Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies

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Literature

Explore our literature staff profiles to learn about their teaching, research, current supervision, and research supervision opportunities.

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Executive Dean (Arts and Humanities) - Professor (R), Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: comparative literature; psychoanalysis; womens and gender studies; the arts and transitional justice
Senior Lecturer, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: Romanticism and Eighteenth-Century Literature
Professor, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: women's suffrage; literature and history; archival studies; theatre history; First World War in literature; science fiction; animal studies; autobiography; Ellen Terry; Edith Craig; family history; Literature and Law; literature and place
Professor, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: Caribbean literatures, art and cinema; literature and place; border studies (especially concerning the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic); literature and the environment; migration and literature; human rights and literature; literature and the visual arts; contemporary poetry; literary and filmic rewritings, adaptations, translation and comparative studies; contemporary Caribbean and US relations (especially regarding the Dominican and Haitian Diasporas); the work of Derek Walcott, Seamus Heaney, Junot Diaz, and Edwidge Danticat; postcolonial studies; women writing; Italian cinema and literature
Senior Lecturer, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: Theoretical approaches to literature and art history; Lacanian theory; narratives and apocalyptic figuration in Medieval beast literature; gender/genre implications; narrative construction in Old French epic and Medieval and Renaissance analogues; Troubadour poetry and parallels in narrative design of other genres; literary tradition and Thomas Hobbes Historia Ecclesiastica; issues in modernism; expression and configuration of light in the works of Stephane Mallarmé; Old Icelandic literature; the theory and practice of literary translation; Gaudier-Brzeska Archive; Gaudier-Brzeska Archive, Albert Sloman Library; Fantasy Literature and Medieval and Modernist contexts; Operas and Literary Context: Wagner
Professor, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: playwriting; eighteenth-century drama and literature
Professor, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: Confessions of a Cockney Temple Dancer
Professor, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Senior Lecturer, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: Chinese and East-Asian Theatre; World and Global Theatres and Literatures; Postdramatic Theatres; Modernism/Postmodernism in drama and literature; Post-war British theatre and theatres in Europe; Contemporary Theatre Practices (directing and producing); Dramaturgy and Playwriting (PaR and Creative practices); Comparative Drama and Literature; Gender Studies and Women's writing
Professor, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: Romanticism and Romantic period literature and culture; Scottish literature; Late 18th Century British and American literature; 19th century British and American literature; Periodicals and magazines; Transatlantic studies; Ecocriticism; Borders and cultural encounters; Environmental literature; Romanticism; Walter Scott; Charles Lamb studies
Senior Lecturer, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Senior Lecturer, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: Literature and culture of the US South; William Faulkner; New Orleans; Post-war US fiction; African-American literature; Theory Bakhtin, reader-response, literary geography
Senior Lecturer, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: modernism; comparative literature; literature and history; Holocaust writing; literature and religion; literary translation; twentieth-century poetry; WW1 and WW2 in literature
Lecturer, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: avant-garde U.S. poetry; literatures of the American South-West; alternative knowledges; feminist reading and writing practices; environmental criticism;
Senior Lecturer, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Lecturer, Department of Literature Film and Theatre Studies (LiFTS)
Research interests: Shakespeare; Early modern drama; Sexual violence in performance; Dramaturgy

Film studies

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Creative Writing

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Journalism

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Drama

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