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Professor Michael Wayne
Professor - Media

Gaskell Building 166


Michael has been an academic most of his working life. In part this is because studying film at the North London Polytechnic in the mid-1980s was a revelation to him in so far as it simultaneously provided not just an education in film but a political framework with which to understand the world around him. That connection between the study of a medium as a medium through which to learn about the world, remains central to his work as a teacher and researcher. 

Newest selected publications

O'Neill, D. and Wayne, M. (2022) 'The Acting Class and the Myths of Meritocracy'. Journal of British Cinema and Television, 19 (1). pp. 1 - 21. ISSN: 1743-4521 Open Access Link

Journal article

Wayne, M. (2021) 'Roadmaps After Corbyn: Parties, Classes, Political Cultures'. New Left Review. pp. 37 - 65. ISSN: 0028-6060 Open Access Link

Journal article

Wayne, M. (2021) 'The Guardian and Brexit', in Freedman, D. (ed.) Capitalism's Conscience: 200 Years of the Guardian. London : Pluto Press. pp. 255 - 273. ISBN 10: 0-7453-4336-8. ISBN 13: 978-0-7453-4334-1.

Book chapter

Wayne, M. (2019) 'Marxism goes to the movies'. Routledge. ISSN 10: 1317194799 ISSN 13: 9781138677869


Wayne, M. (2018) 'England's Discontents, Political Cultures and National Identities'. London: Pluto Press. ISSN 10: 1-78680-322-4 ISSN 13: 978-0-7453-9932-4

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