Amanda du Preez is Professor in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Pretoria, where she teaches Visual Culture Studies since 2001. She obtained a DPhil in English from the University of South Africa on the topic of cyberfeminism and embodiment in 2003. She has coedited South African Visual Culture (2005); edited Taking a Hard Look: Gender and Visual Culture (2009) and authored Gendered Bodies and New Technologies: Rethinking Embodiment in a Cyber-era (2009). She served as assistant editor of two accredited journals, Image & Text and De Arte. Currently, she serves on the Advisory Board of  and the international journal Persona Studies. She is also a member of the Governing Board of the International Association for Visual Culture and serves as the Digital Humanities Association of Southern Africa’s (DHASA) representative on the Conference Coordinating Committee (2019) for the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO). Forthcoming edited volume: Voices from the South: Digital Arts and Humanities (2018)