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About Dr Michele Tager

Dr. Michele Tager teaches Film and Television Theory from first year level through to Honours. The courses she teaches range from contemporary film theory to television genre theory and audience studies. She supervises MA and PhD students in the areas of audience and genre studies in film and television. Her research interests have been focused particularly on qualitative film and television audience studies.​


Television and film studies and audience research, film and television

Undergraduate Degree

1993 Obtained a B.A. degree majoring in English, Law and Classical Civilizations from Natal University, Durban.

Highest Postgraduate Degree

2003  Awarded a PhD in Media Studies through the Centre for Cultural and Media Studies, University of Natal, Durban.
Title: The Bold and the Beautiful vs. Generations: A comparative ethnographic audience analysis of a South African vs. an American soap opera.