Friday, February 22, 2019

Comm and Media Week Keynote Scholar Announced

Dr. Courtney Brannon Donoghue, a media industries scholar who was born and raised in Corpus Christi, will be the visiting scholar for Comm and Media Week 2019.

Dr. Brannon Donoghue's research expertise includes Conglomerate Hollywood and international operations, local-language productions, Brazilian media, management and distribution cultures, feminist production cultures, and blockbusters and franchising. Her first book Localising Hollywood is based on extensive industry interviews and international fieldwork exploring the localization of Hollywood operations across Europe and Latin America since the 1990s. She is currently writing a new book on gender inequity in Hollywood and the barriers to financing, producing, and distributing female-driven films. She will be joining the faculty of the University of North Texas in the fall as an Assistant Professor of Media Arts.