Professor Karen Lury

  • Professor of Film & Television Studies (Theatre, Film & Television Studies)

telephone: 01413305369
email: Karen.Lury@glasgow.ac.uk

R333 Level 3, TFTV Studies, Gilmorehill Halls, Glasgow G12 8QQ

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-3634-6965

Research interests

Office hours: please email for an appointment

Research Interests

Children’s film and media.

Screen Performance

Amateur film and media.

Publications

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Jump to: 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2007 | 2005 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001
Number of items: 27.

2020

Holdsworth, A. , Lury, K. and Tweed, H. (Eds.) (2020) Discourses of Care: Media Practices and Cultures. Bloomsbury. ISBN 9781501342820 (In Press)

2019

Holdsworth, A. and Lury, K. (2019) Tears, tantrums and television performance. In: Walters, J. and Donaldson, L. F. (eds.) Television Performance. Macmillan International, pp. 135-151. ISBN 9781137608208

Lury, K. (Ed.) (2019) The Child in Cinema. Palgrave MacMillan. (In Press)

Lury, K. (2019) The BBC's Children in Need telethon: the currencies of compassion. In: Bonah, C. and Laukoetter, A. (eds.) Body, Capital and Screens: Visual Media and the Healthy Self in the 20th Century. Amsterdam University Press: Amsterdam. (In Press)

2018

Lury, K. (2018) The Involuntary Dance: child actors, fidgeting and authenticity. In: Henzler, B. and Pauleit, W. (eds.) Childhood, Cinema and Film Aesthetics. Bertz + Fischer: Berlin, pp. 85-100. ISBN 9783865052575

Lury, K. (2018) An inconvenient growth: watching child actors, growing up, sideways and backwards in contemporary British film and television. In: Dintner, S. and Schneider, R. (eds.) Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Childhood in Contemporary Britain. Series: Studies in childhood, 1700 to present. Routledge: New York ; London, pp. 103-119. ISBN 9781138232105

2016

Lury, K. (2016) 'A constellation of incongruities': the amateur film and the trip to the zoo. In: Lawrence, M. and Lury, K. (eds.) The Zoo and Screen Media: Images of Exhibition and Encounter. Series: Screening Spaces. Palgrave Macmillan: New York, pp. 3-21. ISBN 9781137543424 (doi:10.1057/978-1-137-53561-0_1)

Lawrence, M. and Lury, K. (Eds.) (2016) The Zoo and Screen Media: Images of Exhibition and Encounter. Series: Screening spaces. Palgrave Macmillan: New York. ISBN 9781137543424

Holdsworth, A. and Lury, K. (2016) Growing up and growing old with television: peripheral viewers and the centrality of care. Screen, 57(2), pp. 184-196. (doi: 10.1093/screen/hjw019)

Lury, K. (2016) The Queen has two bodies: amateur film, civic culture and the rehearsal of monarchy. In: Merck, M. (ed.) British Monarchy on Screen. Manchester University Press: Manchester. ISBN 9780719099564

2015

Bergfelder, T., Butler, A., Eleftheriotis, D. , Lury, K. , Phillips, A., Stacey, J. and Street, S. (2015) Screen [Issue editor]. Screen, 56(2),

Lury, K. (2015) Der Amateurfilm and der Zoobeusch. In: Mattl, S., Lesky, C. and Ohner, V. (eds.) Abenteur Alltag: zur archaologie des Amateurfilms. Series: FilmmuseumSynemaPublikationen (25). Austrian Film museum: Austria, pp. 99-111. ISBN 9783901644634

2014

Lury, K. (2014) Short takes. In: Marshall, L. and Laing, D. (eds.) Popular Music Matters: essays in honour of Simon Frith. Series: Ashgate popular and folk music series. Ashgate: Farnham, Surrey, pp. 94-96. ISBN 9781472421791

2013

Lury, K. (2013) Halfway down the stairs: children's spaces in amateur family films from the 1930s to the 1960s. Home Cultures, 10(3), pp. 267-287. (doi: 10.2752/175174213X13739735973417)

2012

Lury, K. (2012) The fragile magic of the home: Amateur domestic comedies and the intimate geography of childhood. In: Craven, I. and Shand, R. (eds.) Small Gauge Storytelling: Discovering the Amateur Fiction Film. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 9780748656349 (doi:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656349.003.0013)

2011

Lury, K. (2011) In thrall to the archives of empire: Torchwood - 'Children of Earth'. Journal of British Cinema and Television, 8(2), pp. 252-271. (doi: 10.3366/jbctv.2011.0031)

