Prof. Dr. Jonathan STUBBS

CURRICULUM VITAE

  • University of Warwick Film and Literature (Undergrad , 1996-99)
  • University of British Columbia Film Studies (Master , 2000-02)
  • University of East Anglia Film Studies (Phd , 2003-07)
  • 'Did You Ever Notice this Dot in the Mediterranean?' Colonial Cyprus in the Post-war British Documentary,' Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television, 35/2 (2015), 215-239.
  • 'Steeped in Tradition, Seized By Change': Swinging London and the American Reception of Tom Jones (1963)'. The Journal of Popular Culture 47/2 (2014), 361- 380.
  • 'Hollywood's Middle Ages: The Script Development of Knights of the Round Table and Ivanhoe, 1935-53'. Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 21/4 (2009), 399-418.
  • 'The Runaway Bribe? American Film Production in Britain and the Eady Levy'. The Journal of British Cinema and Television, 6/1 (2009), 1-20.
  • ''Blocked' Currency, Runaway Production in Britain and Captain Horatio Hornblower (1951)', Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television, 28/3 (2008), 335-51.
  • Making Headlines in a State of Emergency: The Case of the Times of Cyprus, 1955-1960, The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 45/1 (2017)
  • 'Visualising Empire: Cyprus and the Colonial Travelogue Film in the 1920s'. Journal of Balkan and Near East Studies, 22/5 (2020)
  • 'Conflict, Community and the "National" Audience: Remembering Turkish Cypriot Cinemagoing in 1950s Nicosia', Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, 44/4 (2020). Co-written with Barcin Bogac.
  • 'Unproductive co-production: European integration, the British film industry, and the Franco-British Co-production Agreement of 1965', Journal of British Cinema and Television (acccepted)
  • ''Always Ready to Explode Into Violence!' Representing the Cyprus Emergency and Decolonization in The High Bright Sun (1965)', Journal of European Popular Culture, 6/2 (2015), 103-116.
  • 'Newspapers, Nationalism and Empire: The Turkish Cypriot press in the British colonial period and its aftermath,' Media History, 20/3 (2014), 284-301. Co-written with Bahar Taseli.
  • Lawrence Durrell and the Information Services Department in Cyprus, Deus Loci: The Lawrence Durrell Journal, vol. 15 (2015).
  • 'An Island That's Hardly Known' Cyprus (1929) and the Showcasing of Empire. Early Cinema in the Balkans and the Near East, National and Kapodistrian University, Athens, June 2015.
  • 'Watching History on TV: Remediation in Historical Film', European Network For Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Charles University, Prague, June 2013.
  • 'Performance, Aging and Masculinity in the Very Late Films of John Gielgud', Screen Studies Conference, University of Glasgow, July 2010.
  • 'Packaging History: Genre, Historical Cinema and DVD Bonus Material. European Network For Cinema and Media Studies Conference, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, June 2010.
  • 'The Importance of Seeming British: Lawrence of Arabia, the Eady Levy and the Board of Trade', David Lean Centenary Conference, Queen Mary College, University of London, July 2008.
  • 'The Flattering Promise of Cultural Benison': Gulliver's Travels (1996), American Audiences and British Critics'. Television Without Borders, University of Reading, July 2008.
  • 'Lawrence is a Sword With Two Edges': Lawrence of Arabia, American Foreign Policy and the Third World'. International Association for Media and History Annual Conference, University of Amsterdam, July 2007.
  • 'T.E. Lawrence in Hollywood: Lawrence of Arabia, Anglo-American Relations and the Ends of Empire'. Eminent Europeans Conference, Kings College, London, May 2007.
  • 'The 'Frozen Coin' Game: Blocked Currency and American Production in Britain During the Early 1950s'. British Screens Now Conference, University of Manchester, September 2006.
  • 'The Runaway Bribe? American Film Production in Britain and the Eady Levy, 1950-64'. Institute of Historical Research Film History Seminar, University of London, November 2006.
  • 'We can't all be lion tamers': Lawrence of Arabia, Hollywood and the End of Empire'. Film and Television Studies Speaker Series, University of East Anglia, January 2006.
  • 'Anglophilia and the Middle Ages in Hollywood: The Case of Knights of the Round Table'. Collective Memory and the Uses of the Past Conference, University of East Anglia, July 2006.
  • 'Inventing England: Hollywood and the English Past'. Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism Annual Conference, London School of Economics, March 2006.
  • 'Anglophilia, Anglophobia and the Middle Ages in Hollywood'. MeCCSA/AMPE Joint National Conference, Leeds Metropolitan University, January 2006.
  • 'Americanization and the Hollywood-English Historical Drama in Postwar Britain'. Media in Postwar Britain Conference, University of Westminster, June 2004.
  • 'Domination and Dependency: The British Film Industry in the 1990s'. Film Studies Association of Canada Annual Conference, University of Toronto, May 2002.
  • 'A more permanent world': Quo Vadis (1951), runaway production and the internationalisation of Hollywood. Henryk Sienkiewicz's Quo vadis? Inspirations, Contexts, Reception, University of Rome Sapienza, November 2016
  • Historical Film: A Critical Introduction (London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2013).
  • Hollywood and the Invention of England: Projecting the English Past in American Cinema, 1930-2017 (London/New York: Bloomsbury, 2019).
  • 'Film Follows the Flag: Cultural and Economic Relations Between the British Film Industry and Hollywood'. In Steve Marsh and Robert M. Hendershot (eds.) Culture Matters: Anglo-American Relations and the Intangibles of ‘Specialness’ (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2020).
