Thesis Abstracts

We encourage postgraduates working in the field of film-philosophy to publish the abstract of their thesis here. Your thesis should have been successfully defended and approved. We only accept MA and PhD level abstracts and your supervisor will be asked for confirmation.

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The End Has No End: Framing Death and the Phenomenology of Dying in Documentary Cinema (MA)

Pereira, Carlos
Film Studies, Stockholm University


Film as Another World: Deleuze, Pynchon, and the Metaphysics of Film (PhD)

Gazi, Jeeshan
Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies, University of Essex


Cinematic Istanbul: Strangers of the Modern City (PhD)

Demir, Sertac Timur
Sociology, Lancaster University


The Long Take in Modern European Cinema (PhD)

Marnoch, Christopher Stuart
Department of Media Arts, Royal Holloway University of London


Peculiar Theory: The Problem of Philosophy in Siegfried Kracauer's Theory of Film (PhD)

Warr, Nicholas Alexander
School of Film, Television and Media Studies, University of East Anglia


The Work of Love: Slavoj Žižek, Universality, and Film Philosophy (PhD)

Evans, Christine
Film Studies, The University of Kent


A Question of Listening: Nancean Resonance and Listening in the Work of Charlie Chaplin (PhD)

Giunta, Carrie
Philosophy, University of Dundee


Deleuzean Hybridity in the Films of Leone and Argento (PhD)

Brown, Keith Hennessey
Film Studies, University of Edinburgh


What is Cinema ? New Philosophical Approaches to an Age-Old Question (PhD)

Clemot, Hugo
Philosophy, Phico/Execo, EA 3562, Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne


Unforgiven A Hermeneutical Reading (PhD)

Friedman, Ditte
Department of Media Studies, School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne


Out of the Past: Reading Lacan and Film Noir (PhD)

Tyrer, Ben
Film Studies, King's College London


Goddesses of Water and Sky: Feminist Ideologies in the Worlds of Hayao Miyazaki (MA)

Nienhuis, Daniel
Media Studies, The New School


Sympathy for the Devil. The paradox of emotional response to fiction (PhD)

Argüello Manresa, Gemma
Humanities, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona


(Un)Homely Cinema (PhD)

Avery, Dwayne
Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University


Thinking Images: Cinema in contemporary French philosophy (PhD)

Inzerillo, Andrea
Philosophy, Università della Calabria


Theory of the Gaze on Stanley Kubrick (MA)

Azevedo, Ana Leorne
Communication - Film and TV, Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas - Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal


Globalisation and new film markets (The case study of Russian movies and Ukrainian cinemas) (PhD)

Yakovenko, Indira
Laboratory I3M, Communication and Media Studies, Nice University


Postnaturalism: Frankenstein, Film, and the Anthropotechnical Interface (PhD)

Denson, Shane
Faculty of Humanities / American Studies, Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany


Time, Memory & Identity: The Films of Christopher Nolan (MA)

Joy, Stuart Michael
Faculty of Media, Arts & Society, Southampton Solent University


Between the Symbolic and the Sublime: Slavoj Zizek in Film Studies... and Out (PhD)

Flisfeder, Matthew
Communication and Culture, Ryerson University


A Methodological Inquiry Concerning the Cinematic Potential to Screen Philosophy (MA)

Shamir, Tal S
Media and Film Studies department, The New School, NYC


Untimely Affects: Violence and Sensation through Marker and Resnais (PhD)

Boljkovac, Nadine
French, University of Cambridge


'But What if the Object Started to Speak?': Examining Female Consciousness On-Screen Using the Thought of Luce Irigaray (PhD)

Bolton, Lucy
Film Studies, Queen Mary, University of London


From Light to Byte: The Implications of the Transition from Celluloid to Digital Cinema (PhD)

Hadjioannou, Markos
Film Studies, King's College London


An Attentional Theory of Continuity Editing (PhD)

Smith, Tim John
Informatics/Cognitive Science, University of Edinburgh

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