Media and Communication MA: Who teaches this course
About the faculty and staff
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences teaches this course. Students benefit from a lively study environment, thanks to the wide range of postgraduate courses on offer.
Programmes cover everything from English literature and music to human rights and politics.
The Faculty provides a vibrant and forward-thinking environment for study with:
- courses designed in collaboration with industry professionals – keeping you up to date with the latest developments;
- established connections with the London arts and media scene – with a range of guest speakers, professors and lecturers visiting the University; and
- committed and enthusiastic staff – many of whom are expert practitioners as well as leading academics and researchers.
The Faculty's combination of academics and practitioners makes it a unique environment in which to further your studies and your career.
Staff teaching on this course
Professor Scott Wilson's two most recent books are The Order of Joy: Beyond the Cultural Politics of Enjoyment and Great Satan's rage: American negativity and rap/metal in the age of supercapitalism. He is co-editor (with Michael Dillon) of the Journal for Cultural Research and co-editor (with Fred Botting) of The Bataille Reader. His research interests include cultural and critical theory, particularly psychoanalysis and the legacy of Georges Bataille. He is currently working on a book on the audio-unconscious.
Anita worked for over ten years as a journalist on national and professional publications before entering academia. She has a masters degree in politics from Birkbeck College (University of London) and is currently completing a PhD in the intersections of media and public policy in the area of GM food at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Anita's research interests include the role of the media in public policy especially in areas of food policy, environmental policy and foreign policy. She is also developing a research expertise in political communication in South Africa.
Dr Eleni Ikoniadou's work is situated at the intersection of media theory, contemporary philosophy and digital art, and has appeared in journals and book collections such as Culture Machine, Leonardo and An Unlikely Alliance: Thinking Environments with Deleuze/Guattari. Her writing opts for the construction of non-reductive, relational, transdisciplinary methods, after thinkers like Gilles Deleuze, Felix Guattari, William James, Henri Bergson, Susanne Langer, AN Whitehead, Isabelle Stengers.
Dr Hager Weslati's teaching is at the interface of philosophy/literature and media/culture. Her research interests are focused on interpretations of Hegelian philosophy and on the critical theories of space, with particular interest in nomadology, heterotopias and mobility. Her current book project concerns the thought of Alexandre Kojeve.
Dr Aybige Yilmaz is the course director for the MA in Media and Communication. Her specialist subjects and research interests include gender and ethnic nationalism in media; Islam and Europeanness; and post-colonial discourses of nation and modernity.
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