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20092018
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Current research activities

I'm currently working on a number of research projects focused on the analysis of pop-culture texts: 

  • Building Better Worlds: The Alien Universe & Corporate Social (Ir)Responsibility
  • Liminal Space & Claustrophobia in the works of John Carpenter.
  • World Wrestling Entertainment and the Paratextual Universe

As well as, teaching learning and assessment in higher education: 

  • Cyclical Rubric Co-creation in the Dialogic Learning & Assessment Environment

Desired research direction

My future research activities will focus on:

  • The construction of Scottish identity in Sports Entertainment
  • Developing rubrics for sustainable assessment practices 

Target collaborative organisations

The Professional Wrestling Studies Association (PWSA)

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association (MPCA/ACA)

Area of academic expertise - outline

  • Professional Wrestling (Sports Entertainment)
  • Screenwriting
  • Textual Analysis
  • Paratextuality
  • Assessment in Higher Education 

Keywords

  • PN1993 Motion Pictures
  • Screenwriting
  • Semiotics
  • Narratology
  • PN1990 Broadcasting
  • Paratext
  • Convergence
  • LB2300 Higher Education
  • Rubrics
  • Assessment
  • sustainablity,
  • PN2000 Dramatic representation. The Theater
  • Playwriting
  • Performance

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Research Output 2009 2018

Analysing discourse in sports entertainment through multiple modalities

Quinn, J. & Silveira, C. 2 Apr 2018 In : The Popular Culture Studies Journal. 6, 1, p. 189-203 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
entertainment
Sports
discourse analysis
discourse
broadcast

Sports entertainment: toward a high concept of professional wrestling

Quinn, J. 8 Oct 2018 (Accepted/In press) Convergent wrestling: participatory culture, transmedia storytelling, and intertextuality in the squared circle. Reinhard , C. D. & Olson, C. J. (eds.). 1st ed. Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, (The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Consumer products
Sports
entertainment
Stars
Marketing
literacy
learning
student
social media
website

Radge politics: satire and Scottish identity

Silveira, C., Leith, M., Quinn, J. & Flynn, R. 10 Apr 2017

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
File
satire
national identity
politics
multimodality
BBC

UWS Info-Lit Journey: Scottish Library and Information Council Innovation & Development Fund

Riach, R. & Quinn, J. 28 Nov 2017

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Open Access
File
innovation
student
media society
media culture
university

Prizes

Court Medal

John Quinn (Recipient), 2007

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Numismatics
Motion Pictures

Court Medal

John Quinn (Recipient), 2008

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

research method

UWS Star Awards Nomination

John Quinn (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

teacher

UWS Star Awards Nomination

John Quinn (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

students
stars

UWS Star Awards Nomination

John Quinn (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Teaching

Activities 2017 2018

Building Connected Commentaries in Feedback Studio'

Quinn, J. (Speaker)
7 Feb 2018

Activity: Oral presentation

Research in practice 2

Quinn, J. (Chair)
18 May 2018

Activity: Participation in conference

File

Studio Lab Live Play Festival 2017

Quinn, J. (Organiser)
1 Feb 201714 Feb 2017

Activity: Types of Public engagement and outreach - Festival/Exhibition

The Info Lit Journey

Quinn, J. (Organiser)
5 Jan 20175 Jan 2018

Activity: Other

Profiles

discourse analysis
multimodality
satire
entertainment
national identity