Dr Anna Notaro


Contemporary Art Practice, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design

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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. 

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Start date on Court1 August 2021
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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. She is happy to supervise PhD students in all of the above topics.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • Goal 10 - Reduced Inequalities 
  • Goal 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
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