ROLE / ORGANISATION
Lecturer – Humanities / Researcher
Federation University Australia
Dr Lesley Speed is a researcher and lecturer in media and screen studies at Federation University. She is the author of the books Australian Comedy Films of the 1930s: Modernity, the Urban and the International and Clueless: American Youth in the 1990s. Her research about Australian and international screen comedy, youth film and other areas of popular culture has been published in Australia and internationally. She has taught a wide range of tertiary courses, including Australian Cinema, Hollywood Cinema, Documentary Film and Video, Uses of Screen Technologies, Asian Cinema, and Adaptations: Literature and Screen.