Dr Jennifer Ann Kirby



I completed my PhD at the University of Auckland in 2018 in Media, Film and Television. My thesis examined the representation of composite material/mediatised spaces in contemporary cinema.

I am currently working as an Academic Services Coordinator in the Faculty of Arts.

Research | Current

Current projects include an edited collection on the works of French director, Michel Gondry, and research into Spotify and musical identity.

Areas of expertise

  • Film studies
  • Virtual and augmneted spaces in film and television
  • Popular music and visual media
  • Gender and sexuality in popular culture

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Kirby, J. (2015). A new gang in town: Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange as adaptation and subversion of the 1950s juvenile delinquent cycle. Literature Film Quarterly, 43 (4), 291-303.
  • Kirby, J. (2015). Gladiators in dresses: Scandal, femininity and emotional genius. In A. L. Carlson (Ed.) Genius on television: Essays on small screen depictions of big minds (pp. 124-137). Jefferson, North Carolina, USA: McFarland & Company.

Contact details

Alternative contact

Email jenniferkirby1990@gmail.com 

Office hours

Currently N/A

Primary office location

ARTS 1 - Bldg 206
Level 5, Room 501
New Zealand

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