Co-Tutelle PhD Programme in Global Screen Studies Key Faculty
Fujiki's research mainly explores the industrial and socio-cultural history of Japanese film stardom and the local reception of American and European films in relation to Japanese modernity; the history of film audiences in Japan, especially social subjectivity and agent, the period of the Japanese empire and questions of nationalism, citizenship and transmediality; and ecological issues in contemporary Japanese and other documentary cinema regarding the depiction of radiation, animals, waste, the Anthropocene and the public sphere.
Ma's research interests mainly concern film festival studies and transnational cinema, with an emphasis on the histories and theories of film festivals, and the independent filmmaking in China, Taiwan, Japan and other East and Southeast Asian countries. She has avid teaching and research interests in Asian cinema and visual culture.
Nagayama's research and teaching interests include gender, the family and sexuality in society and popular culture, transnationalism in entertainment forms and postcolonial and critical race research in the Asia-Pacific context. Her articles have been published in scholarly journals such as Signs, Transnational Cinemas and The Asia Pacific Journal: Japan Focus.
Ogawa's research explores the interrelations of cinema and modern mobility. His on-going projects include a monograph on travelogue films in imperial Japan and co-edited anthology, Routledge Handbook on Japanese Cinema on Japanese cinema. His writings on Korean diasporic cinema have appeared in journals such as Screen, The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema.
The University of Warwick
Aaron's work centres on the question of the potential of film to affect and even effect personal, social and political change. She has published on the power and ethics of representation and spectatorship in relation to, principally, mainstream English language cinema. Recently, her work has turned both outwards and towards film practice and she is increasingly engaged in community-based collaborations with artists, filmmakers and community groups. Aaron is the director/curator of the Screening Rights Film Festival.
Arroyo is Principal Teaching Fellow in the Department of Film and Television Studies at Warwick and an active online film critic and blogger. He has published widely in numerous media outlets and has particular interests in film aesthetics, film criticism, queer cinema and Spanish cinema.
Burrows' research is focused on the subject of silent cinema, with a particular emphasis on early British cinema. He has written numerous essays and articles about different aspects of British silent film culture and monographs about the employment of famous theatre stars in British cinema of the 1910s, and the investment boom, which created the British cinema industry in the period between 1909 and 1914.
Constable's main research interests include continental philosophy, postmodernism, feminist theory and Hollywood cinema. She has published widely on science-fiction cinema. She is the author of Postmodernism and Film: Rethinking Hollywood's Aesthetics (2015), which explores the links between postmodern theory and postclassical Hollywood cinema.
Tiago de Luca
De Luca's research interests include cinematic realism; time and duration in the cinema and contemporary world cinema, with an emphasis on Brazilian and Latin American cinema. He is the author of Realism of the Senses in World Cinema: The Experience of Physical Reality, which looks at current forms of realism in world cinema and is the co-editor of Slow Cinema which focuses on slowness both as a trend in contemporary global cinema and in terms of its previous manifestations in film history. His current research explores the ways in which the Earth has been imaged and imagined in the cinema and related media.
Gundle's principal research interests lie in the fields of film and cultural and political history with a special emphasis on Italian cinema and other media. He has written about the Italian star system and relations between the media, politics and consumption from Fascism to the present as well as authoring two books about the history of glamour in Europe and the United States.
MacDowell's research is primarily concerned with exploring the aesthetic and cultural significance of popular filmmaking, with a particular focus on the generic conventions, narrative strategies, and style of American cinema, old and new (including Hollywood cinema, American 'indie' cinema, and cult film). His work is influenced by philosophical aesthetics, and by critical traditions dedicated to exploring the interdependence of style and meaning.
Moseley has published widely on British and US television and film, with particular reference to television history and criticism, region, gender and representation and teen film and television. Her books include Growing Up with Audrey Hepburn: Text, Audience, Resonance (2002) and Picturing Cornwall
Phillips' research interests lie in international film history, culture and aesthetics with special emphasis on French and Japanese filmmaking; histories of exile and emigration within Europe and between Europe and Hollywood and the representation of place and landscape in historical and contemporary world cinemas. He is an editor of Screen.
Pigott's research interests cover experimental film and video, moving image projection outside of the cinema (in galleries, nightclubs and other spaces), projection mapping, filmmaking and the city, cinema and architecture, the temporality of moving image works and the ontology and aesthetics of digital video. He has active teaching and research interests in contemporary and historical world cinemas.
Schoonover's research primarily explores the relationship of cinema aesthetics to questions of political change. His work has interrogated the notion of 'world cinema' from a range of critical, institutional and theoretical perspectives. He is the co-author or co-editor of two major books in the field of world cinema studies: Global Art Cinema and Queer Cinema in the World. His current research looks at how cinema as a medium is defined by its relationship to waste and how films turn to trash as a means of refashioning the broader politics of cultural production and value.
Wallace's research interests include aspects of British television history, film and television documentary, and screen comedy. He is the author of Mockumentary Comedy: Performing Authenticity (2018).
Wheatley's research interests include various aspects of British television history and she has published work on popular genres in television drama in the UK and US, including the monograph Gothic Television (2006). She has an ongoing interest in issues of television history and historiography and is the author of Spectacular Television: Exploring Televisual Pleasure (IB Tauris, 2016).