Dr Basil Glynn joined Middlesex in 2013. Prior to this he lectured in film and television at a number of universities within the United Kingdom and also in Europe.He has a BA (Hons) in Film Studies and Classical Civilization from the University of Kent, an MPhil in English from Birmingham University, a PhD in Film from Nottingham University and a PGCertHE from Liverpool Hope University. In addition to publishing academic work he has been the recipient of British Academy funding and has worked on HEFCE funded film-making workshops for ethnic minorities.
* Television Drama
* Television Entertainment
* Horror on Film and Television
* The Body on Screen
* Gender and Sexuality
Dr Glynn has taught numerous television and film courses including Classical Hollywood Cinema, Contemporary American Cinema, New Hollywood Cinema, Film Theory, Film and Television History, Television Genres, Non-Fiction Television, Television Drama, Television Entertainment, Media Research and others.
Basil Glynn's principle research interests lie in the fields of contemporary television drama in the global sphere, orientalism in film and television, historical drama, British and American horror, the human body on film and television and the transposition of verse poetry from page and stage to screen.
2009; 'Corpse, Spectacle, Illusion: The Body as Abject and Object;' in The CSI Effect: Television Crime and Governance; Michelle Byers, Val Johnson; Lexington; New York; pp. 93-110. Jeongmee Kim.
2012; Television, Sex and Society: Analysing Contemporary Representations. Continuum; New York; 196 pages. Co-edited with James Aston and Beth Johnson
2012; 'The Conquests of Henry VIII: Masculinity, Sex and the National Past in The Tudors;'in Television, Sex and Society: Analysing Contemporary Representations; Basil Glynn, James Aston, Beth Johnson; Continuum; New York; pp. 157-173.
2013; 'Approximating Cultural Proximity and Accentuating Cultural Difference: Cross Border Transformation in Asian Television Drama;' in Reading Asian Television Drama;Jeongmee Kim; I. B. Tauris; London; pp. 43-64.
2013; 'International Circulation and Local Retaliation: East Asian Television Drama and its Asian Connotations;' in Reading Asian Television Drama;Jeongmee Kim; I. B. Tauris; London; pp. 23-42. Co-written with Jeongmee Kim
2014; '"Oppa"-tunity Knocks: Psy, Gangnam Style and the Critical Reception of K-Pop in Britain.' Situations: Cultural Studies in the East Asian Context; Winter. Vol. 7. Co-written with Jeongmee Kim.
Forthcoming 2015; 'Henry VIII and Post-National, Post-Historical Drama;' in The Monarchy on Screen; Mandy Merck; Manchester University Press, Manchester.
Glynn, Basil (2019) The Mummy on screen: orientalism and monstrosity in horror cinema. International library of the moving image . Bloomsbury Academic, London / New York. ISBN 9781788314084
Glynn, Basil (2019) The 1940s universal Mummy cycle: a decade of decay or regeneration? In: Literature/Film Association Conference: Reboot, Repurpose, Recycle, 12-14 Sep 2019, Portland, Oregon.
Glynn, Basil (2019) 'New television: the aesthetics and politics of a genre' [Book review]. Visual Studies . pp. 1-2. ISSN 1472-586X (Published online first)
Glynn, Basil (2019) Showcase: The Mummy turns 20. [Film/Video]
Glynn, Basil (2019) The Mutating Mummy: from ancient artefact to modern attraction. In: Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, 17-20 Apr 2019, Washington DC, USA.