Dr Felicity Colman BA(Design) BA(Art History) MA(Visual Culture) PhD(Art/Screen)
Reader in Screen Media
Telephone : 0161 247 1944
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Office : Chatham Building / Room 215
Dr Felicity Colman is the Director of Studies for the Media Department.
Felicity's area of practice is the research, teaching, and writing of philosophies of film and media forms, with a focus on feminist epistemologies. Felicity has worked in the arts industries and has been teaching and researching at Universities and in Public Art Galleries for over 20 years.
Felicity is the author of Deleuze and Cinema (2011 Berg) and editor of Film, Theory and Philosophy: The Key Thinkers (Acumen Publishing 2009), co-editor of Sensorium: Aesthetics, Art, Life (Cambridge Scholars Press 2007). She is working on several publishing projects, including monographs on Contemporary Film Theory (Columbia University & Wallflower Press), Feminicity, Screen Affect, Robert Smithson, Screen Manifestos, Bergson & Cinema, and she is working on a co-edited Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Film.
Felicity has published on aesthetics, feminism, and contemporary art and cinema practices, in journals including Angelaki: The Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, Pli: Warwick Journal of Philosophy, Women: A Cultural Review, Reconstruction, and The Refractory.
Prior to lecturing at Manchester Metropolitan University, Felicity taught visual cultural theory, and screen techniques to filmmakers, art students, art teachers, and theory students at Universities and art colleges in Australia, including the University of Melbourne, Swinburne University, Prahran, Melbourne, and at the Centre for Ideas at The Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne. Felicity also worked in the contemporary arts industry in Melbourne for several years, as a facilitator of artist run galleries, including STRIPP gallery in Fitzroy, Melbourne. In 2001, Felicity was the recipient of a Smithsonian Scholarship, and worked at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
Felicity holds the following research degrees:
BA(Design) Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney
BA(Art History) University of Queensland
MA(Visual Culture) Monash University
PhD(Art/Screen)University of Melbourne
Felicity is available to supervise students for MA and PhD research in the areas of experimental film, film & media philosophy, political screen theory, feminist film & media, Feminist theory, post-Deleuzian film theory, censorship in film & media, critical art and screen theory, film sound, teen cinemas, and other related topics.
Editorial Board Member for Deleuze Studies | The English Research Institute, MMU. ISSN 1752-5624 http://www.eri.mmu.ac.uk/deleuze/ed_board.php
Editorial Board Member for Body Space & Society. ISSN 1470-9120 http://people.brunel.ac.uk/bst/non_ie.html
Editorial Board Member of Fibre Culture: internet: theory + criticism + research ISSN: 1449 - 1443 http://journal.fibreculture.org/about.html
Editorial Board Member of Transformations. Fully refereed theoretical humanities journal, ISSN 1444-3775 http://transformations.cqu.edu.au/journal/editorial_board.shtml
Editorial Board member for The Refractory: a Journal of Entertainment Media. Fully refereed ISSN: 1447-4905 , http://blogs.arts.unimelb.edu.au/refractory/
Reviewer for M/C Journal: A Journal of Media & Culture. http://journal.media-culture.org.au/
2010-2013 External Examiner for MA Film & Video Production, University of West London, London, UK.
2012 External Examiner for BA Film & Media Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK
Member of the AHRC (UK) Peer Review College 2010+