Mass Communication and Culture

Conferences Attended

  • 6 June 2017. The IFVCR Network Conference ‘You Talkin’ to Me?’: Dialogue and Communication in Film at Cardiff University, School of Journalism, Media and Culture. The title of the paper: ‘"I wouldn’t trust no words written down on no piece of paper": Jim Jarmusch, Jacques Derrida and the Critique of Logocentrism’.
  • 21 July 2016. The Martial Arts Studies Conference 2016 at Cardiff University, School of Journalism, Media and Culture. The title of the paper: ‘The (Un)translatable Poetry of War: Hagakure as a Samurai Text in Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
  • 3 April 2014. International Scientific Conference TELL ME 2014 at Vilnius University, Kaunas Faculty of Humanities. The title of the paper: ‘Kaip Vilnius – Europos kultūros sostinė tapo „chaltūros“ sostine. Mito konstravimas žiniasklaidoje’ [‘How Vilnius – European Capital of Culture Turned into the Capital of Fraudulent Culture. Myth Construction in Media’].
  • 29 October 2009. International Young Researchers Conference ‘Languages and Cultures of the Modern World’ at Vilnius University, Kaunas Faculty of Humanities. The title of the paper: ‘The Problem of ‘a Man of Literature’ in Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita’.

Conferences and Talks Organised

  • 5–6 June 2017. The IFVCR Network Conference ‘You Talkin’ to Me?’: Dialogue and Communication in Film – Organiser.
  • 11 May 2017. The talk delivered by Professor Arved Ashby, Ohio State University at Cardiff University, JOMEC, entitled ‘Annie Listens to Tristan While Melanie Plays Debussy, or: Two Women Pursue Love, Eschew Hysteria, and Go Musicking in Hitchcock's The Birds’ – Co-organiser with Dr Carlo Cenciarelli.

Thesis

The Poststructuralist Conception of Communication as Reflected in Jim Jarmusch's Films

Paul Bowman

Professor Paul Bowman

Professor of Cultural Studies

2019

2018

2014

2013

  • Kazakeviciute, E. and Kirtiklis, K. 2013. Vilnius: discredited capital of culture. In: Bennett, P. and McDougall, J. eds. Barthes' Mythologies Today: Readings of Contemporary Culture.. Routledge, pp. 126-130.