About Marie Thompson
Marie Thompson is a Senior Lecturer in Lincoln School of Film and Media. Her research centres on the affective, material and gendered dimensions of sound, noise and music. She is the author of Beyond Unwanted Sound: Noise, Affect and Aesthetic Moralism (Bloomsbury, 2017) and the co-editor of Sound, Music, Affect: Theorizing Sonic Experience (Bloomsbury, 2013). She has also published a number of chapters and articles on the intersections of noise and femininity.
Marie is able to supervise a range of topics within her research field, and welcomes enquiries from potential postgraduates. She is currently supervising a practice-based PhD exploring rhythm, improvisation and mediation in contemporary music and arts practice.
Marie teaches on cultural, critical and media theory modules as part of Lincoln School of Film and Media’s undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. She is the module co-ordinator of AUP1009M: Key Concepts in Sound and MED9039M: Gender, Media and Culture in a Global Context. She is also the academic lead of the Extra-Sonic Practice research group.
sound studies, media theory, noise, experimental music, feminist and queer theory, new materialism and affect theory
— Newcastle University, 2014
— University of Liverpool, 2009
BA Music/Popular Music
— University of Liverpool, 2008
Feminist Review Trust
— Feminist Review Trust,
— Arts and Humanities Research Council,
Open Library of Humanities Sound and Music Studies section editor
Editorial Board member of Capacious: Journal for Emerging Affect Inquiry
Organiser, Sonic Cyberfeminisms, May 2017