Screen Research

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

Screen Research is an interdisciplinary group working in screen studies, a broad field that incorporates film, television and digital media technologies. The theme explores screen research in its broadest sense, incorporating comparative studies of historical periods and contexts; a theoretical understanding of screen media; and methodologies including the analysis of text-based and archive material and practice-based work.

The research theme comprises colleagues from across the University, including the Departments of Archaeology and Anthropology; Classics and Ancient History; Drama: Theatre, Film, Television; French; Geographical Sciences; Historical Studies; History of Art; Italian; Music; Politics; Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies; and Russian.

Screen Research provides a forum for the development of research into key areas which are already established as individual and group themes of research expertise. These include:

  • national/trans-national cinemas
  • film stars and their reception
  • theatre, literature, television and cinema
  • classical antiquity and cinema
  • cinema, biography and autobiography
  • colour film aesthetics and technologies
  • film and colonialism
  • gender and sexuality
  • audiences and reception
  • the impact of digital technologies
  • adaptation
  • historical studies/methodologies
  • screen media and music
  • online analysis and annotation tools for screenworks (JISC-funded STARS tool)
  • place, space and small screenworks
  • practice-as-research.


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  • Data from: Reconstructing Asian faunal introductions to eastern Africa from multi-proxy biomolecular and archaeological datasets

    Prendergast, M. E. (Contributor), Buckley, M. (Contributor), Crowther, A. (Contributor), Eager, H. (Contributor), Frantz, L. (Contributor), Lebrasseur, O. (Contributor), Hutterer, R. (Contributor), Hulme-Beaman, A. (Contributor), Van Neer, W. (Contributor), Douka, K. (Contributor), Veall, M. (Contributor), Quintana Morales, E. M. (Contributor), Schuenemann, V. J. (Contributor), Reiter, E. (Contributor), Allen, R. (Contributor), Dimopoulos, E. A. (Contributor), Helm, R. M. (Contributor), Shipton, C. (Contributor), Mwebi, O. (Contributor), Denys, C. (Contributor), Horton, M. (Contributor), Wynne-Jones, S. (Contributor), Fleisher, J. (Contributor), Radimilahy, C. (Contributor), Wright, H. (Contributor), Searle, J. B. (Contributor), Krause, J. (Contributor), Larson, G. (Contributor) & Boivin, N. L. (Contributor), Dryad, 25 Jul 2018