Prof Dee Reynolds

Professor of French

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Research students

As an interdisciplinary scholar I welcome PhD students working on a wide range of topics. I particularly welcome proposals relating to dance, performance and aesthetics and/or crossovers involving arts and science. Please contact me by email with your ideas for PhD study: Dee.Reynolds@manchester.ac.uk.  

PhD topics currently supervised:

The Dancer as Facilitator in Museums and Art Galleries (co-supervision with Dr Simon Parry, Drama); Presence in French Theatre (co-supervision with Dr Jérôme Brillaud, French Studies), Hilma af Klimt and the Emergence of Abstraction (co-superivison with Prof. David Lomas, Art History and Visual Studies). 

PhD topics recently supervised, with dates PhD awarded:

2012 - The Dancing Self/Other: Kinaesthesia and Visual Self-reflection in Three Dance Styles (with Prof. Nick Crossley, Sociology); 2012 - Kinesthetic Empathy and Screendance Audiences  (with Dr Matthew Reason, York St John University); 2012 – New Paradigms for Researching Theatre Audiences at Contact Theatre, Manchester (with Dr Rajinder Dudrah, Drama, and Dr John McGrath, Contact Theatre); 2012 - Krysztof Warlikowski’s Theatre and the Possibility of Encounter (with Dr Aleksandar Dundjerovic, Drama); 2012 – Manhood and Masculinities:  French Women Writers in the Belle Epoque (with Dr Floriane Place-Verghnes, French); 2011 -  Investigating the Figural: Jean-François Lyotard’s Writings on Art (with Dr David Lomas, Art History and Visual Studies); 2010 -  Surrealism and Sublimation:  Art and literature between Psychoanalysis and Alchemy (with Dr David Lomas, Art History and Visual Studies)