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Dr Fiona Handyside

Senior Lecturer (French)


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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.I am currently Programme Director for Film Studies

My recent/forthcoming book publications are:

I also publish regularly on various aspects of contemporary French cinema.

I am currently working on a monograph on Sofia Coppola, to be published with I.B. Tauris, and I am working on a project entitled 'Alternative Female Futures' with colleagues in Education and Modern Languages that was awarded HASS funding.