Professor Angela Ndalianis

Angela Ndalianis is Professor in Screen Studies at Melbourne University. Her research interests include: film history and theory; genre studies, with expertise in the horror and science fiction genres; entertainment media and media histories; the contemporary entertainment industry and the convergence of films, video games, television, comic books and theme parks. Her current research explores the important role played by entertainment media in the advancement of robotics. Her publications include Neo-Baroque Aesthetics and Contemporary Entertainment (MIT Press 2004), Science Fiction Experiences (New Academia 2010), The Horror Sensorium; Media and the Senses (McFarland 2012) and The Contemporary Comic Book Superhero (editor, Routledge 2008).

She is currently completing two books: Batman: Myth and Superhero; and Robots and Entertainment Culture, has published numerous essays in refereed journals and anthologies, and is editor of the refereed journal Refractory: a Journal of Entertainment Media. She is a Fellow of the Futures of Entertainment Network (U.S), and was a Trustee of the National Gallery of Victoria between 2004-13. Between 2015-17 she will be the Hans Christian Andersen Academy's Visiting Professor, a position also affiliated with the University of Southern Denmark.

Qualifications

  • PhD (University of Melbourne, 1998)
  • Bachelor of Letters (University of Melbourne)
  • Bachelor of Arts (University of Melbourne)
  • Graduate Diploma in Education (University of Melbourne)
  • Diploma of Humanities (La Trobe University)

Member of

  • Society for Cinema and Media Studies. Primary organisation for cinema and media academics. 2000-
  • Society for Animation Studies. Registered member. 2008-
  • Senses of Cinema. Vice President. 2012-

2015

Research Book Chapters
Journal Articles Refereed

2013

Research Book Chapters

2012

Authored Research Books
Journal Articles Refereed

2011

Authored Research Books
Journal Articles Refereed
  • Angela Ndalianis 2011, 'Why Comics Studies', CINEJ Cinema Journal, University Library System, University of Pittsburgh, vol. 50, issue 3.

2010

Research Book Chapters

2009

Edited Books
Research Book Chapters
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2008

Research Book Chapters
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Audio-visual Recordings

2007

Edited Books
Research Book Chapters
  • Angela Ndalianis 2007, 'Foreword', in WACKER ed(s), Baroque Tendencies in Contemporary Art, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • Angela Ndalianis 2007, 'Do We Need Another Hero?', in HASLEM W, NDALIANIS A, MACKIE C ed(s), Super/Heroes: from Hercules to Superman, New Academia Publishing.
Book Chapters Other
  • Angela Ndalianis 2007, 'Art Cinema', in COOK P ed(s), The Cinema Book, BFI Publishing.
Journal Articles Unrefereed Letters or Notes

2006

Research Book Chapters
Fully Written Paper Refereed

2005

Research Book Chapters
Book Chapters Other

2004

Authored Research Books
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Journal Articles Unrefereed

2003

Research Book Chapters
Journal Articles Unrefereed
Journal Articles Unrefereed Letters or Notes

2002

Edited Books
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2001

Journal Articles Refereed
Journal Articles Unrefereed

 

Grant information

2015

2014

2012

2009

2002

Supervision

Available for supervision.

Supervision Statement

Current Ph.D. Students
1. Naja McFadden – Something to Scream At: New Horror, Terror Culture and Screen Realities
2. Sam Harvey – The Return of the Rococo: the films of Sophia Coppola
3. Alexandra Heller Nicholas – Masks in the Horror Film
4. Ben Nicoll – Failed Game Consoles (Co Supervisor).
5. Craig Martin – Terrible Children in the Cinema
6. Kyle Weise – Surveillance and the City in Film
7. Andrew Lynch – Quality Television
8. Clare Pitkethly - The Gap in the One: the masking of Ontological Consistency in Super Hero Mythology
9. Christian McCrea - Computer Games, Technology and Hauntology.
10. Jack Teiwes - The Superman Multimedia Franchise.
11. Mehmet Mehmet - Sound and the Cinema

Current Masters students:
12. Helga Jonsdottir – Film and Nostalgia.

Under Examination - PhDs
13. Jessica Balanzategui – Out of Joint and In between: The Child in Contemporary American, Spanish and Japanese Horror Film
14. Victoria Hobday – Bones of Contention: the Changing Conventions of Anatomical Illustrations 1690-1750.
15. Lauren Bliss – The Witch, the Virgin Mary, and the Antipodean: Cinematic Figurations of the Body.

Ph.D. Completions over the last 10 years:
1. Louise Sheedy – Radical Assembly: Montage and Collage in Documentary Responses to Vietnam 2015.
2. Daniel Golding – Video Games and Spatial Experiences 2015.
3. Alexander Gray – Temporalities of Crisis. (Co-supervisor). 2014.
4. Tessa Dwyer - Derrida, Subbing, Dubbing and the Cinema 2013.
5. Stephen Rowley - Picture-Perfect Towns: The Idealised Community and the Perils of Dream Building. 2013.
6. Maura Edmond – Music Videos and the Attractions Heritage. 201