[CONFERENCE] In the world but not of it: Keep Calm and Carry On #fandomleics

Fandom is not an area that I’m academically particularly familiar with, but as CODEC’s pitching into this event (Fandom & Religion Conference, Leicester), I thought it was an opportunity to play with some of my thoughts about the ‘fandom’ of Keep Calm and Carry On, and look specifically at those produced by/for those of faith. These are my slides from today’s session. drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry Continue Reading →

ASREC: Propaganda with a Mission: Learning from the Second World War for the Christian Sector in a Digital Age

Today’s conference paper for ASREC (Association for Religion, Economics and Culture), held at Durham University. Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

#ECSM2014: The Digital Age: A Challenge for Christian Discipleship

Prepared for the European Conference on Social Media (Brighton), from this abstract, within the stream ‘Digital Games and the Digital Age’ (presentation moved to Friday afternoon): Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share it…

Abstract for #ALTC2012: Seeking to improve NSS Scores in Assessment and Feedback utilising Technological Solutions

This paper is in the submission process, so we don’t know if it’s been accepted yet.  Key Theme: Openness and Sharing Type of Paper: Short paper (12 mins + 8 for questions) Intended Audience: Conference delegates working, or intending to work, in cross-institutional projects, and also those with an interest in the contribution that technology can make to assessment and feedback are likely to be interested. Intended Outcomes: Conference delegates will gain an insight into Continue Reading →

Getting in on the Twitter Action? Using Social Media to Build Your Professional Network #altc2011

This paper, written by Dr David Rush and Dr Bex Lewis, was accepted (see abstract), and will shortly be presented on this panel. Getting in on the Twitter Action? Using Social Media to Build Your Professional Network on Prezi     Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer (not guru), Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing @MMUBS. Interested in digital Literacy in the third sector. Author of ‘Raising Children in a Digital Age’, regularly checks hashtag #DigitalParenting. https://twitter.com/digitalfprint Like it? Share Continue Reading →

D-ICE for Change: Applying Organisational Development Guidance to IT Projects #ALTC2011

Along with Dr Andy Wilson and Marina Janetsky, we submitted an abstract for a workshop for ALTC11, which we were asked to resubmit as a panel paper. The paper is about to be given as part of this Panel (with Dr Bex Lewis representing the group’s findings). The initial report was confidential, but the findings appear relevant across many institutions: D-ICE for Change: Applying Organisational Development Guidance to IT Projects on Prezi Digital Fingerprint Digiexplorer Continue Reading →

Speaker: Keep Calm and Carry On: A Re-Sounding Message

Presentation given today, see abstract: Keep Calm and Carry On View more PowerPoint from Bex Lewis Second World War Posters Mass Communications Academic, @MMUBS. British Home Front Propaganda posters as researched for a PhD completed 2004. In 1997, unwittingly wrote the first history of the Keep Calm and Carry On poster, which she now follows with interest. https://twitter.com/ww2poster Like it? Share it…

Death at War

Death in war View more presentations from Bex Lewis. On Saturday 15 May the University of Winchester’s MA in Religion, Rhetoric & Death held it’s first ‘Death Day‘, a really interesting event with a great balance of interesting speakers. I missed the first session, but then listened to really thought-provoking talks from Cribb’s funeral parlours, the UK Manager of Cemeteries, and a conductor of ‘secular funerals’ – covering a range of ideas about how the Continue Reading →