Our guest speakers: Kevin Donnelly

donnelly.jpg_SIA_JPG_fit_to_width_INLINE.jpgKevin Donnelly is Professor of Film and Film Music at the University of Southampton. He is primarily a theorist and historian of film music and film sound, but with a strong interest in aesthetics and culture beyond film. He is the author of several books including Magical Musical Tour: Rock and Pop in Film Soundtracks (Bloomsbury, 2015), Occult Aesthetics: Sound and Image Synchronization (Oxford University Press, 2013), British Film Music and Film Musicals (Palgrave, 2007), and co-editor (with Phil Hayward) of Music in Science Fiction Television: Tuning to the Future (Routledge, 2012) and (with Will Gibbons and Neil Lerner) of Music in Video Games: Studying Play (London: Routledge, 2014). Moreover, Donnelly is the editor of the “Music and the Moving Image” book series for Edinburgh University Press and “Palgrave Studies in Audio-Visual Culture” for Palgrave-Macmillan, and serves in the editorial board of journals including Music and the Moving Image, the Journal of Film MusicMusic, Sound and the Moving Image, and The New Soundtrack.

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