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CO(M)XÉNERO 4. Fighting dismemory

Permanent Seminar on Communication and Gender

The persistence of the androcentric discourse in the contents, the editorial line and the organizational structures of the current media and creative industries reflects and perpetuates an asymmetric and dysfunctional society that silences and disables divergent positions.

In order to put an end to this disabling dynamic, the construction of audiences and collectives formed in critical thinking, capable of analyzing, deconstructing and even beginning to reverse the representations and sexist structures present in the media is a need.

‘Fighting dismemory’ is the motto that brings us together in the fourth sesion of CO(M)XÉNERO. On this occasion, we want to reflect on female authorship and the need to seize our stories and history from different perspectives in order to construct intercultural representations and discourses.

The seminar is aimed at communication students, researchers, professionals and people interested in analysing mass media and creative industries from a critical perspective.

In order to comply with the health and hygiene measures required by the authorities, the number of available places is limited to 60. Atendees will be able to follow the event in the Faculty of Communication Science or via streaming [1]. Registration is open until October 16.

The fouth edition of CO(M)XÉNERO is organized by GEA – Audiovisual Studies Research Group and financed by Xunta de Galicia through the Call for the Consolidation and Structuring of Competitive Research Units-2017.

Form for atendees 19 October 2020

Form for atendees – 20 October 2020


Monday, 19th October – Link to live stream


16.30 h. Reception and presentation of the 4th Edition of CO(M)XÉNERO. | Margarita Ledo Andión, professor of Audiovisual Communication and Publicity (University of Santiago de Compostela) & Marta Pérez Pereiro, teacher and researcher at the Faculty of Communication Sciences of the University of Santiago de Santiago de Compostela.

16.45 h. (Un)aligned memories. Cinema, gender and intercultural communication. | Rosa Cabecinhas. Researcher and teacher at Instituto de Ciências Sociais – Universidade do Minho. PhD in Communication Sciences, in the area of ​​Psychosociology of Communication.

18.00 h. Break

18.15 h.  Self-representation, body and memory | Monica Mura. Interdisciplinary feminist artist, performer and artivist. Master’s degree in D.A.M.S., Discipline dell’Arte, della Musica e dello Spettacolo with a specialization in Multimedia Language from the Università degli studi di Torino.

20.00 h. End of session.

Tuesday, 20th October – Link to live stream


16.30 h. Self-story, memory and fiction. Adolescent antibiography in «Crías» | Xiana do Teixeiro. Filmmaker, producer and researcher. Degree in Journalism (USC and University of Southampton. PhD in Audiovisual Communication – Univesitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

17.45 h. Break

18.00 h. The intimate diary and the feminine experiences in «Ainhoa, yo no soy esa» [on line conference] | Carolina Astudillo Muñoz. Filmmaker, journalist, researcher and teacher. Degree in Film Studies from the Universidad Católica de Chile and Master’s in Creative Documentary from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

19.00 h. Recovered cinema, intervention and memory in «My mexican bretzel» [on line conference] | Nuria Giménez Lorang. Filmmaker. Degree in Journalism, she has also studied International Relations and Documentary Filmmaking.

20.00 h. End of the seminar.

Recognition for PhD Students in Contemporary Communication and Information.

Attending the seminar can be recognized as a training activity for the students of Contemporary Communication and Information PhD Program. Students need to complete all the activities of the seminar and deliver a review on the chosen film.

[1] The celebration of the seminar in the Auditorium of the Faculty is conditioned by the evolution of the situation and possible changes and restrictions required by the health authorities. Attendance requires compliance with the protocols and security measures determined by the University of Santiago de Compostela.

More information:

Title of the course: CO(M)XÉNERO 4. Fighting dismemoryDescription: Permanent Seminar on Communication and GenderDates: 19/10/2020 - 20/10/2020Location: Facultade de Ciencias da Comunicación
19/10/2020Facultade de Ciencias da Comunicación
– Programa CO(M)XÉNERO 4. pdf | 118.57 KB
CO(M)XÉNERO Permanent Seminar on Communication and Gender
Start Date: 12/11/2018End Date: 15/11/2023I.P.: Margarita Ledo AndiónParticipating Researchers: María Soliña Barreiro
Permanent focus of discussion and formation on the role of the media in the structuring of society, with special attention to the informative and cinematographic visibility of gender identity(s).
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