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 has been a member of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Peer Review College (2010-2018) and currently a Carnegie Trust Research Assessor.

She is DJCAD Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Lead and joint coordinator of the PhD Studies Programme.

Anna is also Deputy Lead for the Media and Communication Catalyst of the Scottish Graduate School for Humanities and UCU Scotland Equality Officer since June 2019.

Research projects

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

Research outputs

Books and chapters

  • (2018) Notaro A. "Total recall: Longing in the (post)digital age" in Brigitte Lejuez  et al eds. (Re)writing without borders: contemporary intermedial perspectives on literature and the visual arts, USA, Common Ground Publishing. pp.177-197.
  • (2014) Notaro A. "The Magic Line in Matteo Pericoli's Unfurled Cities" in V. Bernard and H. O. Tuzun eds., IMAGES (III) Images of the City, Berlin, Verlag, pp. 197-207

Refereed journal papers

In progress

  • Knocking on Europe's door: how narratives of fear, safety and nostalgia shape collective perceptions of immigration” forthcoming in Kaisa Kaukiainen et al eds, Fear and Safety: Affective Spaces in European Literature, Arts and Cinema (forthcoming 2020).