Jim Gell

Arts

The art of observation for a hyper-digital generation

Attention is a commodity for all providers of service. Where restaurants rely on customers buying their food, and where musicians rely on listeners buying albums, tickets to gigs, and subscriptions to music streaming sites, social media providers rely on consumers giving their attention to their platforms to generate custom. Unlike other services, immediate attention is…

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Teaching to be in person for next academic year for LDC students

An email from David Nowell-Smith, the LDC Teaching Director, has announced plans for all teaching to be in person for the 2021/2022 academic year for LDC students here at UEA. After praising LDC students for their “resilience” during a year of entirely online teaching, and noting the “incredibly difficult circumstances”, Nowell-Smith emphasized: “all teaching will…

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Judge denies Britney Spears’ request to remove father from conservatorship

Britney Spears’ request to have her father removed from the conservatorship that manages her finances and affairs has been denied by California judge Brenda Penny.  The singer’s lawyer, Samuel Ingham, asked a court in Los Angeles to oust Jamie Spears from his position managing the multimillion dollar estate. When calling for Jamie Spears to be…

News

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators speak in UEA Square

Hundreds of UEA students and staff protested in support for Palestinians against Israel at the Square on the 25th May at 5pm. Organized by the UEA Arab Society and UEA Palestinian Solidarity Society, speakers shared stories through a microphone in between shouts calling to free Palestine to an audience sat on the steps of the…

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