Professor Stella Bruzzi FBA
About this Fellow
Stella Bruzzi is Professor of Film and Television Studies at the University of Warwick. Her published research spans several areas: costume and identity; fashion and cultural studies; documentary film and representations of history; Hollywood, masculinity and aesthetics. Her monographs to date are: Undressing Cinema: Clothing and Identity in the Movies (1997); New Documentary (2000 and 2006); Bringing Up Daddy: Fatherhood and Masculinity in Post-war Hollywood (2005); Seven Up (2007); Men's Cinema: Masculinity and Mise-en-Scene in Hollywood (2013). She has also co-edited Fashion Cultures: Theories, Exploration and Analysis (2000) and Fashion Cultures Revisited (2013). As part of her Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship (2011-2013) she is writing Approximation: Documentary, History and the Staging of Reality. In 2011 she was visiting professor at the University of Chile, Santiago and in 2015 at the University of Brno, Czech Republic. She lives in Oxford, England.
- Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University College London
- Professor of Film and Television Studies, University of Warwick, 1970
- Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University College London, 1970
British Academy Appointments
- Member of Council, 2017 -
History of British art in the late 19th and 20th centuries, including the imagery of the suffrage campaign, early 20th-century British modernism, art education, and the London art world in the 1960s.
Historical geography of British empire & exploration, eighteenth to twentieth centuries; histories of collecting, visual culture & geographical knowledge
Nineteenth & twentieth century literature & visual culture; early film & literature, Virginia Woolf & Bloomsbury culture, modernism, life-writing
The sociology of music; popular music history, music policy & the analysis of music business & culture