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Jacqueline  Furby

Dr Jacqueline Furby

Course Leader

School of Media Arts and Technology

023 8201 3118 ext. 3118 Room no. JM223

Biography

BA (Hons) English and Film, First Class (University of Southampton), MA Culture and Social Change, Distinction (University of Southampton), PhD thesis: ‘Travelling Light: The Cinema as Time Machine’, an examination of time in film (University of Southampton), PGCLTHE, MHEA.

Jacqueline is a senior lecturer and course leader for BA (Hons) Film. She began teaching at Solent full time in 2003 following her work as an associate lecturer at both Solent and the University of Southampton. She specialises in teaching film theory, film history, and film philosophy to undergraduates and postgraduates. Undergraduate units that Jacqueline currently convenes include framing film; spectacular cinema: vision-power; cinefantastic: dreams and nightmares, and the time machine. She also supervises doctoral research candidates.

Taught courses

Further information

  1. Research interests

    Jacqueline’s research interests include the philosophy and science of time in film, science fiction and fantasy cinema, psychological horror, and the films of David Cronenberg, Terry Gilliam, Derek Jarman, Jim Jarmusch, Christopher Nolan, and Andre Tarkovsky.
  2. Recent publications

    Jacqueline's recent publications include books, book chapters, articles in peer-reviewed journals and online forums. For more information, follow the link below...

    Books

    'The Cinema of Christopher Nolan: Imagining the Impossible', Co-edited with Stuart Joy (London and New York: Wallflower Press, 2015).

    'Fantasy'. Routledge Film Guidebooks, co-authored with Claire Hines (London and New York: Routledge 2012).

    'Screen Methods: Comparative Readings in Film Studies', co-edited with Karen Randell (London and New York: Wallflower Press 2006).

    Chapters in books

    About Time Too: From Following to Interstellar, Christopher Nolan’s continuing preoccupation with Time Travel’, in The Cinema of Christopher Nolan: Imagining the Impossible, Co-edited with Stuart Joy (London and New York: Wallflower Press, 2015).

    Control Dramas and Play Time: Tales of Redemption and the Temporal Fantasist’. In Matthew Jones and Joan Ormrod, eds. Time Travel in the Media (Jefferson: McFarland, 2015).

    The Fissure King: Terry Gilliam’s Psychotic Fantasy Worlds’. In Jeff Birkenstein, Anna Froula, and Karen Randell, eds. The Cinema of Terry Gilliam: It’s a Mad World (London and New York: Wallflower Press 2013).

    Interesting Times: The Demands 24’s Real-Time Format Makes on its Audience'. In. Steven Peacock, ed. Reading 24: TV Against the Clock (London and New York: I.B. Tauris 2007).

    Rhizomatic Time and Temporal Poetics in American Beauty’. In. Jacqueline Furby and Karen Randell, eds. Screen Methods: Comparative Readings in Film Studies (London and New York: Wallflower Press 2006).

    Articles in peer-reviewed journals

    Rhizomatic Time and Temporal Poetics in American Beauty’. In Film Studies. (Winter Issue) (Manchester: Manchester University Press 2006).

    Article in peer-reviewed online forum

    Mad as a Hamster’. Deletion: the Open Access Online Forum in Science Fiction Studies. Available at: http://www.deletionscifi.org/episodes/mad-as-a-hamster/.

  3. Awards

    Jacqueline was awarded full AHRB funding for three-year PhD research 1999-2002.
  4. Work in progress

    Jacqueline is currently researching and writing a book on the philosophy and science of time in film.