Dr Anna Notaro
Contemporary Art Practice, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design
Dr Anna Notaro has been teaching contemporary media theory at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design (DJCAD), University of Dundee (Uod) 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 is currently a Carnegie Trust Research Assessor. She is a member of the following DJCAD committees: School Board, Research. Member of UoD BAME staff network, UoD Senate as Student Assessor and of UoD Committee on Academic Misconduct, Student Governance Oversight Group. In June 2021 she was elected as Senate representative to Court.
Anna has tirelessly championed the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion agenda both in Duncan of Jordanstone and in the University at large, in light of her expertise in this area she was invited to be a member of the University of Dundee Race Charter Application Mark Self-Assessment Team.
Anna has always worked across disciplinary boundaries combining an interest for literary analysis and critical theory with a broad cultural studies/media studies approach. Her research outputs reflect her intellectual eclecticism; she has published widely in the field of urban visual culture and digital culture tackling topics as diverse as: the blogosphere, authorship, cinema and new technology, digital celebrity, electronic textuality, the 'future of the book', the concept of nostalgia and, most recently, A.I. art.