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  • Cecilia Sayad
    Dr Cecilia Sayad
    Senior Lecturer and Head of...
    Cecilia Sayad's current teaching and research focus on the horror genre ...
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  • Margrethe Bruun Vaage
    Dr Margrethe Bruun Vaage
    Margrethe Bruun Vaage explores the emotions and morality in relation to ...
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  • Lavinia Brydon
    Dr Lavinia Brydon
    Lavinia Brydon investigates questions of space and place in film, with ...
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  • David Francis O.B.E.
      David Francis O.B.E.
    Honorary Fellow
    David Francis O.B.E. has been a key figure in the international film ar...
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  • Michael Grant
      Michael Grant
    Honorary Research Fellow in...
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  • Frances Guerin
    Dr Frances Guerin
    Senior Lecturer
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  • Aylish Wood
    Dr Aylish Wood
    Aylish Wood?s interests focus on digital media in cinema, animation and...
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  • Lawrence Jackson
      Lawrence Jackson
    Senior Tutor, Lecturer in ...
    Lawrence Jackson is an industry practitioner who specialises in directi...
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  • Joss Marsh
    Professor Joss Marsh
    Honorary Professor
    Joss Marsh is Associate Professor of Victorian Studies at Indiana Unive...
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  • Peter Stanfield
    Professor Peter Stanfield
    Professor of Film
    Peter Stanfield teaches Hollywood film production and publishes widely ...
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Senior Lecturer Success for the School of Arts

Congratulations to Dr Helen Brooks (Drama), Dr Cecilia Sayad (Film), Dr Ben Thomas (History of Art) and Jayne Thompson (Drama) who have been promoted to Senior Lecturer in the School of Arts. Every year the University recognises the success of individual members of staff and this year was no exception with over 50 academic staff celebrating promotions. Marion Fanthorpe, Interim HR Director said: 'We have continued to have high numbers of applications fo...

13th November 2014

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CHASE AHRC Studentship Competition 2015

The University of Kent is proud to be part of the Consortium for the Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE) which was awarded a £17million Doctoral Training Partnership by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) in October 2013. Our partners include The Courtauld Institute of Art, Goldsmiths, the Open University, and the Universities of East Anglia, Essex, and Sussex. CHASE is one of only 11 UK AHRC-funded Doctoral Training Partners...

22nd October 2014

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'From Young Soul Rebels to Grumpy Old Men:The Film and Music Criticism of Armond White and Paul Gilroy'

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR LATER IN THE AUTUMN TERM 2014. CISFMI Guest Lecture Professor Daniel McNeil, Carleton University 'From Young Soul Rebels to Grumpy Old Men:The Film and Music Criticism of Armond White and Paul Gilroy' On the 11th of January 2010, Armond White hosted the annual gala and seventy-fifth anniversary celebrations of the New Yor...

14th October 2014

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As part of the 50th Anniversary Celebrations, The School of Arts are teaming up with The Gulbenkian to bring you 'Film65,' A yearlong series of films all made in 1965, each introduced by a name speaker. 1965 was a year when era-defining singles like The Beatles' 'Ticket to Ride' and 'Help!' , and the Stones' 'Satisfaction' and 'Get Off Of My Cloud', were outsold by The Seekers' 'I'll Never Find Another You' and Ken Dodd&apo...

14th October 2014

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