2008: PhD French Studies (AHRC-funded). The University of Manchester. Thesis: â€˜Narrative Identities in Contemporary French Autobiographical Literature and Filmâ€™.
2004: MA French Studies (AHRC-funded). The University of Manchester.
2001: BA Joint Honours Spanish and French. The University of Manchester.
Main Teaching Areas:
French cinema, film theory.
Autobiographical discourse, nonfiction film, narrative theory.
Current Research Activity:
Preparing a monograph on narrative identity in contemporary French autobiographical literature and film
â€˜Master narrative/metanarrative/metadiscourseâ€™ and â€˜Hayden Whiteâ€™ entries in Robert Eaglestone (ed.) The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory: Volume 2 (1966 to the present), Oxford: Blackwell (forthcoming).
â€˜Pasolini, Fassbinder and Autobiographyâ€™ in Alexis Nuselovici and Fabio Vighi Pasolini, Fassbinder, Europe: between Utopia and Nihilism, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010.
â€˜A Consideration of the Trends in Personal and Popular Filmmaking in Contemporary Franceâ€™ in Darren Waldron and Isabelle Vanderschelden (eds) France at the Flicks: Trends in Contemporary French Popular Cinema, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007.
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