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), at the IKKM at Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany (fall 2013), and at the UFMG Belo Horizonte, Brazil (summer 2019). His main research interests are Television Theory, Digital Media, Politics of Media/Governmentality Studies and the Visual Culture of Sports.
Most Recent Publications
- “First Case, Second Case (1979).” In Filmische Moderne. 60 Fragmente., edited by Oliver Fahle, Lisa Gotto, Britta Neitzel, Lars Nowak, Hedwig Wagner, André Wendler, and Daniela Wentz, 173–80. Bielefeld: Transcript (2019).
- Engell, Lorenz. 2019. Thinking Through Television. Edited by and with an introduction by Markus Stauff. Amsterdam: Amsterdam Univ. Press.
- 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: