Film Studies Department
Kings College London
"Educated at St. Andrews University (MA) in French with German, English and Philosophy. English at the University of Birmingham (PhD) in the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies. Visiting Professorships: Philadelphia (Annenberg School of Communications) 1985, Naples (Istituto Universitario Orientale) 1987, Stockholm 1996, Copenhagen 2002, New York University 2003, Bergamo 2004, Stockholm 2006, Weimar 2009, Stockholm 2010, St. Andrews 2011-2."
Entertainment and representation and the relations between them as well as music and film (including melodrama), Italian cinema (especially in its popular forms) and gay / lesbian / queer cultures.