Dr Laura McMahon

  • College positions:
    College Lecturer in French
  • University positions:
    Affiliated Lecturer in French
  • Subjects: Modern & Medieval Languages


BA in French and German, MPhil in European Literature and Culture, PhD in French (University of Cambridge)

Research interests

French and Francophone cinema; contemporary French philosophy; intersections between film and philosophy, particularly in relation to questions of politics and community. Author of Cinema and Contact: The Withdrawal of Touch in Nancy, Bresson, Duras and Denis (Legenda, 2012).

Teaching interests

Twentieth-century and contemporary French and Francophone literature, thought and visual culture; European cinema; critical theory.