SOAS University of London

Centre for Global Media and Communications

Dr Christine Singer

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Christine Singer
Dr Christine Singer
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Christine Singer researches narrative, youth, media, film and South Africa. She also is interested in questions of youth and empowerment more broadly..


Singer, Christine (forthcoming). ‘Participatory Video and HIV/AIDS in South Africa.’ In: Kiran Prasad (ed.), New Media and Development. BRPC: New Delhi.

Singer, Christine (2013). ‘Film Africa 2012: Education Programme.’ Journal of African Cultural Studies 25:1, pp. 133-136.

Singer, Christine and Lindiwe Dovey (2012). ‘Representations of African childhood in conflict and post-conflict contexts: Johnny Mad Dog, Ezra, and Sleepwalking Land.’ In: Olson, Debbie and Scahill, Andrew (eds.), Lost and Othered Children in Contemporary Cinema. Plymouth: Lexington Books, pp. 151-174.

Conference papers

‘Youth, HIV/AIDS, and Media Advocacy in South Africa: The Steps for the Future Film Project.’ 5th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS), Lisbon, 27-29 June 2013.

‘Mediating the “Born Frees”: Youth and Screen Media in South Africa.’ Biennial Conference of the Association of African Studies UK (ASAUK), Leeds, 6-8 September 2012.

‘Representations of Youth in South African Screen Media: The Soul Buddyz Television Series.’ Annual Conference of the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), Durban, 15-19 July 2012.