Italian popular culture 1945-present
Stardom and Celebrity Studies
Cultural icons in national and international contexts
Dr Haworth welcomes applicants interested in researching Italian popular culture, 1945-present; Italian popular music; and social and cultural change in Italy in the 1950s and 1960s.
- Cecilia Brioni, Noi Siamo i Giovani: the Popular Media Construction of Italian Youth through Style, 1965-1975, 2017.
- Riccardo Orlandi, Intellectual, Revolutionary, Saint? Deconstructing and Redefining Fabrizio De André, 2017
- Tamsin Boynton
First supervisor. Title of project: ‘Italian and French Crime Drama Series: How they contradict and shape views of culture, language and national identity within the context of the UK audience’. Recipient of University of Hull PhD Scholarship under the auspices of the Richard Hoggart Centre for Comparative Cultural Studies. Commenced studies September 2018.
- Souaad Larkat
Second supervisor. Title of project: ‘Feminitiy, Feminism and Gender Performativity in Action and Adventure Films post 2000’. Recipient of PhD Scholarship from the Algerian Government. Commenced studies September 2018.
MA by Thesis supervision
- Jessica Hildreth
First supervisor. Title of project: ‘Lucio Battisti and Nostalgia: The Role of Music-based Nostalgia in the Development of Collective Memories of 1970s’ Italy’. Commenced studies September 2018.