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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About Jane Batkin

Jane holds an MA in Writing from City University and has had her work exhibited in the October Gallery in Bloomsbury.  She works in the School of Film and Media as a Critical Studies Lecturer in Animation and in Media Production. Previously, Jane taught at Ravensbourne College in London. She recently presented a paper at the SAS (Society of Animation Studies) Conference in Toronto on the topic of Looney Tunes and its cultural connections and is currently writing a book entitled ‘Identity in Animation’ for Routledge Publishers. Jane is also presenting a paper on the theme of ‘Identity and Otherness in Wallace and Gromit’ in July 2015.

Department Responsibilities

Jane is Module Co-ordinator for the Historical and Contextual Analysis of Animation on the BA (Hons) Animation programme, exploring gender, censorship, character and the rise of the studios as well as referencing important cultural and political time lines in Animation. She is also Module Co-ordinator on the Independent Research Unit for Animation and teaches on the research units at levels 2 and 3 for Media Production. Jane is also Module Co-ordinator for the critical studies modules at levels 1, 2 and 3 on the BA (Hons) Interactive Design course.

Subject Specialism

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


  • 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,


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