Screen and Media Culture
Australian national cinema, screen comedy, screen memory and the politics of spectatorship, cinesthetics and theories of visuality, film style and French cinema. Screenplay narrative, aesthetics and formal analysis classical Hollywood cinema, Australian and British cinemas, modes of film narration, melodrama and film noir.
Faculty Research Focus
- Australian Cinema
- Hollywood cinema
The College will consider any research topic that interests potential PhD students; however, students will benefit from researching in areas that align with the College’s strengths. Please contact us to discuss your PhD topic.
Alternatively you may contact one of our academics below to discuss your area of interest.
- Mr Harry Kirchner
- Dr Brigid McCarthy
- Audience Engagement with Cinematic Jurisprudence; Representations of Law, Crime and Violence. - Dr Kirsty Duncanson
- Classical Hollywood cinema - Dr Harry Oldmeadow
- Contemporary Australian cinema - Dr Sue Gillett
- Contemporary women film makers - Dr Sue Gillett
- European Cinema and its Modernist Traditions - Mr Roland Caputo
- Film History and Aesthetics - Mr Roland Caputo
- Film Noir - Dr Geoffrey Mayer
- Indigenous production and settler-colonial screen cultures - Dr Felicity Collins
- Melodrama and Crime Film - Dr Geoffrey Mayer
- Narrative and aesthetic analysis - Ms Angie Black
- Photography and cinema - Ms Anna Dzenis
- Screen criticism - Ms Anna Dzenis
- Screen culture and psychology - Dr Terrie Waddell