Staff Directory

Last Updated

15/02/2018

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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN6 7TS
United Kingdom

About Jane Batkin

Jane holds an MA in Writing from City University, London and has had her work exhibited in the October Gallery in Bloomsbury.  She is Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer of the BA (Hons) Animation programme in the School of Film and Media. Previously, Jane was an Associate Senior Lecturer at Ravensbourne College in London.

Department Responsibilities

Jane is involved in the curriculum and module design of the programme and is module co-ordinator for The Pioneers of Animation, Research Prep and the Dissertation. She has been actively involved in the revalidation of the programme.. She also provides pastoral care for students and is involved with the marketing of the course, the organisation of programme events and recruitment of students onto the BA (Hons) Animation.

Subject Specialism

History of Animation,  Independent Critical Research in Animation, Film and Media, Culture and Audience, Difference and Identity

Qualifications

  • MA in Creative Writing — City University,
  • PGCE in Further and Higher Education — University of Greenwich,
  • BA (Hons) English and Literary Studies with American Studies — Middlesex University,

Orcid ID

0000-0002-9243-5110

Research Interests

  • animation history

  • character identity

  • disconnection in the 21st Century

  • revolutionary impulse

  • Culture

  • Audience

  • Psychoanalytical approaches to Animation Studies

Research Groups Memberships

Research Projects

  • Mirrors and Shadows: Illusion, Duality & the Divided Self in Toy Story — in 2018
  • Identity in Animation (book) — in 2017
  • Paper: Rethinking the Rabbit: revolution, identity and connection in Looney Tunes — in 2016