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School: School of Media, Art and Design
Nicholas Furze has a degree in History with Film, Radio and Television Studies and a Masters in Film Production; he is currently a sessional lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University.
'Adapting History: Applying Adaptation Theory to Historical Film and Television'
I am applying the principles of Adaptation Theory to Historical film and television. This research is focused upon the decisions and processes that govern how a representation of the past is made on screen and how it is similar to more traditional forms of adaptation, for example book-to-film. This consists of a series of specific case studies, which include: the depiction of The Black Death in film, the creation of a medieval aesthetic in Game of Thrones and how the depiction of Henry VIII has changed in film and television.
Research Seminar delivered: Adapting History, 04/02/14
Courses which I am Teaching on:
I am also delivering two short courses for Community arts and education: Representations of English History on film (delivered November-December 2014) and Landscape and Film (January-March 2015).
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