Dominic Lash’s central research interest is the philosophical criticism of film. He has taught at the universities of Bristol, Oxford, and Reading, as well as at King’s College London, University College London, and Anglia Ruskin University. He is co-convenor of the British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies “Film and Philosophy” special interest group.
He is the author of The Cinema of Disorientation: Inviting Confusions (Edinburgh University Press, 2020) and Robert Pippin and Film: Politics, Ethics, and Psychology after Modernism (Bloomsbury Academic, 2022) and has published in journals including Screen, Movie, and Film-Philosophy on the work of, among others: Paul Thomas Anderson; Nicole Brenez; Stanley Cavell; Abel Ferrara; Stanley Kubrick; V.F. Perkins; Kelly Reichardt; Ridley Scott; and Andrei Tarkovsky.
A collection examining the relationship between Gilles Deleuze and film criticism (co-edited with Dr. Hoi Lun Law) is forthcoming with Palgrave Macmillan. He is also writing a BFI Film Classics volume on Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Cure.
The Cinema of Disorientation (Edinburgh University Press, Sept 2020)
Robert Pippin and Film (Bloomsbury Academic, Feb 2022)