Fracien Broekhuizen is a PhD student at Coventry University, United Kingdom. Her research project explores the way brides negotiate their bridal becoming in a (digital) context. Here she draws from an ongoing ethnographic immersion in wedding culture that aims to map how the postfeminist notions of the happy bride resonates at different levels of our contemporary understanding of wedding culture. Her PhD project is supervised by Dr. Adrienne Evans and Dr. Shaun Hides.

Next to her studies is currently co-organiser of the MeCCSA PGN 2015 conference that will be held at Coventry University on the 2nd and 3th of July 2015. She is also helping with the organisation of the Media Reflections Series within the Media Department of Coventry University.



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by Gillian Rose