Dr Ben Tyrer

King’s College London


Dr Ben Tyrer is a lecturer in Film Studies at King’s College London. He is currently preparing a monograph, titled Out of the Past: Lacan and Film Noir, that explores a relation between the structures of Lacanian psychoanalysis and the historiography of film noir in order to examine questions of genre, ontology and narrative, with the aim of reinvigorating the field of Lacanian Film Studies. His research interests include film theory and film-philosophy, Left Bank filmmakers, and art and cinema.