Barnes, Jennifer


  • Lecturer (Teaching and Research), English
  • United Kingdom


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Film Studies

EN11003 Reading the Screen

EN21003 Classic Hollywood Cinema

EN12005 Perspectives and Movements in Cinema

EN22004 Film Noir

EN32020 Film Art

EN31024 Staging Cultures: Renaissance to Restoration Theatre

EN41028 Shakespearean Stars: the Corpus on Screen



  • Shakespeare and Early Modern drama in performance
  • Renaissance and Restoration theatre
  • Stardom and Celebrity
  • Performance and the archive
  • Filmic autobiography



Jennifer's research focuses on early modern performance studies and appropriations of ‘Shakespeare’ on stage and screen from the Restoration period through to contemporary performance. She is particularly interested in the cinematic adaptation of early modern drama and in theories of stardom and celebrity. This informs her current work on the concept of Shakespearean stardom. Other research interests include the relationship between performance and the archive, the intersection of film and autobiography and overlaps between early modern medical discourses and ideas about acting.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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