Dr Matthew Melia
|School:||Perf and Screen Studies|
|Location:||Room PR MB 3043, Main Building, Penrhyn Road|
Educational and professional qualifications
|2001-2007||PhD , Kingston University|
|1997-2001||Joint MA (Hons) English Lit-History of Art , University of Aberdeen|
Professional experience (post-1990)
|2007 -||Lecturer in Film and TV, Kingston University|
|2004-2007||Part Time Lecturer, Kingston University|
|2001-2004||Teaching Assistant, Kingston University|
I currently teach on a number of film and television modules within the School of Performance and Screen Studies.
These include two core first year TV Modules - TV Times & Watch Carefully: Close Readings of Television; I teach the core second year TV module 'The Light Programme' of which I am the module leader. As well as these I teach on two third year modules: Watch The Skies & Days OF Hope: Broasdcast Television Drama.
At MA Level I teach East Asian Cinema in the 'World Cinema' Module
Melia, Matt (2016) Just how heroic is Star Trek's "I don't like to lose" James T. Kirk? Popmatters.com,
Melia, Matthew (2014) The scream in visual culture: the scream as fearful response. In: Smith, Shilinka and Hill, Shona, (eds.) Transforming fear, horror and terror; multidisciplinary reflections. Oxford, U.K. : Inter-disciplinary Press. ISBN 9781848881969
Conference or Workshop Item
Melia, Matthew (2009) "Oh what's the bloody point?": a deconstruction of Kenneth William's life, screen and written performances and their reflection in the biopic Fantabulosa (BBC 2006). In: Performing lives; 06 - 08 Jul 2009, Kingston upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Melia, Matthew (2007) Architecture and cruelty in the writings of Antonin Artaud, Jean Genet and Samuel Beckett. (PhD thesis), Kingston University.