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Stephanie Hartle

Stephanie Hartle BA (Hons)

Senior Lecturer in Film and Photography and Course Leader in Photography


Currently Stephanie is the Course Leader of the BA/ MArt Photography programme. In this role she works closely with academic and support colleagues to develop and coordinate the course to ensure the enhancement of the student experience.

  • About

    As Link Tutor for our Collaborative Provision at The Sheffield College she contributes to the achievement of quality standards and the maintenance of a constructive dialogue between both organisations. Stephanie teaches on a number of history and theory modules on the Photography programme.

    She is currently interested in the theorisation of Walter Benjamin's concept of 'left-wing melancholy', with a particular focus on re-enactment and re-staging in contemporary art practice.

    Specialist areas of interest

    Visual Culture

  • Teaching

    Department of Media Arts and Communication

    Business, Technology and Enterprise

  • Research

  • Publications

    Conference papers

    Hartle, S. (2018). Landscape and trauma in Jeremy Deller’s The Battle of Orgreave. In Northern Light: Critical Approaches to Proximity and Distance in Northern Landscape Photography, 2 July 2018 - 3 July 2018.


    Hartle, S. (2020). ‘To Weave the Mirror's Magic Sights’: Mimesis and Posthumanism in the Virtual Selfie. Presented at: "Mirror, Mirror: Perceptions, Deceptions, and Reflections in Time"

    Hartle, S. (2017). Digging up the Left-Wing Corpse: Reenactment andMelancholia in Jeremy Deller's The Battle of Orgreave. Presented at: The Left Conference : Photography and Film Criticism, Lisbon, Portugal, 2017

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