Job: Professor in English
Faculty: Arts, Design and Humanities
School/department: School of Humanities
Research group(s): Centre for Adaptation Studies
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, UK, LE1 9BH
T: +44 (0)116 255 1551 ext 6685
Deborah Cartmell is Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research, and currently writing a monograph, Adaptations at War. She is founder and co-editor of two international journals, Adaptation (Oxford University Press) and Shakespeare (Routledge), series editor of the Bloomsbury Adaptation Histories, founder and former chair of the Association of Adaptation Studies and founding trustee of the British Shakespeare Association. She received the Jim Welsh Award for Excellence in Adaptation Studies in 2016.
Professor Cartmell has supervised a number of PhD students who are now in successful professional and academic careers in the UK, US, Australia and Indonesia and welcomes PhD applications in Shakespeare and Adaptation Studies.
Professor Deborah Cartmell is Director of the Centre for Adaptations. She is currently co-editing the international journals, Shakespeare (Taylor & Francis, 2005-) and Adaptation (Oxford University Press, 2008-). She is a founding member and secretary/treasurer of the Association of Adaptation Studies and former Secretary of the Council for College and University English.
Click here for a full listing of Deborah Cartmell‘s publications and outputs.
Recent publications include A Companion to the Biopic, co -ed with Ashley Polasek (Blackwell, 2020), Adaptations in the Sound Era: 1927-37 (Bloomsbury 2015) and Much Ado About Nothing: A Critical Reader, co-ed with Peter J. Smith (Arden, Bloomsbury, 2018).
BA (University of Toronto), PhD (University of York, UK)
I have recently taught on modules in adaptations, Shakespeare and children's literature.
Jim Welsh Award for Excellence in Adaptation Studies, 2016.
Fellow of the English Association, 2011.
National Teaching Fellowship, 2010.
Strategic Reviewer, AHRC
I have supervised 17 PhD students to completion. They have gone into careers in publishing and academic posts in the UK, US and Australia.
I am currently developing an Impact Case Study on Adaptations and Curriculum Change.
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