About the Author

Tom Clucas

E-Mail: tom.clucas@gcsc.uni-giessen.de

Tom Clucas obtained his BA, MSt, and DPhil in English Literature from the University of Oxford. He has subsequently worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher, Lecturer, and Deputy Professor of English and American Literature and Culture at the Justus Liebig University, Giessen. His main research focus is British romanticism and he has published widely in this area.

Contributions by Author: Tom Clucas

Political Alterity in Pathé’s French and British Newsreel Coverage of the May 1968 Events in Paris

This article compares how French and British newsreels reported the May 1968 events in Paris. The May 1968 events, which began as a series of protests at Paris Nanterre University, soon became one of the year’s defining features, as anti-capitalist demonstrations spread from the university campus to nearby factories and onto the Paris streets. In documenting these events, contemporary newsreels used various strategies of alterity […]