My PhD was on Children’s Cinema, and at Kingston University I teach a course on children’s culture, including children’s film, television and digital media.
‘The Politics of Powerpuff: Putting the ‘Girl’ into ‘Girl Power’, Animation: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 5(1), 2010, pp. 1-16.
‘Remediation, Children’s Television and Dora the Explorer’ in 4rd Global Conference on Visions of the Human in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction http://www.inter-disciplinary.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/Kirkland-Paper.pdf
‘Animating “The Forces of Evil”: The Politics of The Powerpuff Girls’ (2009) in Mis/Representing Evil: Evil in an Interdisciplinary Key Charlene P. E. Burns (ed.) Interdisciplinary Press, pp. 249-69
‘Mike Budd & Max H Kirsch (eds) Rethinking Disney: Private Control, Public Dimensions’, in Screen Winter 2007
‘Screen Studies Conference: The child in film and television’, 2-4 July 2004, Glasgow University, in SCOPE, Issue 2, July 2005 http://www.scope.nottingham.ac.uk/confreport.php?issue=2&id=46
‘Claudia Mitchell & Jacqueline Reid-Walsh Researching Children’s Popular Culture: The Cultural Spaces of Childhood’, in The International Journal of Cultural Studies Volume 7 ( 4) December 2004
‘”Peter Pan is My Dad?!?”- The Man-Child Persona of Robin Williams’ (2003) in Martin Barker & Thomas Austin (eds.) Contemporary Hollywood Stardom London, Arnold, pp. 243-54