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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


Dr Dominic Lash

Postdoctoral Affiliate

Dominic Lash's central research interest is the philosophical criticism of film. He completed a PhD at the University of Bristol in 2019, supervised by Alex Clayton. He has taught at the universities of Bristol, Oxford, and Reading, and at King's College London, and is co-convenor for the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies "Film and Philosophy" special interest group. 

He is the author of The Cinema of Disorientation: Inviting Confusions (Edinburgh University Press, 2020) and Robert Pippin and Film: Politics, Ethics, and Psychology after Modernism (Bloomsbury Academic, 2022) and has published in journals including ScreenMovie, and Film-Philosophy on the work of, among others: Paul Thomas Anderson; Nicole Brenez; Stanley Cavell; Abel Ferrara; Stanley Kubrick; V.F. Perkins; Kelly Reichardt; Ridley Scott; and Andrei Tarkovsky.  

He is currently developing a project on cinematic rhythm as well as co-editing (with Dr. Hoi Lun Law) a collection examining the relationship between Gilles Deleuze and film criticism, to be published by Palgrave Macmillan. 

Selected publications:

The Cinema of Disorientation (Edinburgh University Press, Sept 2020)

Robert Pippin and Film (Bloomsbury Academic, Feb 2022)

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