Members of the Centre

The Co-Directors of the Centre for Digital Cultures are Matt Hayler and Dorothy Butchard.

If you’d like to join the Centre for Digital Cultures, we’d love to hear from you. Please email digitalcultures@contacts.bham.ac.uk to find out more.

Dr Dorothy Butchard

Dr Dorothy Butchard

Lecturer in Contemporary Literature & Digital Cultures

Department of English Literature

I teach and research contemporary and twentieth century literature, with particular interest in digital cultures and creative representations of technological change in the modern age.

Email
d.butchard@bham.ac.uk

Dr Richard Graham

Dr Richard Graham

Lecturer in Contemporary Literature and the Digital

Department of English Literature

My research and teaching explore contemporary digital culture by placing certain programs, platforms or services within a wider cultural and philosophical context. In particular, my current work draws on critical theory in order to address search engines as convergences of language, programming, and culture on a global scale. 

Telephone
+44 (0)121 41 59089
Email
r.graham@bham.ac.uk

Dr Matt Hayler

Dr Matt Hayler

Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Literature and Digital Cultures

Department of English Literature

I’m a senior lecturer in contemporary literature and digital cultures and co-director of the Centre for Digital Cultures in the department of English Literature.

I’m CO-I on the AHRC-funded Ambient Literature project (https://ambientlit.com) and acted as a UK representative for the COST-funded European EREAD (evolution of reading in the age of digitisation) research network (http://er ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 5825
Email
m.s.hayler@bham.ac.uk

Dr Rebecca Roach

Dr Rebecca Roach

Lecturer in Contemporary Literature

Department of English Literature

My teaching and research focuses on 20th and 21st century literature and culture across the Anglophone world, with a particular emphasis on the relationship between literature, media and book history.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 8424
Email
r.roach@bham.ac.uk