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Roehampton hosts Sex and the City anniversary conference

The Centre for Research into Film and Audiovisual Cultures (CRFAC) hosted a warmly received international conference on 4 April 2014, marking the 10th anniversary of the final episode of landmark HBO TV series Sex and the City.

Posted: 17 April 2014

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Roehampton hosted the Sex and the City Ten Years On Conference on 4 April 2014.

Organised by Dr Deborah Jermyn, author of the Wayne State University Press book on the series, Sex and the City Ten Years On attracted delegates from all over the UK and Europe, and from as far afield as China and India.

The delegates revisited the impact the show had on the TV landscape and reflected on its legacy.

Speakers included current CRFAC postgraduate student, Theodora Thomadakis, as well as prominent Sex and the City scholars such as Kim Akass, Janet McCabe, Beatriz Oria and Professor Mandy Merck.

The conference, which was co-sponsored by MeCCSA's Women's Media Studies Network, ended with a reception to launch the new audiobook version of Deborah's book, which is part of Wayne State University Press' TV Milestones series.

Deborah’s guest blog for Critical Studies in Television about the anniversary can be read at here.

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