In my day job, I am a Senior Lecturer and PhD researcher at Sheffield Hallam University.
Here are some details of my articles, papers, reviews and media appearances to date:
BOOK CHAPTER: ‘Et in Arcadia Ego: British Folk Horror Film and Television’, Nation and Fascination (edited collection), Routledge – Forthcoming.
RADIO INTERVIEW: WRITE RADIO on Sheffield Live! – speaking about Folk Horror on 20th March 2020.
BBC RADIO SHEFFIELD INTERVIEW: On Vampires, Dracula and the Centre for Contemporary Legend. 6 Jan 2020. From 00:10:13 in https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p07xs1v4
Recognised as an accomplice of the Folk Horror Revival, named as one of The Order of the Double Denim, Dec 2019.
ONLINE ARTICLE (for BBC website): Five Times TV Spooked the Nation. Dec 2019. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zvt8cqt.
ONLINE ARTICLE (for SHU & CCL website): Happy Halloween (Five Folk Horror films for Halloween). https://contemporarylegend.co.uk/2019/11/04/happy-halloween-by-diane-a-rodgers/
C3Ri IMPACT BLOG: ‘Diane A. Rodgers Research Blog: Folklore on Screen’. 26th Sep 2019. Available at: https://blogs.shu.ac.uk/c3riimpact/diane-rodgers-researcher-blog-folklore-screen/
CONFERENCE PAPER: ‘Beasts, Monoliths and Witchcraft; The Unsung Nigel Kneale’. September 2019. Presented at the Centre for Contemporary Legend ‘Folklore on Screen’ conference. Sheffield Hallam University.
BOOK CHAPTER: ‘Wyrd on-screen: Urban Fears and Rural Folk’ in Folk Horror Revival: Urban Wyrd -2. Spirits of Place. 2019. (author). Ed. Andy Paciorek. UK: Wyrd Harvest Press. Available online here.
BOOK CHAPTER: ‘An Interview with Diane A. Rodgers’ in Folk Horror Revival: Urban Wyrd -2. Spirits of Place. 2019. (author). Ed. Andy Paciorek. UK: Wyrd Harvest Press. Available online here.
RESEARCH ARTICLE (PEER REVIEWED): Rodgers, Diane A. (2019) Something ‘Wyrd’ This Way Comes: Folklore and British Television, Folklore, 130:2,133-152, DOI: 10.1080/0015587X.2018.1529363
CONFERENCE PAPER: ‘Et in Arcadia Ago – The Very British Landscape of Folk Horror’. March 2019. Presented at the Folklore Society Annual Conference,held at Derby University.
CONFERENCE PAPER: ‘Something Wyrd: Folk Horror, Folklore and British Television’. November 2018. Presented at the Centre for Contemporary Legend symposium. Sheffield Hallam University.
ARTICLE: Swinging sixties Spies in Comic Book Guise! FATHOM and MODESTY BLAISE. 2019. Cinema Retro. 15 (44): 18-25.
CONFERENCE PAPER: ‘Why Wyrd? Why folklore? Why now?’. July 2018. Presented at Screening the Unreal conference. University of Brighton.
CONFERENCE PAPER: The Folklore of ‘Folk-Horror” & Launching a Centre for Contemporary Legend. May 2018. Presented at C3Ri Doctoral Conference: IMPACT 2018. Sheffield Hallam University.
ARTICLE: The Outcasts: A forgotten, wyrd classic of British folk horror. 2018. Cinema Retro. 14 (41): 30-31 [print magazine]
BOOK CHAPTER: ‘Robin Redbreast: Folk horror for Christmas’. 2017. Yuletide Terror: Christmas Horror on Film and Television. Eds. Paul Corupe and Kier-La Janisse. Canada: Spectacular Optical Press.
RESEARCHER BLOG: ‘WYRD’ BRITISH TELEVISION OF THE 1970S, The C3Ri Impact Blog, 14 Dec 2017 https://blogs.shu.ac.uk/c3riimpact/diane-rodgers-wyrd-tv-blog/?doing_wp_cron=1513331862.0696480274200439453125
ROUNDTABLE INTERVIEW: Yuletide Terror: Christmas Horror on Film and Teleivion Indiegogo Campaign, 7 Sep 2017. http://montrealrampage.com/yuletide-terror-christmas-horror-on-film-and-teleivion-indiegogo-campaign/
CONFERENCE PAPER: Folklore: the eerie underbelly of British 1970s folk-horror television? October 2017. Presented at At Home with Horror: Terror on the Small Screen?, University of Kent at Canterbury.
CONFERENCE PAPER: Millennial ghosts and folk-horror legends: haunted by British 1970s television. April 2017. Presented at FEAR 2000: 21st Century Monsters, Sheffield Hallam University.
DVD REVIEW: The Electric Horseman. 2017. Cinemaretro.com. 15 Mar 2017. [online] http://www.cinemaretro.com/index.php?/archives/9569-REVIEW-THE-ELECTRIC-HORSEMAN-1979-STARRING-ROBERT-REDFORD-AND-JANE-FONDA;-UK-DVD-RELEASE.html
BERLINALE 2017 HIGHLIGHTS. 2017. ShowroomWorkstation.org.uk. 10 Mar 2017. [online] http://www.showroomworkstation.org.uk/diane-rodgers-berlinale2017
FEATURE ARTICLE: Head: a jubilant rampage through sixties psychedelia! 2017. Cinema Retro. 13 (37): 50-52 [print magazine]
DVD REVIEW: Looking for Richard. 2016. Cinemaretro.com. 23 Oct 2016. [online] http://www.cinemaretro.com/index.php?/archives/9385-REVIEW-LOOKING-FOR-RICHARD-1996-STARRING-AL-PACINO;-UK-DVD-RELEASE-FROM-ODYSSEY.html
BOOK REVIEW: Cult Cinema: An Arrow Video Companion. 2016. Cinemaretro.com. 19 May 2016. [online] http://www.cinemaretro.com/index.php?/archives/9194-Review-CULT-CINEMA-AN-ARROW-VIDEO-COMPANION-Ed.-Anthony-Nield-Arrow-Films,-2016,-Hardcover-Ltd.-Edition-250-pages.html
BOOK REVIEW: Satanic Panic: Pop Cultural Paranoia in the 1980s . 2016. Cinemaretro.com. 15 Feb 2016. [online] http://www.cinemaretro.com/index.php?/archives/9004-BOOK-REVIEW-SATANIC-PANIC-POP-CULTURAL-PARANOIA-IN-THE-1980S-SPECTACULAR-OPTICAL-PUBLICATIONS.html
DVD REVIEW: Mississippi Burning. 2015. Cinemaretro.com. 13 Oct 2015. [online] http://www.cinemaretro.com/index.php?/archives/8874-REVIEW-MISSISSIPPI-BURNING-1988-STARRING-GENE-HACKMAN-AND-WILLEM-DAFOE;-UK-BLU-RAY-RELEASE-FROM-SECOND-SIGHT.html
BOOK REVIEW: The French Screen Goddess. 2015. Cinema Retro – REFS TO FOLLOW – Sep 2015: p44 [print magazine]
BOOK REVIEW. From France With Love: Gender and Identity in French Romantic Comedy. 2015.Cinemaretro.Com. 1 Aug 2015. [online] http://www.cinemaretro.com/index.php?/archives/8757-BOOK-REVIEW-FROM-FRANCE-WITH-LOVE-GENDER-AND-IDENTITY-IN-FRENCH-ROMANTIC-COMEDY-By-Mary-Harrod-I.-B.-Tauris.html.