Lury, K. (2011) The "basis for mutual contempt": the loss of the contingent in digital television. In: Bennett, J. and Strange, N. (eds.) Television as Digital Media. Series: Console-ing passions. Duke University Press: Durham, NC, pp. 181-203. ISBN 9780822348870

2010

Lury, K. (2010) The Child in Film: Tears, Fears and Fairytales. I.B. Tauris: London. ISBN 9781845119676

Lury, K. (2010) Children in an open world: Mobility as ontology in new Iranian and Turkish cinema. Feminist Theory, 11(3), pp. 283-294. (doi: 10.1177/1464700110376279)

2009

Lury, K.E. (2009) 'For crying out loud': the repression of the child's subjectivity in The House of Tiny Tearaways. Semiotica, 173(1-4), pp. 491-507. (doi: 10.1515/SEMI.2009.023)

2007

Lury, K.E. (2007) A response to John Corner. Screen, 48(3), pp. 371-376. (doi: 10.1093/screen/hjm036)

2005

Lury, K.E. (2005) Interpreting Television. Hodder Education: Hodder Arnold. ISBN 0340806133

Lury, K.E. (2005) The child in film and television: introduction. Screen, 46(3), pp. 307-314.

2003

Lury, K.E. (2003) Closeup: documentary aesthetics (textual properties that are intrinsic to television). Screen, 44(1), pp. 101-105. (doi: 10.1093/screen/44.1.101)

2002

Lury, K.E. (2002) Chewing gum for the ears: children's television and popular music. Popular Music, 21(3), pp. 291-307. (doi: 10.1017/S0261143002002192)

Lury, K.E. (2002) A time and place for everything: children's channels. In: Buckingham, D. (ed.) Small Screens: Television for Children. Leicester University Press, pp. 15-37. ISBN 0826459447

2001

Lury, K.E. (2001) British Youth Television: Cynicism and Enchantment. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0198159706

This list was generated on Thu Jul 2 02:40:23 2020 BST.
Number of items: 27.

Articles

Holdsworth, A. and Lury, K. (2016) Growing up and growing old with television: peripheral viewers and the centrality of care. Screen, 57(2), pp. 184-196. (doi: 10.1093/screen/hjw019)

Bergfelder, T., Butler, A., Eleftheriotis, D. , Lury, K. , Phillips, A., Stacey, J. and Street, S. (2015) Screen [Issue editor]. Screen, 56(2),

Lury, K. (2013) Halfway down the stairs: children's spaces in amateur family films from the 1930s to the 1960s. Home Cultures, 10(3), pp. 267-287. (doi: 10.2752/175174213X13739735973417)

Lury, K. (2011) In thrall to the archives of empire: Torchwood - 'Children of Earth'. Journal of British Cinema and Television, 8(2), pp. 252-271. (doi: 10.3366/jbctv.2011.0031)

Lury, K. (2010) Children in an open world: Mobility as ontology in new Iranian and Turkish cinema. Feminist Theory, 11(3), pp. 283-294. (doi: 10.1177/1464700110376279)

Lury, K.E. (2009) 'For crying out loud': the repression of the child's subjectivity in The House of Tiny Tearaways. Semiotica, 173(1-4), pp. 491-507. (doi: 10.1515/SEMI.2009.023)

Lury, K.E. (2007) A response to John Corner. Screen, 48(3), pp. 371-376. (doi: 10.1093/screen/hjm036)

Lury, K.E. (2005) The child in film and television: introduction. Screen, 46(3), pp. 307-314.

Lury, K.E. (2003) Closeup: documentary aesthetics (textual properties that are intrinsic to television). Screen, 44(1), pp. 101-105. (doi: 10.1093/screen/44.1.101)

Lury, K.E. (2002) Chewing gum for the ears: children's television and popular music. Popular Music, 21(3), pp. 291-307. (doi: 10.1017/S0261143002002192)

Books

Lury, K. (2010) The Child in Film: Tears, Fears and Fairytales. I.B. Tauris: London. ISBN 9781845119676

Lury, K.E. (2005) Interpreting Television. Hodder Education: Hodder Arnold. ISBN 0340806133

Lury, K.E. (2001) British Youth Television: Cynicism and Enchantment. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0198159706

Book Sections

Holdsworth, A. and Lury, K. (2019) Tears, tantrums and television performance. In: Walters, J. and Donaldson, L. F. (eds.) Television Performance. Macmillan International, pp. 135-151. ISBN 9781137608208

