Anne Jerslev

Anne Jerslev


Primary fields of research

  • Representations of older women in the media (fashion ads, magazines, TV series)
  • Audience studies
  • TV entertainment
  • Celebrity studies
  • Women and media
  • Social media (including questions about media, intimacy and self-representations)
  • Fan culture
  • A long-lasting project about multi-artist David Lynch

Current research

  • Project about representations of older women in the media and older women’s appreciation of images of older women
  • Project about celebrity, ageing and older female fans (focusing in particular on American star Jane Fonda)
  • Project about David Lynch and his gesamtkunstwerk


  • I have in recent years taught the Factual Theory and Analysis, fourth semester BA course. I supervise a range of different subjects using different methods within film and media studies. During the past years I have for example supervised projects about audience/user studies, reality television, documentary and factual television programs, TV entertainment and audience appeal, social media and strategic communication.

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