• Room 03.003 - 22 University Square

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am currently open to new PhD applications in the following areas: - Cinema and the Visual Arts - Political Cinema - Documentary Film Studies

19962019

Research output per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Research Statement

I work chiefly on comparative and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of film, and I am currently involved in the following collaborative research projects:

 

Achievements

2017: AHRC Research Grant (CI)

2014: Wellcome Trust Small Grant (PI)

2013: Leverhulme Research Fellowship (PI)

2012: British Academy Small Grant (PI)

 

Selected Research Publications

"The Politics of Observation: Documentary Film and Radical Psychiatry." Journal of Aesthetics and Culture 11.1 (2019): 18p.

Regarding the Real: Cinema, Documentary, and the Visual Arts. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. 224p.

"Voyage(s) to Sarajevo: Jean-Luc Godard and War of Images." In Post-Conflict Performance, Film and Visual Arts: Cities of Memory, edited by Des O'Rawe and Mark Phelan. 113-26. Basinstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.

"Eclectic Dialectics: William Klein’s Documentary Method." Film Quarterly. 66.1. (2012): 60-69.

"(Pro)Motion Pictures: Len Lye in the Thirties." Quarterly Review of Film and Video. 29.1 (2012): 64-75.

"New York City: 12 December, 1980." Studies in Documentary Film. 5.1 (2011): 31-44.

"Towards a Poetics of the Cinematographic Frame." Journal of Aesthetics and Culture. 3.1 (2011), 13p.

"Cinema Lucida: Johan van der Keuken and the Meaning of Loss." Screening the Past. 29 (2010). 10p.

"The Fraternity of Metaphors: Jean-Luc Godard's Film Socialisme." Kinema: Journal of Film and Media. 34.2 (2010): 5-18.

"Film Sound and the Poetics of Silence." In Sound and Music in Film and Visual Media: A Critical Overview, edited by Graeme Harper. 68-81, London: Continuum Press. 2009.

"Cinema of Masks: Commedia dell'Arte and Jean Renoir’s The Golden Coach." In Clowns, Fools and Picaros: Popular Forms in Theatre, Fiction and Film, edited by David Robb. 147-161. Amsterdam: Rodopi Press, 2007.

"Inviolable Attachments: Kitano Takeshi’s Dolls." Screening the Past. 21. 2007. 13p.

"The Great Secret: Silence, Cinema and Modernism." Screen. 47.4 (2006): 395-405.

"Venice in Film: The Postcard and the Palimpsest." Literature Film Quarterly. 33. 3 (2005): 224-232.

"The Northern Other: Irish Cinema and the Troubles." In Representing the Troubles: Texts and Images, 1970-2000, edited by Eibhear Walshe and Brian Cliff. 93-105. Dublin: Four Courts, 2005.

"Film Forms and Folklore Tales: Play Me Something." In Ireland (Ulster) Scotland: Concepts, Contexts and Comparisons, edited by Edna Longley, Eamonn Hughes and Des O’Rawe. 157-63. Belfast Studies in Language, Culture and Politics 7. Belfast: Cló Ollscoil na Banríona, 2003.

 "At Home with Horror: Neil Jordan’s Gothic Variations." Irish Studies Review. 11.2 (2003): 189-198.

"Beyond Representation: I Could Read the Sky and Irish Cinema." Canadian Journal of Irish Studies. 28.2/29.1 (2003): 84-97.

 

Other

PhD Supervision Experience (Primary)

Paula Blair: Film and Visual Culture in Contemporary N. Ireland (2008-11)

Peter Jameson: Theatre and the Films of Joseph Losey (2009-13)

Michael Leonard: Politics and the Cinema of Philippe Garrel (2008-13)

Bernard McCarron: Alfred Hitchcock and the Contemporary Arts (2009-13)

Katrina Maguire: Reframing Perceptions of Place in Contemporary Ireland (2015-)

Seán Murray: Post-Conflict Trauma and the Documentary Image (2015-19)

Richard O'Sullivan: Experimental Film and the Experience of Landscape (2014-)

Craig Smith: Motion Comic Aesthetics (2010-13)

David Stevenson: Interwar Hollywood and European Cinema (2007-11)

 

 

 

 

Teaching

2019-20: Current Modules: Convenor

FLM3010: Dissertation

FLM2015: Documentary Film Studies

FLM7012: Political Cinema: Form and Conflict (PG/MA)

2019-20: Current Modules: Contributor

FLM1001: Introduction to Film: 1

FLM2018: Research Methods and Skills in Film (MA)

FLM7006: Dissertation/Major Creative Research Project (MA)

 

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Des O'Rawe is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects

Research Output

The Politics of Observation: Documentary Film and Radical Psychiatry

O'Rawe, D., 01 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Aesthetics and Culture. 11, 1, 17 p., 1568791.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
  • 187 Downloads (Pure)

    Cities of Memory: Introduction

    O'Rawe, D. & Phelan, M., 01 Jan 2016, Post-Conflict Performance, Film and Visual Arts: Cities of Memory. London : Palgrave Macmillan, p. 1-11 11 p. (Contemporary Performance Interactions ).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

    Medfest. "Framing Trauma": The use of film to educate medical students on PTSD and the impact of trauma on mental health

    Mulholland, C., Grant, R., Corrigan, N., Bell, D. & O'Rawe, D., 27 Jun 2016.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

    Medfest 2016. "Framing Trauma": The use of film to educate medical students on PTSD and the impact of trauma on mental health

    Mulholland, C., Bell, D., Corrigan, N., Grant, R., O'Rawe, D. & Fleming, Z., 10 Nov 2016.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    Post-Conflict Performance, Film and Visual Arts: Cities of Memory

    O'Rawe, D. (ed.) & Phelan, M. (ed.), 01 Sep 2016, 1 ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan. 334 p. (Contemporary Performance InterActions)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Activities

    Anthem Press (Publisher)

    Des O'Rawe (Peer reviewer)
    Feb 2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

    The Passenger (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1975, MGM): Introduction

    Des O'Rawe (Participant)
    28 Feb 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in Festival/Exhibition

    The Blue Angel/Der blaue Engel (1930, Josef von Sternberg, Ufa)

    Des O'Rawe (Participant)
    09 Jun 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in Festival/Exhibition

    File

    'Framing Antigone: Cinema and Greek Tragedy'

    Des O'Rawe (Invited speaker)
    07 Mar 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesPublic lecture/debate/seminar

    Annual Association Adaptation Studies Conference 2019

    Des O'Rawe (Participant)
    18 Sep 201920 Sep 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Thesis

    Old Borders, New Technologies: Visual Culture and Social Change in Contemporary Northern Ireland

    Author: Blair, P. E. A., Dec 2011

    Supervisor: O'Rawe, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

    File

    Stress fractures : loss and emotion in the recent Irish cinema

    Author: Carlsten, J. M., Dec 2012

    Supervisor: O'Rawe, D. (Supervisor) & Fisher, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

    File