• MA in English and American Literature (University of Warwick)
• PhD in Film and Television Studies (University of Warwick)
Iris Kleinecke-Bates is a lecturer in Film and Television Studies. She teaches and researches in television, media, film, and cultural studies. Her research specialism are in period drama, adaptation, memory and nostalgia, television studies, with a particular interest in the intersection of identity and material object reality.
Iris has published on period drama, adaptation, representation of the past, memory and nostalgia, and more recently on material cultures of television. In 2016 she organised a 2-day conference titled 'Material Cultures of Television' at the University of Hull, and subsequently published on, and edited, a special edition in the Journal of Popular Television on this subject.
She is currently working on a monograph about post-apocalyptic realities across different media forms.