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Dr Iris Kleinecke-Bates

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Iris Kleinecke-Bates

Lecturer in Film and Television Studies

Biography Qualifications
• MA in English and American Literature (University of Warwick)
• PhD in Film and Television Studies (University of Warwick)

Summary
Iris Kleinecke-Bates is a lecturer in Film and Television Studies. She teaches and researches in television, media, film, and cultural studies. Her research specialism are in period drama, adaptation, memory and nostalgia, television studies, with a particular interest in the intersection of identity and material object reality.

Iris has published on period drama, adaptation, representation of the past, memory and nostalgia, and more recently on material cultures of television. In 2016 she organised a 2-day conference titled 'Material Cultures of Television' at the University of Hull, and subsequently published on, and edited, a special edition in the Journal of Popular Television on this subject.

She is currently working on a monograph about post-apocalyptic realities across different media forms.
Research Interests Film Studies, Television Studies, media, representation, material culture, memory and nostalgia, aesthetics, textual analysis,

Iris is interested in representations of the past, and notions of nostalgia and memory, as well as aspects of material culture in relation to this. Her more recent work has focused more specifically on television materialities, particularly in the context of identity and the construction and expression of selfhood.

Her most current research is on post-apocalyptic realities across different media forms, including film, television, literature, and computer games.
Teaching and Learning Iris teaches and researches mainly in the areas of television, film, media and cultural studies.

In her own research she is particularly interested in representations of the past, and notions of nostalgia and memory, as well as aspects of material culture in relation to this. Her most recent work has focused more specifically on television materialities, particularly in the context of identity and the construction and expression of selfhood.

She is currently engaged in a new research topic on post-apocalyptic worlds in across different media, including film, television, literature, and games.
Scopus Author ID 57192277905