Dr Nick Prescott

Senior Lecturer

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

place Humanities (235)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Nick Prescott studied Literature, Film and Drama as an undergraduate, and has been working in those areas ever since. Nick wrote his PhD on American authors Don DeLillo and Thomas Pynchon, and has an ongoing fascination with contemporary and postmodern literature and film. Teaching full-time in the Humanities since 2005, Nick is Coordinator of the Bachelor of Creative Arts, and teaches the core topics in these degrees, which are now his primary focus. Nick is a weekly film reviewer for the ABC, was on the Adelaide Writers' Week Committee for a decade, is a judge for the International Youth Silent Film festival, a programming adivsor for the Adelaide Film Festival, and has written on both literature and the cinema for numerous publications both in Australia and overseas.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Doctor of Philosophy

Honours, awards and grants

Most Popular Flinders Tutor, 2000 (Empire Times magazine)

Vice-Chancellor's Award for Innovation in Teaching, 2019

Key responsibilities

Course Coordinator, Bachelor of Creative Arts/Bachelor of Creative Industries

Co-chair, Creative and Performing Arts Course Quality Advisory Group

Teaching interests
  • Postmodern Cinema and Literature
  • Crime Fiction and Film
  • French Cinema 1950-2000
  • Aesthetics and Auteur Cinema
  • Creative Arts Practice
  • Contemporary Genre Literature
  • Contemporary American Literature
  • Postmodernism and Cultural Theory
Topic coordinator
CREA1001 Introduction to the Creative Arts
ENGL2130 Crime Fiction and Film - From Poe to the Postmodern
CREA2106 Creative Arts Theory and Practice
Topic lecturer
CREA1001 Introduction to the Creative Arts
CREA2106 Creative Arts Theory and Practise
ENGL2130 Crime Fiction and Film - From Poe to the Postmodern
SCME2001 Television Studies
Supervisory interests
Contemporary American literature
Postmodern literature in English
Thrillers and crime fiction
Expert for media contact
Aesthetics
Arts
Cinema
Drama
Entertainment
Film
Literature - English
Media
Television
Contemporary Literature
Contemporary film and television
Crime Fiction and Film
Film and TV classification
Genre Literature
Postmodern Literature and Cinema
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Media expertise
  • Aesthetics
  • Arts
  • Cinema
  • Drama
  • Entertainment
  • Film
  • Literature - English
  • Media
  • Television
Interests
  • Contemporary Literature
  • Contemporary film and television
  • Crime Fiction and Film
  • Film and TV classification
  • Genre Literature
  • Postmodern Literature and Cinema