• 36 Citations
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19962019
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Personal profile

Biography

Owen is a Professor of Film in the Department of Media at Edge Hill University. After completing his BA and PhD in German Studies at Swansea University, he worked as a Lektor in the English Department of the Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz in Germany before his appointment to a lectureship in German at the University of Wales Bangor in 1995. He returned to Swansea in 2005 to teach film in the newly formed Media department, before moving to Edge Hill University in 2011.

He is co-founding editor of the international journals Studies in European Cinema and the Journal of European Popular Culture. He is an AHRC Peer Review College member and Strategic Reviewer. He is a Fellow of the RSA and HEA, and an Associate Member of the RSPH.

Research interests

European Cinema

Arts festivals

Arts, health and wellbeing

Representations of history

Cultural memory

Representations of multiculturalism and cultural identity

German film and television

German culture

Autobiography

East German history, society and culture

Representations of totalitarianism

Representations of adoption

Education/Academic qualification

German Studies, PhD, Swansea University

… → 1995

German Studies, BA, Swansea University

… → 1990

External positions

Swansea University

20052011

Lecturer, Bangor University

19952005

Lektor, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

19901995

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Research Output 1996 2019

‘Humphrey Jennings: Of Images, Poetry and Pandaemonium’

Evans, O., Jul 2019, British Art Cinema: Creativity, Experimentation and Innovation. Newland, P. & Hoyle, B. (eds.). Manchester: Manchester University Press, p. 34-51 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Cinema
Poetry
British Art
Filmmaker
Art

Building Bridges: Fatih Akin and the Cinema of Intercultural Dialogue

Evans, O., 22 Jun 2018, Nationalism in Contemporary Western European Cinema. Harvey, J. (ed.). London: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 145-167 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

cinema
dialogue
immigration
migrant
community

Culture Cures 2017 - 18: Research Evaluation Report

EVANS, OWEN., Jul 2018, 124 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearch

Open Access
evaluation research
art
health
theater
creativity

Editorial

EVANS, OWEN. & Harper, G., 30 Jun 2017, In : Studies in European Cinema. 14, 2, p. 89-90 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

Open Access

More European Than European?

EVANS, OWEN. & Harper, G., 31 Oct 2017, In : Studies in European Cinema. 14, 3, p. 181-83 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

Open Access

Activities 2003 2017

Culture Cures

OWEN EVANS (Consultant)
20172018

Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancy

Arts & Humanities Research Council (External organisation)

OWEN EVANS (Member)
Nov 2016 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of council

Academic Advisory Group, Cultural Engagement for Wellbeing (External organisation)

OWEN EVANS (Member)
20162017

Activity: Membership typesMembership of group/panel

AHRC Festival of Common Ground

OWEN EVANS (Participant)
21 Jun 2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

Arts & Humanities Research Council (External organisation)

OWEN EVANS (Member)
Apr 2012 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of group/panel

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Thesis

Coming to Terms with the Past: New Bulgarian Cinema and the Post-Communist Transition

Author: ANISIMOVICH, A., 3 Jul 2019

Supervisor: EVANS, O. (Director of Studies) & TRANDAFOIU, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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Scoring the Holocaust: a Comparative, Theoretical Analysis of the function of Film Music in german Holocaust Cinema.

Author: Lawson, M., 11 Jan 2017

Supervisor: WITTS, R. (Director of Studies) & EVANS, O. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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The Roma Between the Self and the Other: Representations of the Roma in Yugoslavian and Serbian Narrative Film

Author: STANIC, G., 29 May 2019

Supervisor: TRANDAFOIU, R. (Director of Studies) & EVANS, O. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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