Dr Eithne Quinn

Senior Lecturer

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I came to Manchester in 2003, to take up my post in American Studies. Before that I lectured in Film Studies at Nottingham University, in American Studies at University of Central Lancashire, and in Cultural Studies at De Montfort University. 

I am a member of:

  • British Association for American Studies
  • Society for Cinema and Media Studies
  • Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association
  • Historians of the Twentieth Century United States (HOTCUS)


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 Teaching areas

  • Hip Hop Studies (3rd year special subject)
  • Climate Change & Culture Wars (3rd year special subject)
  • Race and Representation in Contemporary America (1st year seminar)

Knowledge exchange 

I act as a defence expert in UK legal cases in which the prosecution seeks to rely on defendants’ rap music and related expressive culture as incriminating evidence. See my blog post.




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