Dr Bruce Bennett

Senior Lecturer

Current Teaching

POSTGRADUATE (PhD)

I am currently co-supervising the following PhD projects:

  • Areej Alghamdi, Saudi Women's Incorporeal Heritage
  • Ian Hunt, Cinema and memory
  • Rui Qian, Migrant workers in post-90s Chinese cinema
  • Bernadette Salem, Cinema and space tourism
  • Matthew Smith, The figure of the child in British cinema

I have supervised the following PhDs:

  • Dr Laura Clancy (2019: AHRC/ESRC co-funded), The (Family) Firm: Representation and Power in the British Royal Family
  • Dr Rona Murray (2019), Situations of Absence: Silence and Invisibility in Women's Cinema
  • Dr Liz Nichols (2017), Distracted Spectatorship: The cinematic experience and franchise films
  • Dr Anna Martin (2014).Writing the Star: Stardom, Fandom and Real Person Fanfiction
  • Dr Imogen Robertson (2013). Intervals, Rhythms and Waves: Relations of Affect in Case Studies of Subjective Documentary from the 1980s and 1990s
  • Dr Katherine Harrison (2009: AHRC-funded). Terror/Democracy: An iconology
  • Dr Alex Simcock (2009: AHRC-funded). Rethinking Film and Television through the made-for-TV movie
  • Dr Dominique Ying-chih Liao (2008). Film and theatre in post-martial law Taiwan

UNDERGRADUATE

I currently convene the 2nd-year core Film Studies module, Hollywood and Beyond: Global Cinema (LICA251), and the second-year option module, Women Film-makers (LICA258).

I also contribute lectures on the 1st-year Film Studies core module, Introduction to Film Studies (LICA150), the 1st-year core module, Modernism in the Arts (LICA100), the 2nd-year core module, Critical Reflections (LICA200), and I am supervising undergraduate dissertations on a variety of topics.

Public Q and A with director Daniel Draper
Public Lecture/ Debate/Seminar

Cycling and Society Annual Symposium
Participation in conference

NECS (European Network for Cinema and Media Studies) annual conference
Participation in conference

Cycling and Cinema
Invited talk

Book launch: Cycling and Cinema
Public Lecture/ Debate/Seminar

Examining Gender in Cycling Cultures - Insights and Methods
Participation in conference

Afrika Eye North festival
Festival/Exhibition/Concert

Art and Mobilities Network Inaugural symposium
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

NECS 2018 conference
Participation in conference

Panel discussion
Invited talk

Transnational Cinemas (Journal)
Editorial activity

NECS
Participation in conference

Ignorance and Inequality: Teaching Transnational Film
Invited talk

Mobilities Literature Culture
Participation in conference

Cycling and Society
Participation in conference

NECS 2015 conference
Participation in conference

Senses of Cinema (Journal)
Editorial activity

Introduction to 'The Man who Fell to Earth'
Public Lecture/ Debate/Seminar

Cosmobilities: Networked Urban Mobilities
Participation in conference

Transport in the Media
Participation in conference

Public lecture on memorial photography and death
Public Lecture/ Debate/Seminar

Screening Style: Costume, Cinema and Performance
Participation in conference

La Belle et La Bete (Cocteau, 1946) - Introductory lecture, Dukes cinema, Lancaster
Public Lecture/ Debate/Seminar

"Re-imagining Sociology, re-imagining Society". SAANZ conference, 2013
Participation in conference

Playtime (Jacques Tati, 1967). Introductory lecture, Dukes cinema, Lancaster
Public Lecture/ Debate/Seminar

Child in Time
Participation in conference

London Film and Media Conference 2013
Participation in conference

Lancaster University Annual Student Film Society Screening
Festival/Exhibition/Concert

Perspectives on Production Design
Participation in conference

Introductory lecture, Dukes cinema, Lancaster
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Introductory lecture, Dukes cinema, Lancaster
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference
Participation in conference

Introductory lecture, Dukes cinema, Lancaster
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Acting Up: Gender and Television Comedy symposium, University of Northumbria
Participation in conference

Introductory lecture, Dukes cinema, Lancaster
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Introductory lecture, Dukes cinema, Lancaster
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

'Forced migration: Challenges and Prospects in the Current Global Context'
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

New Sciences of Protection: Designing Safe Living
Participation in conference

Touching War
Participation in conference

Introductory Lecture, Dukes cinema, Lancaster
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Introductory lecture, Dukes cinema, Lancaster
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Regions and Regionalism
Participation in conference

Disunited States: Cinema Beyond Nation-States
Participation in conference

Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference
Participation in conference

'Cinema and General Economy'
Invited talk

'Michael Winterbottom and the cinema of incompatibility'
Invited talk

Cinema and Technology
Participation in conference

Making use of Culture, Manchester University conference
Participation in conference

Re-reading Britain Today, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies
Participation in conference

Screen conference, University of Glasgow
Participation in conference

Crash Cultures symposium, University of West England
Participation in conference

ICR film@Lancaster seminar series
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

ICR film@Lancaster seminar series, Lancaster University
Participation in workshop, seminar, course

War and Media, Lancaster University
Participation in conference

  • Insight