Markus Stauff joined UvA's Media Studies department in 2008. In 2004, he got his PhD from the University of Bochum, Germany, with a thesis on Digital Television and Governmentality (pdf in German). From 2005 to 2008 he conducted a research project on the Visual Culture of Media Sports at the Research Centre 'Media and Cultural Communication' in Cologne. He was a visiting scholar at the School for Cinematic Arts (USC, Los Angeles; spring 2013) and research fellow at the IKKM at Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany, in fall 2013.
His main research interests are Television Theory, Digital Media, Politics of Media/Governmentality Studies and the Visual Culture of Sports.
Most Recent Publications
- Non-Fiction Transmedia: Seriality and Forensics in Media Sport.” M/C Journal, vol. 21, no. 1, Mar. 2018.
- Taming distraction: The second-screen assemblage, television and the classroom. Media and Communication 4.3 (2016).
- The Second Screen: Convergence as Crisis. Zeitschrift für Medien- und Kulturforschung, 6.2 (2015), 123-144.
- “The Accountability of Performance in Media Sports: Slow-Motion Replay, the ‘Phantom Punch’, and the Mediated Body.” Body Politics 2.3 (2014): 101–123.
- Television’s Many Technologies. Domesticity, Governmentality, Genealogy. Téchnē / Technology. Researching Cinema and Media Technologies, Their Development, Use and Impact. Ed. Annie van den Oever. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2014. 136-153
- Teurlings, Jan, and Markus Stauff. “Introduction: The Transparency Issue.” Cultural Studies ↔ Critical Methodologies 14.1 (2014): 3–10.
- Keilbach, Judith, and Markus Stauff. “When Old Media Never Stopped Being New. Television’s History as an Ongoing Experiment.” After the Break. Television Theory Today. Ed. Jan Teurlings and Marijke de Valck. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2013. 79–98.
Publications on Visual Culture and Sports
A very short introduction into the topic is:
- Stauff, Markus. 2011. Sport op Televisie: nationaal gevoel en verbroedering. In Televisiestudies , ed. Joke Hermes and Maarten Reesink, 173-187. Den Haag: Boom Lemma.
- An English version of this article is here: