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Bethan Archer

Lecturer in Criminology, Research Student

Bethan Archer

Bowland North



Research overview

My research explores consensual sibling incest in contemporary fiction, TV, and film.  Arguing that its popularity speaks to more than an illicit fascination but is a pervasive, discursive phenomenon, I consider how the modern reframing of the trope reflects contemporary uncertainties surrounding normative sexualities and familial relationships

Current Teaching

CRIM.205 - Criminological Thought

MCS.302 - Fans and Audiences in a Global Context

MCS.232 - Television, Culture & Society

Past Teaching

MCS.101 - Transformations: From Mass Media to Social Media - October 2018 - June 2021

Gender and Celebrity MOOC, Centre for Gender and Women's Studies - April & May 2018

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