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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Simon Pate, PhD (QMUL)


Senior Lecturer in Film Studies Coordinator of Foundation Programmes

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7882 2837
Room Number: Bancroft Building 128


Simon joined Queen Mary in 2004 and is the Coordinator of Foundation Programmes, responsible for the International Foundation Programme and Pre-Masters Graduate Diploma. He also convenes and teaches a 3rd year module on the BA Film Studies, Yakuza: Exploring the Japanese Gangster Film, and lectures in film on the Pre-Masters and IFP at QMUL. He taught in a London comprehensive school before working in Asia for a number of years. He holds postgraduate English teaching qualifications as well as an MSc ELT Management from the University of Surrey and an MA and PhD in Film Studies from Queen Mary. His PhD explored the shared myth of the American and Japanese gangster film.


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