The School of Languages, Cultures, Art History and Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Rob Stone to a Chair in European Film. Rob is currently a professor at Swansea University and will be joining us from 1 September 2012.

He is an expert in Hispanic cinema but has varied film interests, spanning Europe and the Americas, including independent American cinema, Basque, Spanish and Latin American film, surrealism, Luis Buñuel, and Julio Medem. He is a member of numerous editorial boards, including the journals Studies in European Cinema and Studies in Hispanic Cinemas, and has published widely in his specialist areas, most recently having completed a book on Richard Linklater. His latest book is concerned with Cubist cinema.