Teresa Forde

Teresa Forde

Position: Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies

College: College of Arts, Humanities and Education

Subject area: Film and Television

Research Centre: Identity, Conflict and Representation

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  • Programme Leader for MA Humanities
  • Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies
  • Admissions Tutor for Film and Film and Television Studies
  • Year Tutor for Film Studies and Film and Television Studies
  • Academic Counsellor for Joint Honours Scheme

Teaching responsibilities

Modules on art cinema, experimental film and video, science fiction, soundtrack and television drama.

Research interests

Interested in science fiction, technology and film. Also researching into film, television, history and memory.

Membership of professional bodies

Member of Meccsa Women's Media Network


Undergraduate qualifications

  • BA (Hons) English and History, Leicester Polytechnic

Postgraduate qualifications

  • MA in Critical Theory, University of Nottingham
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education, University of Nottingham

Recent publications

Recent publications

'The Sunshine Soundtrack as Aural Attraction' in the New Review of Film and Television Studies, Special Issue: 'Sounding Science Fiction' (Peer Reviewed Journal) Volume 9, Number 1, March 2011 pp.71-83

Future publications

  • Guest Editor and Contributor: Image and Narrative Online Journal, edition on  'Memory Screens', June 2011
  • Chapter: 'Strange Days: Might as Well Face it You're Addicted' in Obsession and Addiction, ed. Jason Lee, Cambria Press, forthcoming 2011
  • Chapter: 'Solaris: Lem/Tarkovsky/Soderbergh: Adaptations in Space' in Science Fiction Across the Media: Adaptation/Novelization part of Series, SF Worlds: Critical Studies in Science Fiction (Gylphi, 2011)
  • Chapter: Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes as Memory-work' in collection From Life on Mars to Ashes to Ashes , British Television Drama Series ed. Ruth McElroy and Stephen Lacey, University of Wales Press, forthcoming

Recent conferences

  • 2009 Paper entitled 'Back from the Future: The 1950s woman as Trope' at Echoes of the Past Conference, Newcastle University
  • 2009 Paper entitled 'Solaris: Novel; Art Film Popular Film' at the Science Fiction/ Adaptation Conference, The Catholic University, Leuven, Belgium

Additional interests and activities

Current Activities / Links with Industry

I have delivered a number of film introductions and short courses at Quad Cinema in Derby and Broadway cinema in Nottingham and areas such as science fiction film and women and film.

In the media

Participation in ID Fest, 2010, at QUAD Cinema, Derby

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