Lury, K. (2019) The BBC's Children in Need telethon: the currencies of compassion. In: Bonah, C. and Laukoetter, A. (eds.) Body, Capital and Screens: Visual Media and the Healthy Self in the 20th Century. Amsterdam University Press: Amsterdam. (In Press)

Lury, K. (2018) The Involuntary Dance: child actors, fidgeting and authenticity. In: Henzler, B. and Pauleit, W. (eds.) Childhood, Cinema and Film Aesthetics. Bertz + Fischer: Berlin, pp. 85-100. ISBN 9783865052575

Lury, K. (2018) An inconvenient growth: watching child actors, growing up, sideways and backwards in contemporary British film and television. In: Dintner, S. and Schneider, R. (eds.) Transdisciplinary Perspectives on Childhood in Contemporary Britain. Series: Studies in childhood, 1700 to present. Routledge: New York ; London, pp. 103-119. ISBN 9781138232105

Lury, K. (2016) 'A constellation of incongruities': the amateur film and the trip to the zoo. In: Lawrence, M. and Lury, K. (eds.) The Zoo and Screen Media: Images of Exhibition and Encounter. Series: Screening Spaces. Palgrave Macmillan: New York, pp. 3-21. ISBN 9781137543424 (doi:10.1057/978-1-137-53561-0_1)

Lury, K. (2016) The Queen has two bodies: amateur film, civic culture and the rehearsal of monarchy. In: Merck, M. (ed.) British Monarchy on Screen. Manchester University Press: Manchester. ISBN 9780719099564

Lury, K. (2015) Der Amateurfilm and der Zoobeusch. In: Mattl, S., Lesky, C. and Ohner, V. (eds.) Abenteur Alltag: zur archaologie des Amateurfilms. Series: FilmmuseumSynemaPublikationen (25). Austrian Film museum: Austria, pp. 99-111. ISBN 9783901644634

Lury, K. (2014) Short takes. In: Marshall, L. and Laing, D. (eds.) Popular Music Matters: essays in honour of Simon Frith. Series: Ashgate popular and folk music series. Ashgate: Farnham, Surrey, pp. 94-96. ISBN 9781472421791

Lury, K. (2012) The fragile magic of the home: Amateur domestic comedies and the intimate geography of childhood. In: Craven, I. and Shand, R. (eds.) Small Gauge Storytelling: Discovering the Amateur Fiction Film. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 9780748656349 (doi:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656349.003.0013)

Lury, K. (2011) The "basis for mutual contempt": the loss of the contingent in digital television. In: Bennett, J. and Strange, N. (eds.) Television as Digital Media. Series: Console-ing passions. Duke University Press: Durham, NC, pp. 181-203. ISBN 9780822348870

Lury, K.E. (2002) A time and place for everything: children's channels. In: Buckingham, D. (ed.) Small Screens: Television for Children. Leicester University Press, pp. 15-37. ISBN 0826459447

Edited Books

Holdsworth, A. , Lury, K. and Tweed, H. (Eds.) (2020) Discourses of Care: Media Practices and Cultures. Bloomsbury. ISBN 9781501342820 (In Press)

Lury, K. (Ed.) (2019) The Child in Cinema. Palgrave MacMillan. (In Press)

Lawrence, M. and Lury, K. (Eds.) (2016) The Zoo and Screen Media: Images of Exhibition and Encounter. Series: Screening spaces. Palgrave Macmillan: New York. ISBN 9781137543424

This list was generated on Thu Jul 2 02:40:23 2020 BST.

Grants

  • 2015 Leverhulme Trust (awarded December 2014, as PI) ‘Collections: an Enlightenment Pedagogy for the 21st Century’: £1,050,000 over 60 months, first cohort, October 2015. 
  • 2010 AHRC Research Grant (as PI) ‘Children and Amateur Media in Scotland: £584, 152 (2010-2014)
  • 2010 British Academy Travel Grant: £400 March 2010 (U.S. conference attendance)
  • 2008 AHRC Research Leave 24/09/2007-23/01/08 (with matched University support)
  • 2006 British Academy Travel Grant: £400 May 2006 (U.S. conference attendance)
  • 2002 AHRB Research Leave 31/03/02-30/06/02 (with matched University support)

Supervision

Karen has supervised over 10 students to completion.

 

  • Chandler Alex
    Testing the limits of the ‘hard man’ in film: masculinity and male health behaviour in Scotland’s public health films 1934-2000

Teaching

Level 1: Reading the Screen
Children’s Television
Animation
Screen Performance

 

Additional information

  • Dean of Research, College of Arts (2014-2017)
  • AHRC advisory board member (2015-)
  • Editor, Screen