Dr Fiona Handyside
Senior Lecturer (French)
Telephone: 01392 724208
I grew up in Paignton, Devon, and was educated at the Universities of Southampton, Nottingham, Strasbourg and London. I also worked for a year as a Lectrice at Universite Michel de Montaigne in Bordeaux. I was appointed as a Lecturer in Film Studies at Queen's University Belfast in 2002, and returned to my home roots to work as a Lecturer in European Film at Exeter in 2007. I was promoted to Senior Lecturer in January 2013.
My key research projects are
- Cinematic Spatiality - recent publication in this area is Cinema at the Shore: The Beach in French Cinema (Peter Lang, 2014)http://www.peterlang.com/index.cfm?event=cmp.ccc.seitenstruktur.detailseiten&seitentyp=produkt&pk=68776
- Postfeminism and cinema - I am currently working on two book projects - International Cinema and the Girl: Local Contexts, Transnational Issues co-edited with Kate Taylor-Jones, to be published with Palgrave, and Sofia Coppola to be published with IB Tauris
- The films of Eric Rohmer - recent publication in this area is Eric Rohmer: Interviews (University of Mississippi Press, 2013) http://www.upress.state.ms.us/books/1500