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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Nancy Wilson

Nancy

Research - Film Studies PhD

Email: n.a.wilson@qmul.ac.uk

Profile

My research looks at the German films made after the end of the Second World War. I am interested in the presentation and significance of the spaces in these Trümmerfilme (‘rubble films’) and, as the spaces recur, how theories of genre can add to an understanding of the films as a group. I graduated from Queen Mary with a BA in German and Film Studies before completing an MSt in Modern Languages (German) at Jesus College, University of Oxford.

Supervisors: Alasdair King and Mario Slugan

Research

Research Interests:

  • German cinema
  • Film genre
  • Cinema and space
  • Cities on film