Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies

Cultural, Media and Visual Studies

We are born to communicate. Through objects and images, sounds and words, we declare our passions, entertain each other and influence the world around us. Cultural, Media and Visual Studies examines and makes sense of all this activity.

Our work spans centuries - from Renaissance paintings to posthumanism and cyberbodies. As much as the "what" we ask the "why" and the "who". Why do things that way? Who benefits? And who doesn't?

Staff have distinct specialisations but work as one community - sharing ideas and approaches and working across international boundaries.

Explore our themes and what it's like to study and research with us.

Study and research themes

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International Media and Communications

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Film, Television and Screen Industries

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History of Art and Visual Culture

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Critical Theory and Cultural Studies


Life in the department

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Studying with us

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Our research


Our people

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Meet some of our students

Honest opinions about studying here

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Staff listings

Research interests and contact details


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Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies

University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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