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Media and Communication


Head of Department
Subeshinim
Dr Subeshini Moodley
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Journalism, Media and Philosophy
Room: 0410
Location: South Campus
Phone: (041) 504-2225
Email: Subeshini.Moodley@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: Film theory, analysis and practice, postcolonial theory, feminism, diaspora, social develop, self-reflexive filmmaking, auto- and visual ethnography
Responsibilities: Teaching and supervising film studies and video production

Lecturers
Dr Janina Wozniak
Dr Janina Wozniak
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Journalism, Media and Philosophy
Room: 010401
Location: South Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 4268
Fax: 27 41 504 2229
Email: Janina.Wozniak@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Ph.D. (UCT)
Expertise: International Communication, African cinema - Anglophone and Francophone films, Colonial literature of German colonies, German literature of the 19th and 20th century, Literature of ethnic Germans, Teaching German as a foreign language
Responsibilities: Director of School of Language, Media and Culture; and senior lecturer

Subeshinim
Dr Subeshini Moodley
Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Journalism, Media and Philosophy
Room: 0410
Location: South Campus
Phone: (041) 504-2225
Email: Subeshini.Moodley@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: PhD
Expertise: Film theory, analysis and practice, postcolonial theory, feminism, diaspora, social develop, self-reflexive filmmaking, auto- and visual ethnography
Responsibilities: Teaching and supervising film studies and video production

Ms. Janelle Vermaak
Ms. Janelle Vermaak
Position: Lecturer
Department: Journalism, Media and Philosophy
Room: MB0409
Location: South Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 4067
Fax: 27 41 504 2229
Email: janelle.vermaak@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: MA in Applied Media
Expertise: Scriptwriting, Communication, Advertising
Responsibilities: Programme Coordinator: BA Media, Communication and Culture

Tarryn
Mrs Tarryn Rennie
Position: Associate Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Arts
Room: 0407
Location: South Campus
Phone: +27 (0)41 504 2908
Fax: +27 (0)41 504 2229
Email: tarryn.rennie@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: (MA) Media Studies; N Dip Graphic Design
Expertise: Visual Communication, Graphic Design, Brand Communication, Advertising, Design & Layout, Copywriting for Advertising

Jakub Siwak
Dr Jakub Siwak
Position: Lecturer
Department: Journalism, Media and Philosophy
Room: MB 04 05
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041 504 2236
Email: Jakub.Siwak@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: D Phil (Media Studies)
Expertise: Print, Film, New Media
Responsibilities: Lecturing

Adrian Konik
Prof Adrian Konik
Position: Associate Professor
Department: Journalism, Media and Philosophy
Room: 0419
Location: South Campus
Phone: +27(0)415044066
Fax: +27(0)415042229
Email: akonik@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: DLitt et Phil
Expertise: Cultural Studies, Film Studies, Philosophy
Responsibilities: Lecturing and research

Dr Hercules Fourie
Dr Hercules Fourie
Position: Principal Lecturer
Department: Public Relations & Communication Studies
Room: 0504
Location: South Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 3330
Fax: 27 41 504 9330
Email: hercules@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: B.Bibl (UOFS), B.Bibl (Hons) (UNISA), MA (UOFS), MBL (UNISA). D Phil (STELLENBOSCH)
Expertise: Applied Philosohy
Responsibilities: Lecturing

Claudette Leppan
Ms Claudette Leppan
Position: Associate Lecturer
Department: Public Relations & Communication Studies
Room: Main Building, 5th floor, 02
Location: South Campus
Phone: 27 41 504 4681
Email: Claudette.Leppan@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: National Diploma: Public Relations Management (Cum Laude) BTech: Public Relations Management (Cum Laude), MA Media Studies (Cum Laude)

Ms Brightness Mangolothi
Ms Brightness Mangolothi
Position: Lecturer
Department: Public Relations & Communication Studies
Location: Bird Street Campus
Phone: +27 41 504 4524
Email: Brightness.Mangolothi@mandela.ac.za

Secretary
Faizah
Mrs Faizah Samaai
Position: Administrative Assistant
Department: Applied Language Studies
Room: 301A, 3rd Floor Main Building
Location: South Campus
Phone: 041-504 3791
Email: faizah.samaai@mandela.ac.za

Technical Support Staff
Mr Francois Du Plessis
Mr Francois Du Plessis
Position: Digital Video Technician
Department: Journalism, Media and Philosophy
Room: MB 0317
Location: South Campus
Phone: 0415044526
Fax: 27 41 504 2229
Email: francois.duplessis@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Nat Dip Photography

Mr. Johannes Jordaan
Mr. Johannes Jordaan
Position: Digital Video Technician
Department: Journalism, Media and Philosophy
Location: South Campus
Email: Johannes.Jordaan@mandela.ac.za

Thabog
Mr Thabo Gongxeka
Position: Computer Lab Administrator
Department: School of Language, Media and Culture
Room: 0202
Location: South Campus
Phone: 0415044269
Email: thabog@mandela.ac.za
Qualifications: Ndip - IT, B-Tech Business Management