Anne Wales

Position: Head of Learning, Teaching and Quality

College: College of Arts, Humanities and Education

Department: Humanities

Subject area: Humanities, Social Science

Research Centre: Identity, Conflict and Representation

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Head of Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, with cross Department responsibilities for equality and diversity, technology enhanced learning and staff development.

Teaching responsibilities

  • Modules - Conflicting Images: News and the Media
  • Documentary and Factual Production : Poetics and Praxis

Research interests

  • Media representations of slavery and abolition
  • Trauma and memory
  • Historical representations in film and television

Membership of professional bodies

  • Associate Editor: International Journal of Humanities
  • Member of Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

Recent publications

  • 'History as Television: Television as History' in R.Jackson & S. Davin (eds) Television and Criticism, Intellect Books, 2008
  • 'Landscapes of Memory: Media Representations of Slavery and Abolition', International Journal of Humanities, Vol 6, 2008

Recent conferences

  • Defining the Public Humanities, New Directions in Humanities Symposium, Columbia University, New York, February 2007
  • Slavery, Museums and Cultural Representation: Ethics and Materiality, World Archaeological Congress, University of the West Indies, Jamaica, May 2007
  • Mediations of Memory in Film, Television and Heritage, New Directions in Humanities Conference, The American University of Paris, July 2007
  • Landscapes of Memory: Media Representations of Slavery and Abolition, New Directions in Humanities Conference, Fatih University, Istanbul, July 2008

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