Works in Progress

“Cinema and the Object World of Modernity.” A monograph in preparation that examines how the postwar process of modernization makes itself visible through the distribution of objects onscreen in the films of the 1960s and 1970s.

“Mind How You Go: Children and the Public Information Film.”  An article-length examination of the seventies as a golden age for the British public information film aimed at children. The piece examines the ways in which PIFs drew on the generic conventions of the Western and the horror film to do their work as well as considering the persistence of these films in contemporary British cultural memory. Essay to be included in an edited volume on the child in cinema currently submitted for review with an academic press. Ms. 25pp.