S dot Inthorn at uea dot ac dot uk
Tel: +44 (0)1603 59 3285
Dr Inthorn joined PSI in 2006, having worked previously at the
In her research, Sanna Inthorn explores the role of the media in constructing concepts of national and civic identity and the media’s potential to invigorate the public sphere. She is author of German identity and the media and co-author of Citizens or Consumers (Open University Press, 2005). Together with Prof John Street she has recently completed an ESRC funded project on political uses of popular culture by first time voters. She teaches modules on media and identity, media theory and research methods. Sanna is currently supervising PhD students working on gender and the media, new media and identity and sport audiences. She welcomes applications from research students wanting to work on identity and popular culture and national and civic identities in particular.
|Project Title||Start Date||End Date||Funding Body||Project Members|
|From Entertainment to Citizenship? A Comparative Study of the Political Uses of Popular Culture by First-Time Voters||1/6/2008||31/8/2009||ESRC||Sanna Inthorn, John Street|
Sanna teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate modules and runs a seminar on research methodologies for the faculty’s graduate school. She mostly teaches on media and cultural theory, media and identity and methods of media analysis.
Inthorn, Sanna, Street, John and Scott, Martin (2012) Popular Culture as a Resource for Political Engagement. Cultural Sociology.
Street, John, Inthorn, Sanna and Scott, Martin (2012) Playing at Politics? Popular Culture as Political Engagement. Parliamentary Affairs, 65 (2). pp. 338-358. ISSN 0031-2290
Inthorn, Sanna, Street, John and Scott, Martin (2012) Popular culture: A resource for political engagement. Cultural Sociology.
Inthorn, Sanna and Street, John (2011) 'Simon Cowell for prime minister?' Young citizens' attitudes towards celebrity politics. Media, Culture & Society, 33 (3). pp. 479-489.
Inthorn, Sanna and Reder, M (2011) Discourses of Environmental Citizenship - How Television Teaches Us To Be Green. International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics, 7 (1). pp. 37-54. ISSN 17408296
Scott, Martin, Street, John and Inthorn, Sanna (2011) 'From entertainment to citizenship: A comparative study of the political uses of popular culture by first-time voters'. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 14 (5). pp. 499-514.
Inthorn, Sanna (2010) ‘Europe divided, or Europe united? German and British press coverage of the 2008 European Championship’. Soccer & Society, 11 (6). pp. 790-802. ISSN 1743-9590
Inthorn, Sanna and Boyce, Tammy (2010) ‘It’s disgusting how much salt you eat!’ Television discourses of obesity, health and morality. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 13(1). pp. 83-100.
Inthorn, Sanna and Boyce, Tammy (2010) ‘“It’s disgusting how much salt you eat!” - Television discourses of obesity, health and morality’. International Journal of Cultural Studies.
Street, John and Inthorn, Sanna (2010) '“You're an American Rapper, So What Do You Know?” The Political Uses of British and US Popular Culture by First-Time Voters in the UK'. New Political Science, 32 (4). pp. 471-484. ISSN 0739-3148
Inthorn, Sanna (2006) What does it mean to be an EU citizen? How News Media Construct Civic and Cultural Concepts of Europe. Westminster Papers in Communication & Culture, 3 (3). pp. 71-90.
Inthorn, Sanna (2004) Representing 'The Celtic Thing' German newspapers, tourist board literature and discourses of Celticity. Media Wales Journal-Cyfnodolyn Cyfryngau Cymru, 1(1). pp. 42-61.
Lewis, Justin, Wahl-Jorgensen, Karin and Inthorn, Sanna (2004) Images of citizenship on television: Constructing a passive public. Journalism Studies, 5 (2). pp. 153-164.
Inthorn, Sanna (2002) The Death of the Hun? National identity and German press coverage of the 1998 football World Cup. European Journal of Cultural Studies, 5 (1). pp. 49-68.
Inthorn, Sanna (2006) A Game of Nations? Football and National Indentities. In: German Football: History, Culture, Society. Routledge, London, pp. 155-167. ISBN 0415351960
Inthorn, Sanna (2006) Jenseits einer nationalen Identität in Europa? "Einheimische"und "Fremde" in der englischen Fussballberichterstattung'. In: Euro 2004 Medienfussall im europäischen Vergleich. Cologne: Halem Verlag, pp. 47-62. ISBN 3931606848
Street, John, Inthorn, Sanna and Scott, Martin (2013) Entertainment to citizenship: Politics and popular culture. Manchester University Press. (In Press)
Inthorn, Sanna (2007) German Media and National Identity. Cambria Press, p. 256. ISBN 9781934043950
Inthorn, Sanna, Lewis, Justin and Wahl-Jorgensen, Karin (2005) Citizens or Consumers? : What the media tell us about political participation. Open University Press, p. 158. ISBN 0335215556
Sanna is Faculty Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching and Teaching Director for the School of Political, Social and International Studies.
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