Tim Kelly

Associate Head of English (Student Experience)

Tim Kelly

School of Humanities
Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Coventry University
Priory Street
Coventry
CV1 5FB

George Eliot Building
Room: GE431
Email: aa8774@coventry.ac.uk


Biography:
Tim Kelly is a teacher, writer and filmmaker. He has lived and worked in the UK, Europe and the Far East and has taught at the universities of Lancaster, Sheffield, St Andrews, Warwick and Doshisha University in Japan. He was the first ever winner of the prestigious British Council Innovation in Education Award. He is also the writer and director of a number of award-winning short films. He is interested in forms of human interaction, in subversive aesthetics and in radical thought; in ethics, in irony, in sensuous experience; in illogicality, in stupidity and in love. He enjoys exploring the parameters of the acceptable. He is currently working on his first novel.

Qualifications:
• M.A., Theatre and Film, University of Sheffield
• Trinity College Certificate, TESOL, Sheffield Polytechnic
• B.A (Hons), English Literature, University of Sheffield


Research Interests:
• (Unreliable) narration in prose fiction
• Screenwriting
• Moving image aesthetics
• Radical and subversive art


Selected Outputs:

• Kelly, T. (2014) The Girlfriend. Athens: Kouinta Publishing House
• Kelly, T. (2009) SB. Panhandle Productions. [Creative Video Production] Screened Jun 2009 at the Warwick Shootout Film Festival. Writer, Actor, Producer, Director
• Kelly, T. (2009) 'The LEAP'. CALL Review,27-31
• Kelly, T. (2008) The Mid-Life Crisis of Oscar Redman. Panhandle Productions. [Creative Video Production] Screened Jun 2008 at the Warwick Shootout Film Festival. Writer, Actor, Producer, Director, Cinematographer
• Kelly, T., Nesi, H., and Sharpling, G. (2007) EASE Seminar Skills 2: Discussions. [CD-ROM]
• Kelly, T. (2007) Hitchcock and the Sexual Relationship. [DVD]
• Kelly, T. (2006) The Work of Art. Panhandle Productions. [Creative Video Production] Screened Jun 2006 at the Warwick Shootout Film Festival. Writer, Producer, Director
• Kelly, T. (2005) The Hole. Panhandle Productions. [Creative Video Production] Screened Jun 2005 at the Warwick Shootout Film Festival. Writer, Actor, Producer, Director
• Kelly, T., Nesi, H., and Richards, L. (2004) EASE Seminar Skills 1: Presentations. [CD-ROM]
• Kelly, T., Nesi, H., and Revell, R. (2002) EASE Listening to Lectures. [CD-ROM]
• Kelly, T. (2000) The Penguin Grammar Workbook 3 – Intermediate. Harmondsworth: Penguin
• Kelly, T. (1997) 'Grace'. [Screenplay adaptation]. Asphodel 32,237-271
• Kelly, T. (1996) Distances. [Poetry Collection] Dundee: Refuge Press
• Kelly, T. (1989) Stone Age Britain. [Theatre Play] Performed May 1989 at The Drama Studio, Sheffield. Writer, Producer, Director


Selected Funding:
• 2008-2009, The Warwick LEAP, Warwick University Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund, £29,000
• 2005-2007, The eChina-UK CUTE 2 Project, The Higher Education Funding Council of England, £643,116
• 2000-2005, BASE, Arts and Humanities Research Board, £230,556


Selected Professional Activities:
• Professional Member of NAWE (National Association of Writers in Education)
• Member of Writing West Midlands Higher Education Teacher Training Creative Writing Network
Judge: Athens International Digital Film Festival
Judge: The Frederick Holland Poetry Collection Award
Judge: Coventry Words Short Story Award
• 2007-2010: Consultant, Digital Video School, Greece
• 2009: Consultant for Oxford University and Southampton University on the OPTIMA Project
• 2003-2005: Member of panel of judges of the British Council Innovation in Education Awards


Teaching:
• BA English and Creative Writing
Cinema aesthetics, radical documentary and activist satire (Language of the New Media Age)


Other Responsibilities:
• Curriculum design and course development
• Quality assurance
• Assessment
• Student Forum
• Website