Timi O’Neill BA (Hons), PGCE, MA, FHEA

Programme co-ordinator of historical & Contextual Studies

Swansea

Tel: +44 (0) 1792 483221
E-mail: timi.o’neill@uwtsd.ac.uk

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Lecturer in Digital film and programme co-ordinator of Faculty provision of Historical & Contextual studies

I have worked in UWTSD (Swansea Met) since 2008. I have taught in several departments (English, Performance, FADE, Art and Design). Currently, I run the Digital Film and TV Production course’s theory modules. I have also worked in both F.E and Adult education sectors.

  • BAFTSS (British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies)
  • Irish Playwrights and Screenwriters Guild
  • MeCCSA
  • Royal Institute of Philosophy
  • British Shakespeare Association
  • Samuel Beckett Society
  • Documentary film
  • Film and Philosophy
  • Dissertation supervision (areas: Continental Philosophy, Cultural theory, Birth and Death of the Auteur, postmodernism)

My current academic research examines the concept of resistance within the work of the Irish author Samuel Beckett’s short prose and its adaptation  into film.

Historical trauma and imprisonment in Samuel Beckett’s short prose in Writing from the Margins: The Aesthetics of Disruption in the Irish Short Story ed by Dr. C.Ryan (Cambridge Scholars, 2015)