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Journalism, Media and Philosophy


Director of School (School of Language, Media and Culture)
Andrea Hurst
Prof Andrea Hurst
Position: Associate Professor
Department: Journalism, Media and Philosophy
Room: 010410
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4848
Fax: 27 41 504 2229
Email: andrea.hurst@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD Philosophy
Expertise: Post-structuralism, Psychoanalytic Theory, Complexity
Responsibilities: Programme Coordinator (Philosophy)

Head of Department
Mr. Sam Nzioki
Mr. Sam Nzioki
Email: sam.nzioki@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: B.A. MCC, M.Phil South African Politics Political Economy
Expertise: Democracy

Professors
Andrea Hurst
Prof Andrea Hurst
Position: Associate Professor
Department: Journalism, Media and Philosophy
Room: 010410
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4848
Fax: 27 41 504 2229
Email: andrea.hurst@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD Philosophy
Expertise: Post-structuralism, Psychoanalytic Theory, Complexity
Responsibilities: Programme Coordinator (Philosophy)

Adrian Konik
Prof Adrian Konik
Position: Associate Professor
Department: Journalism, Media and Philosophy
Room: 0419
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: +27(0)415044066
Fax: +27(0)415042229
Email: akonik@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: DLitt et Phil
Expertise: Cultural Studies, Film Studies, Philosophy
Responsibilities: Lecturing and research

Lecturers
Dr Janina Wozniak
Dr Janina Wozniak
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Journalism, Media and Philosophy
Room: 010401
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 504 4268
Fax: 27 41 504 2229
Email: Janina.Wozniak@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: Ph.D. (UCT)
Expertise: International Communication, African cinema - Anglophone and Francophone films, Colonial literature of German colonies, German literature of the 19th and 20th century, Literature of ethnic Germans, Teaching German as a foreign language
Responsibilities: Director of School of Language, Media and Culture; and senior lecturer

Subeshinim
Dr Subeshini Moodley
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Journalism, Media and Philosophy
Room: 0410
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: (041) 504-2225
Email: Subeshini.Moodley@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: Film theory, analysis and practice, postcolonial theory, feminism, diaspora, social develop, self-reflexive filmmaking, auto- and visual ethnography
Responsibilities: Teaching and supervising film studies and video production

Corné du Plessis
Mr Corné du Plessis
Position: Lecturer
Department: Journalism, Media and Philosophy
Room: 0418
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 0415042224
Email: corne.duplessis2@nmmu.ac.za
Expertise: New Media and Media Studies

Jakub Siwak
Mr Jakub Siwak
Position: Lecturer
Department: Journalism, Media and Philosophy
Room: MB 04 05
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 041 504 2236
Email: Jakub.Siwak@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: MA (Media Studies), Doctoral Student
Expertise: Print, Film, Cultural Studies
Responsibilities: Lecturing

Tarryn
Mrs Tarryn Rennie
Position: Associate Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Arts
Room: 0407
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: +27 (0)41 504 2908
Fax: +27 (0)41 504 2229
Email: tarryn.rennie@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: (MA) Media Studies; N Dip Graphic Design
Expertise: Visual Communication, Graphic Design, Brand Communication, Advertising, Design & Layout, Copywriting for Advertising

Secretary
Mrs Gerda Flanagan
Mrs Gerda Flanagan
Position: Secretary to the School of Language, Media and Culture
Department: School of Language, Media and Culture
Room: 010402
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 27 41 5042871
Fax: 041 5042229
Email: Gerda.Flanagan@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: Matric
Expertise: Office management/Function coordination
Responsibilities: Secretary: School of LMC

Technical Support Staff
Mr Francois Du Plessis
Mr Francois Du Plessis
Position: Digital Video Technician
Department: Journalism, Media and Philosophy
Room: MB 0317
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 0415044526
Fax: 27 41 504 2229
Email: francois.duplessis@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: Nat Dip Photography

Mr. Johannes Jordaan
Mr. Johannes Jordaan
Position: Digital Video Technician
Department: Journalism, Media and Philosophy
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Email: Johannes.Jordaan@nmmu.ac.za

Thabog
Mr Thabo Gongxeka
Position: Computer Lab Administrator
Department: School of Language, Media and Culture
Room: 0202
Location: Summerstrand Campus (South)
Phone: 0415044269
Email: thabog@nmmu.ac.za
Qualifications: Ndip - IT, B-Tech Business Management