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Professor Richard Rushton

Senior Lecturer

Richard Rushton

Lancaster University

The LICA Building



PhD supervision

Film theory

Film and philosophy

Hollywood cinema

Romantic comedy

French film

Politics and film

Current Teaching

I currently teach on the following modules:

LICA150: Introduction to Film

LICA255: European New Wave Cinema

LICA350: Advanced Film Theory

LICA416: Cinema and History

Research Interests

My research focuses on the intersection between theory, culture and the image, with a particular focus on film.

Deleuze and Lola Montès - https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/deleuze-and-lola-montes-9781501345760/

I have published 4 books:

The Politics of Hollywood Cinema(Palgrave Macmillan 2013) - https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9780230244580

Cinema After Deleuze(Continuum 2012) - https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/cinema-after-deleuze-9780826438928/

The Reality of Film(Manchester University Press 2011) - https://manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9780719082689/

What is Film Theory?(Open University Press / McGraw-Hill 2010) - co-written by Gary Bettinson - https://www.amazon.co.uk/What-Film-Theory-Richard-Rushton/dp/0335234232

Recently published:

On Theatricality, a special issue of the journal Performance Research - https://www.performance-research.org/current-issue.php

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