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Black and white close-up of Mark Player, PhD student in the Department of Film, Theatre & Television

Mark Player

Embarking on a PhD is unlike any form of education you have previously done.

Mark Player, PhD student

Professor Teresa Murjas, Professor of Theatre Performance

Professor Teresa Murjas

Through curating audio-recorded material, video, photography and textual narrative, I focused on exploring the boundaries of the Evacuee Archive at the Museum of English Rural Life, and on extending its reach.

Professor Teresa Murjas, Professor in Theatre & Performance and researcher

John Whitney, PhD student in the Department of Film, Theatre & Television

John Whitney

I’m a practitioner first, so one of the things I enjoy most is that I get to work on performance as part of my PhD.

John Whitney, PhD student

Sarah Byrne, PhD student in the Department of Film, Theatre & Television

Sarah Byrne

I’m really interested in how different media interact, and what impact this has on the storytelling process and the experience of watching a performance.
Sarah Byrne, PhD student
A screenshot from a Brazilian film as part of the IntermIdia project

Professor Lúcia Nagib

We came up with the idea of an intermedial history of Brazilian cinema. It is a way of reconstructing the history of a national cinema through the ways in which it has conversed with other arts and media.

Professor Lúcia Nagib, Professor in Film and researcher 

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