Our research culture 


Key themes across our research areas include

Film, media and performance

Kate Ince, Béatrice Damamme-Gilbert, Stephen Forcer, Jennifer Birkett, Emma Wagstaff, Andrew Watts

  • French cinema
  • Text and image
  • Performance and visual arts
  • European drama

Writing, ideas and ideology

  • Memory - Angela Kershaw, Martyn Cornick, Béatrice Damamme-Gilbert, Kate Ince, Berny Sèbe, Louise Hardwick, Andrew Watts
  • Medieval - Peter Ricketts
  • Early Modern - Wendy Perkins
  • Enlightenment - Jennifer Birkett, Dennis Wood
  • Romanticism and nineteenth century - Ceri Crossley, Andrew Watts
  • Modern and contemporary - Jennifer Birkett, Martyn Cornick,Béatrice Damamme-Gilbert, Stephen Forcer, Kate Ince, Angela Kershaw, Berny Sèbe, Emma Wagstaff

Textual editing

  • Occitan, Old French, Catalan - Peter Ricketts
  •  Benjamin Constant - Dennis Wood
  • Jean Paulhan - Martyn Cornick

Cultures in dialogue

  • Francophone studies - Louise Hardwick, Berny Sèbe
  • Anglo-French cultural relations - Martyn Cornick, Jennifer Birkett, Stephen Forcer, Andrew Watts

Twentieth century French history

Martyn Cornick, Louise Hardwick, Berny Sèbe

  • Colonial and Postcolonial France - Louise Hardwick, Berny Sèbe

Translation Studies

Angela Kershaw, Louise Hardwick