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Dr James Zborowski

Lecturer/ Subject Group Head for Screen

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of The Arts

Summary

James teaches and researches in the areas of film, television, media and cultural studies. His work has two main aims. The first is to improve the quality of our discussions about screen drama, in whatever medium we find it. The second is to explain the functions and the evolution of communications media in society.

Book

Classical Hollywood cinema: Point of view and communication

Zborowski, J. (2015). Classical Hollywood cinema: Point of view and communication. Manchester University Press

Journal Article

(G)hosting television: Ghostwatch and its medium

Steward, T., & Zborowski, J. (2014). (G)hosting television: Ghostwatch and its medium. Journal of British cinema and television, 11(2-3), 189-212. https://doi.org/10.3366/jbctv.2014.0203

Television aesthetics, media and cultural studies and the contested realm of the social

Zborowski, J. (2016). Television aesthetics, media and cultural studies and the contested realm of the social. Critical studies in television, 11(1), 7-22. https://doi.org/10.1177/1749602015619632

How time works in the Simpsons

Gilboy, J., Davis, A. M., & Zborowski, J. (2015). How time works in the Simpsons. Animation : an interdisciplinary journal, 10(3), 175-188. https://doi.org/10.1177/1746847715602403

Postgraduate supervision

Dr James Zborowski welcomes applications for postgraduate supervision in his specialist areas of expertise. Completed PhDs Elisa Serafinelli, New Mobile Visualities and the Social Communication of Photography : Instagram as a Case Study (Ss second supervisor). Jemma Diane Gilboy, Craptacular Science and the Worst Audience Ever: Memetic Proliferation and Fan Participation in The Simpsons (as second supervisor).