Formerly the Centre for Discourse and Cultural Studies,
this centre builds on a long tradition of Cultural Studies in the
University of Wolverhampton, with a bulk of internationally
successful publications and external funding.
The centre hosts a group of scholars doing interdisciplinary
research in the areas of discourse, cultural and media studies
(including film). It provides a supportive, yet challenging
environment for its members, building upon the currently existing
critical mass of research, complementing with new projects.
Currently, the centre’s members carry out research
in the following areas.
The projects include research into experiences of mental
illness, marginalisation and trauma, with a particular focus upon
masculinity and fatherhood, post-accession migrants to the United
Kingdom and child forced-labourers; experience of organ and tissue
transplantation; narratives of post-Communist transformation in
Central and Eastern Europe.
The projects include research into psychoanalysis and space in
American and British cinema: abject spaces in the contexts of
filmic institutions as sites that commonly repress subjectivity and
traumatic spaces, and the location of such sites in 9/11
narratives, representations of insanity and trauma in war films;
landscape and British cinema, based on the correlation
between film, and other visual arts; media manipulation the
19th and early 20th centuries and news
values; British media institutions.
Research into gender and lived experience
focuses in particular on:
Research into social exclusion and
trauma has a particular focus on the following areas:
Media research projects
Research at the Centre for Film, Media, Discourse and Culture
seeks to understand how different people, together with their
experiences and cultures, are represented in society.
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