Anna Notaro

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Senior Lecturer, Contemporary Media Theory / PhD Studies Co-ordinator


Dr Anna Notaro has been teaching contemporary media theory at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, University of Dundee since 2005. She held previous positions at the University of Nijmegen (NL), University of Nottingham, and Royal Holloway University of London.  She is member of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Peer Review College, Carnegie Trust Research Assessor and represents the Staff Council on the University of Dundee Senate. She also chairs the Principal Question Time, the DJCAD Athena SWAN Bronze Award Self-Assessment team and is DJCAD Equality & Diversity Lead. Anna is currently External Examiner for the BA (Hons) Media/BA (Hons) Communication with PR, Department of Communication, Marketing & Media, at Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University.

Research projects

Most recent successful research grant: 2011-2012 ‘Rewind Italia’ AHRC Standard Proposal Co-investigator.

Research outputs

Books and chapters

  • (Forthcoming 2018) “Total recall: Longing in the (post)digital age”, Common Ground Publishing, University of Illinois.
  • Notaro, Anna. "The Magic Line in Matteo Pericoli's Unfurled Cities" in V. Bernard and H. O. Tuzun eds., IMAGES (III) Images of the City, Berlin, 2014, Verlag, pp. 197-207.

Refereed journal papers

  • Notaro, Anna.  “How Networked Communication has changed the ways we tell stories” Technology, Imagination, Narrative Forms.  L. Esposito, E. Piga, A. Ruggiero Eds. Between, IV.8.Online , 2014
  • Notaro, Anna. “The many futures of the book” in PKn , letnik 35, st 1, published by the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, in print, 2012,  pp.3-19.
  • Notaro, Anna. "The Spectacle of Urban Consumption", No 14, Spring Issue, March, in CM: Communication Management Quarterly, 2010, pp. 5-32.
  • Notaro, Anna. “ ‘Reality is in the performance': intersecting cinema, technology and the body” in the June issue of Refractory: a Journal of Entertainment Media, published by the Screen Studies Program, School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne, 2009, available at

In progress

  • “Performing the City: Experience, Emotion and Exploration” submitted for consideration in the volume Space Intersections, publisher tbc.