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Dr Laura McMahon

  • College positions:

    College Lecturer in French

    Director of Studies in Modern and Medieval Languages

  • University positions:

    Affiliated Lecturer in French

  • Subject:

Degrees: 
BA in French and German, MPhil in European Literature and Culture, PhD in French (University of Cambridge)

Research interests: 
French and Francophone cinema; contemporary French philosophy; intersections between film and philosophy, particularly in relation to questions of politics and community. Author of Cinema and Contact: The Withdrawal of Touch in Nancy, Bresson, Duras and Denis (Legenda, 2012).

Teaching interests: 
Twentieth-century and contemporary French and Francophone literature, thought and visual culture; European cinema; critical theory.

Links: 
http://www.mml.cam.ac.uk/french/staff/lcm31/