African film and video (particularly their intersection); filmic mediations of African performance arts (music, dance, theatre); literary adaptation in Africa; contemporary film theory and 'World Cinema'; exile/immigration and violence in relation to African screen media; structures of film production, distribution, and exhibition in Africa; use of African languages in film
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4388 Email: email@example.com Room: 404 Office Hours: Email for an appointment
East Asian film and visual media
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4227 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 574 On Sabbatical:2015-16/2016-17
Contemporary Japanese culture, with particular interest in Japanese media and popular culture, representations of 'Otherness', social phenomena and war memory.
Modern Thai Cultural Studies, Cinema and Literature; gender studies with reference to Thailand; literary criticism and South East Asian Literatures in a comparative context; Western film set in South East Asia
Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4247 Email: email@example.com Room: 455 Office Hours: Tuesdays 15:00 - 17:00 On Sabbatical:On leave 2015-16
Chinese-language theatres; Chinese-language cinemas; intercultural performance; theories and practices of the avant-garde
* Office hours Term 2: on research leave
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4047 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 399a Office Hours: Term 1 ONLY: Thursday 11.30-12.30 or appointment*
PhD Student Rep
Hindi Cinema; Indian popular culture; Indian film; Hinduism; new middle classes; Mumbai/Bombay; Gujarati language and literature; Gujarati diaspora esp UK and East Africa; comparative Indian literature.
Tel: 020 7898 4294 Email: email@example.com Room: 457 Office Hours: Please e-mail for an appointment
Modern Indonesian cinema and literature; queer studies and sexuality in Indonesia; representation
of genders and sexuality in Southeast Asian film and literatures; traditional Malay literature
Tel: +44(0)20 7898 4248 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 466 Office Hours: Monday 12-1pm/Friday 10-11am (term 1)
Classical and modern Arabic literature and culture, with emphasis on narrative and storytelling, comparative narratology and critical theory, and gendered thinking and discourse.
Tel: +44(0)20 7898 4348 Email: email@example.com Room: 435 On Sabbatical:On leave 2015-16
Senior Lecturer in Arabic Popular Literature & Culture.
Chinese film history and criticism; modern Chinese popular culture; visual culture and media technology; cultural governance; socialist modernity
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4670 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 453 Office Hours: Thursdays 11 am - 12 pm or appintment via email
Modern and Contemporary Japanese history. Social and cultural history of the 20th century, especially the intersection of consumer capitalism and historical memory.
Tel: 020 7898 4093 Email: email@example.com Room: 304 On Sabbatical:All year 2015/16 & 2016/17
Early modern and modern West African history, especially social and political history of Ghana
Tel: 020 7898 4635 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 305 Office Hours: Mondays 10am-12pm
Modern West African history, especially social and gender history of Western Mali, history of West African slavery and emancipation.
Modern Middle Eastern History, the late Ottoman empire, late Ottoman education and literature
India, especially the Tamil-speaking south, and Sri Lanka: popular cinema, media theory, historical anthropology and visual anthropology
Tel: 020 7898 4070 Email: email@example.com Room: 558 Office Hours: Wednesdays 10am-12pm
China: Hong Kong and Guangdong Province (PRC) Chinese media, newspapers, television, journalism, popular culture, Internet and telecommunications, theatre, anthropological knowledge, practice and performance
Tel: 020 7898 4423 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 565 Office Hours: Tuesdays 11.30am-1pm
Japanese literature, drama and thought, primarily of the Tokugawa period, with particular interest in Bunraku and Kabuki theatre and the plays of Chikamatsu
Tel: +44(0) 20 7898 4207 Email: email@example.com Room: 390 Office Hours: Wednesday 11am-12noon/Email for an appointment
Painting in Africa and the Americas; theory of art with special reference to Northeastern Africa
Tel: 020 7898 4462 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: B406 Office Hours: Tuesdays 4-5pm
Modernisation and modernity in Japan; world’s fairs, international and industrial exhibitions
Tel: 020 7898 4626 Email: email@example.com Room: 318 Office Hours: Mondays 3-5pm, bookable at: https://goo.gl/U30hFW
Japanese cinema with particular interest in post-war avant-gardes and documentary film. Representation of youth, gender and ethnic minorities. Transculturality, new waves, film theory, visual anthropology and archaeology of images.
Tel: +44(0)20 7898 4227 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Room: 574 Office Hours: VS: Tues 5-6pm, Thurs 6-7pm / Appointment by email
Iranian cinema; popular cultures in the Middle East and North Africa; Third Cinema; transcultural media, especially film; film theory; visual anthropology.
Tel: 020 7898 4422 Email: email@example.com Room: 587 Office Hours: By email appointment
Film, Media and Literature – currently focusing on Korean Film and Media: The Cold War culture, media and gender (Korea/Germany), shamanism in visual media, Korean cinema and history