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Neil Kirkham

Senior Lecturer in Cultural and Historical Studies
Neil  Kirkham


Relevant publications

Kirkham N. Polluting young minds? Smash Hits and ‘high Thatcherism' (2018)

Kirkham N. A very British tease: Costume, fetishism and materiality in soft-core pornography (2018)

Kirkham N, Dirix E. Still 'Fashionably Laid'? Costume and Contemporary Pornography (2017)

Kirkham N, Dirix E. Still ‘Fashionably Laid’? Costume and contemporary moving-image pornography (2017)

Church Gibson P, Kirkham N. Revisiting dirty looks (2014)

Dirix E, Kirkham N. Fashion in 1930s Hollywood (2014)

Kirkham N. The new 'porno-chic'? fashion, consumption and film pornography (2012)


Fashion Cultures and Histories, Critical Issues in Fashion Research, SMC Dissertation, PhD supervision, BA Performance

Research interests

Sexual representation, fashion, costume & digital media. Current research also includes football & popular music.

Relevant conferences / symposia

Fashion, Football, Fighting (Panel Organiser & Chair). FCVC2019, Roubaix.