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Mathias Stevenson


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Mathias is an education focused Lecturer in the Arts Faculty who holds a PhD in Italian studies. His research and publications focus on independent Italian cinema, the global flows of popular music, and the cultural politics of grassroots reggae and hip hop movements in Italy. He teaches into the core units of the Bachelor of Global Studies and into the innovative Global Immersion Guarantee (GIG) program. His role in the GIG program extends to content design and development exploring local sustainable development issues and responses. Mathias is also active in facilitating student awareness and understanding of diversity and youth focused social change through his coordination of the unit: Leadership for Social Change 2. Mathias also has previous work experience as a secondary teacher and as a Policy Officer in the multicultural sector.

Education/Academic qualification

Italian Studies, PhD

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Research Output

Transcultural flows and marginality: Reggae and hip hop in Sardinia

Scarparo, S. & Stevenson, M., 2020, In : Modern Italy. 25, 2, p. 199-212 14 p.

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Afro-Reggae soundscapes: the communicative power of music

Stevenson, M., 21 Aug 2018, In : global-e. 11, 43, 6 p.

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Open Access

Reggae and Hip Hop in Southern Italy: Politics, Languages, and Multiple Marginalities

Scarparo, S. & Stevenson, M. S., 2018, Cham Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. 244 p.

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"Lo specchio frammentato ed il pagliaccio piangente": alienation and l'Umorismo in the films of Nanni Moretti

Stevenson, M., 2005, In : Studi d'Italianistica nell'Africa Australe. 18, 2, p. 92 - 119 28 p.

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