  • ‘“A more permanent world”: Quo Vadis (1951), Runaway Production, and the Internationalisation of Hollywood’. In Maria Wyke and Monika Wozniak (eds), Quo vadis? The Novel of Neronian Rome and its Multimedial Transformations (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2020).
  • 'A Sword With Two Edges': Lawrence of Arabia (1962) and the End of Empire'. The Journal of American Studies of Turkey, 37 (2013), 11-30.
  • Book Review: 'Cypriot Cinemas: Memory, Conflict, and Identity on the Margins of Europe' by Costas Constandinides and Yiannis Papadakis (eds), Studies in European Cinema, 14/2 (2017).
  • Book review: 'Lawrence of Arabia' by Kevin Jackson, Journal of British Cinema and Television, 5/1 (2008).
  • Book review: 'The Biopic in Contemporary Film Culture' by Tom Brown and Belén Vidal (eds), Historical Journal of Film Radio and Television, 34/4 (2014).
  • Book review: 'Framing Piracy: Globalization and Film Distribution in Greater China' by Shujen Wang, Scope: An Online Journal of Film and TV Studies, Issue 4 (2006).
  • Book review: 'Reconstructing American Historical Cinema: From Cimarron to Citizen Kane' by J. E. Smyth, Scope: An Online Journal of Film and TV Studies, Issue 13 (2009).
  • TV review: 'Game of Thrones', Journal of American Studies of Turkey, 38 (2013).
  • Book review: 'Hollywood and the Americanization of Britain: From the 1920s to the Present' by Mark Glancy, Reviews in History no.1646 (2014).
  • Book review: ‘Cinema and the Wealth of Nations: Media, Capital, and the Liberal World System’ by Lee Grieveson, Reviews in History (2018).
  • Book review: ‘Hollywood Math and Aftermath: The Economic Image and the Digital Recession’ by J.D. Connor, Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television (2019)
  • Christian Ogedegbe, 'Social Networking Sites and their Uses Among Nigerian Youth' (Cyprus International University, 2012).
  • Ojiyovwi Eruse, 'Media Exposure of Youths to the Advertisement of Cigarettes on Television' (Cyprus International University, 2013).
  • Chenjerai Rick Warambwa, ''Represent Where You're From': An Analysis of Southern Afrıcan Hip Hop Music and Video Aesthetics' (Cyprus International University, 2014).
  • Fatma Umar, Local Identity and Creativity: 'Black Hybrid Culture In Mainstream Nigerian Hip Hop' (Cyprus International University, 2014).
  • Marshall Patsanza, An Evaluation of the Viability of Mobile Learning in South Africa (Cyprus International University, 2014).
  • Winifred Odafinome Mavoro, The Challenges Faced by Print Newspapers in the New Medıa Age. Case Study: Nigeria (Cyprus International University, 2015).
  • Hadiza Baba Ba`aba, New Formats of Web Journalısm: An Analysis of Live Blogs and Online Multimedia Storytelling (Cyprus International University, 2015).
  • Eseoghene Mary Akpojivi, Attitudes Towards Information Privacy in Online Communication. Case Study: Cyprus Internatıonal Universıty (Cyprus International University, 2016).
  • Nonhlanhla Mkandla, Coverıng Xenophobıa: A Study of Public Opınion, the Press and Xenophobia in South Africa (Cyprus International University, 2016).
  • Bashiru Usman, Perceptions of Privacy Risk On Social Media and Online Behavior: Perspectives of International University Students in Northern Cyprus (Cyprus International University, 2017).
  • Fadiya Ruth Olamide, The Portrayal of Women in Advertising. A Content Analysis of Television and Newspaper Advertising Nigeria (Cyprus International University, 2017).
  • Idris Kayode Ibrahim, The Impact Celebrities On Social Movement: An Analysis Of Twitter On The Women's March In Washington (Cyprus International University, 2017).
  • Ebenezer Sam. The Role of the News Media in Ghana’s Multi-Party Democracy: A Study of the 2016 General Election
  • Adeola Mutiat Akanmu. The Influence of Social Medıa on the Mental Health of International Students in Nicosia.
  • Ahmed Al Hariri. ‘A Comparison of New Media and Traditıonal Media Advertising Strategies in Two Dubai Cosmetics Product Companies'
  • Dima Wehbe. ‘Influence and Ownership in the Media of Lebanon and its impacts on Reporting’
  • Hazhar Hakim Aziz Nzari. Journalism in Wartime: Reporting Conflict in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region ISIS War 2014-2016
  • Onotina Jeiva Elinwa. Investigating Nollywood Production and Reception: A Study of the Nigerian Film Industry. 2020.
  • Barcin Bogac. Cinemagoing, Turkish Cypriot Audiences and Turkish Nationalism in 1950s Cyprus. As co-supervisor. 2020.
  • Film studies, Film history, Media history
  • Recent research projects have focussed on: 1) historical films and the representation of history, particularly in American and British cinema, 2) the cultural and economic relationships between the British and American film industries, 3) the role of media in the British Empire, particularly in Cyprus.
  • I am currently undertaking research on the representation of the recent past in American film and Television, British film policy and European integration, and historical cinema audiences in Cyprus.
  • Head of Journalism Department
  • Vice Dean of Communication Faculty
  • Head of Communication and Media Studies MA and PhD Programs