Hugh Ellis

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Staff Details

Telephone Number: 
+264 61 207 2893
B.Journ. (Rhodes), M.A. Journ. & Media Studies (Rhodes), Ph.D. (media studies) (Wits)

Research focus areas/interests
Photojournalism, documentary photography, democratic listening, visual communication, web design trends, community and activist media, fashion in media, performance poetry, women’s poetry

Introduction to photography; print design, editing and production; journalistic writing; digital media production; digital literacies; writing for multimedia

Selected Publications: 

Ellis, H. (2020). Why don’t you let me flow in my space?’: Spoken Word Poetry as a Challenge to Patriarchy and Gender-Based Violence in Namibia. Matatu 50.2 (2020): 444-455.

Ellis, H. (2018) Owning the image: photography as a means of empowerment in contemporary Namibia (Doctoral dissertation, Wits University).

Ellis, H. and Stevenson, D. (2018) Who speaks at Spoken Word? In Krishnamurthy, S., & Vale, H. (Eds.). (2018). Writing Namibia: literature in transition. University of Namibia Press.

Ellis, H. (2008). Conceptualisations of 'the Community' and 'community Knowledge' Among Community Radio Volunteers in Katutura, Namibia (Masters dissertation, Rhodes University).


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