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Dr

Joshua McNamara

Honorary
African film history
alternative creative economies
media/crisis theory
ethnography of scriptwriting
African cities
alternative distribution
critical production ethnography
non-western cli-fi
informal film economies
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Dr

Joshua McNamara

 
Division
Arts
 
Primary Interest
Urban Studies
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Dr

Joshua McNamara

 

Joshua McNamara is a researcher whose inter-methodological work incorporates ethnography, historical analysis and close textual readings into the study complex urban media cultures. His most recent research offered a practice-based ethnography of film production in Nairobi as the basis for an extended critique of the institutional nexus between screen media and international development in urban Kenya.

He currently works as lecturer in Screen and Cultural Studies at the School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne, where he coordinates courses on documentary cinema and city cultures.

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2010

Post-graduate Essay Writing Prize, Journal of Postcolonial Writing

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Award

Credentials

Positions


Lecturer In Screen Studies

Culture And Communication

Honorary

Culture And Communication

Member

International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)

Education


PhD in Media Studies

School of Oriental and African Studies

MA in Critical Media and Cultural Studies

School of Oriental and African Studies

BA (Hons) in Philosophy and Literature

University of Warwick