Popular Culture

A research area within The School of Languages, Cultures and Societies

Pop culture research group

Popular Culture research

Our research

In the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, we undertake research and teach on a variety of issues related to popular culture, including blockbuster movies, rap music, graphic novels and popular theatre in various national, transnational and international contexts. 

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Researchers in conversation.

Discover our subject specialists who lead our research - from postgraduate research students to internationally-renowned academic staff.

Academics and Postgraduate researchers in conversation.

Our research is often collaborative and has an international impact. Explore the outcomes of our past and present research projects associated with Popular Culture.


Research groups and networks

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