Dr Verena Von Eicken
LecturerVerena von Eicken is a lecturer at the School of Film & Television. She was awarded her PhD in Theatre, Film and Television from the University of York in 2015, where she also taught film and television studies.
Her research interests include contemporary German cinema, gender and film, representations of the past in film and television and the figure of the film actor as both performer and star.
Verena is currently writing a book based on her PhD research, entitled The German Actress - Performing 'Germanness' from Marlene Dietrich to Nina Hoss. Her recent publications include the chapter German-Turkish Identity in Fatih Akin’s Head-On: Transgressing Gender Boundaries, Redefining Home and Belonging, in Diasporic Constructions of Home and Belonging (De Guyter, 2015) and the journal article Masculinity in Crisis? - What a Man (2011) and the German 'relationship comedy', New Cinemas 12: 1+2, pp. 79–96 (2004).
|2015||PhD in Film Studies||University of York|
|2010||MA in Cinema, Television and Society||University of York|
|2008||BA in Arts and Culture||Maastricht University|
Research interests and expertise
- Contemporary German Cinema
- Gender and Film
- Representations of the Past in Film and Television
- Film Acting
- Film and Television Genres
Publications and research outputs
|Von Eicken, Verena ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7773-848X (2014) Masculinity in Crisis? – What a Man (2011) and the German 'relationship comedy'. New Cinemas, 12 (1+2). pp. 76-96. ISSN 14742756|
|Von Eicken, Verena ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7773-848X (2015) German-Turkish Identity in Fatih Akin’s Head-On: Transgressing Gender Boundaries, Redefining Home and Belonging. In: Diasporic Constructions of Home and Belonging. De Gruyter, Amsterdam and Boston, pp. 479-497. ISBN 978-3-11-040861-4|
Conference or Workshop Item
|Von Eicken, Verena ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7773-848X (2016) Katja Riemann Intro_KCL Event_Verena von Eicken. In: An Evening with Katja Riemann, 17 May 2016, King's College London. Item availability may be restricted.|
Areas of teaching
- British Television
- Gender and Film
- BA(Hons) Film