Mr Russell Glasson

Post:Associate Tutor (Media and Film, School of Media, Film and Music)
Location:SILVERSTONE
Email:R.Glasson@sussex.ac.uk
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Biography

Russell Glasson (was Pearce) studied Information Systems at Birkbeck College, University of London (1998 - 2003), and worked in the video games industry (1996 - 2009). Since 2010, Russell has researched into the effects readers experience when adopting electronic digital reading material to replace traditional material sources. Adopting a variety of ethnographic and discursive methods to understand how digital materiality might impact the experience of the text. Prior to this project, Russell used a similar approach to seek to understand the implications of digital distribution has for the professional standing of Video game producers. He is also an editor for Sequence_Serial, a reframe journal.

Role

I am an Associate Tutor for

  • Digital Cultures (P3067),
  • Debates in Media Studies (P4061),

a visiting lecture in TransMedia Cultures at the University of Brighton and a member of the Centre for Material Digital Culture.

Qualifications

MA Digital Media University of Sussex

Activities

Member of THE CENTRE FOR MATERIAL DIGITAL CULTURE AND DIGITAL HUMANITIES (CMDC/DH) based at the University of Sussex. Previously, I have been involved in the staging of a number of conferences, including: 

Staging Illusion, 

Trash, 

The Tablet Symposium, 

Input/Output.

I am part of the editorial team for Reframe, working in SEQUENCE_Serial and acting as technical editor on the forthcoming publications for Reframe Books.