How will the future listen to us? James’ research has focused on the cultural history of sound and hearing, sound media, and on histories of sonic modernity and modernism.
Dr James Mansell is Assistant Professor of Cultural Studies in the Department of Culture, Film and Media. He joined the University of Nottingham in 2010 having previously worked at the University of Manchester. He holds BA (Hons), MA, and PhD degrees in History from Manchester. He co-directs the Nottingham Sensory Studies Network, a research cluster supporting sensory work across the disciplines with a focus on sensory methodologies, practices, and histories. He is a Research Associate at Science Museum, London, where is collaborating on a number of projects on the history of sound and technology, Book Reviews Editor of the journal The Senses and Society and a member of the AHRC Peer Review College.
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