Abrams, Nathan

Nathan Abrams is a professor in Film Studies and director of research for the School of Creative Studies and Media at Bangor University. He is also the programme director for Film Studies as well as the lead director for the Centre for Film, Television and Screen Studies. He co-convenes the British Jewish Contemporary Cultures network. He lectures, writes and broadcasts widely (in English and Welsh) on UK and American popular culture, history film and intellectual culture. He co-founded the journal Jewish Film and New Media and his books include: Eyes Wide Shut: Stanley Kubrick and the Making of His Final Film (with Robert Kolker, Oxford University Press, 2019) which focuses on legendary film director Stanley Kubrick, Stanley Kubrick: New York Jewish Intellectual (Rutgers University Press, 2018), Hidden in Plain Sight: Jews and Jewishness in British Film, Television, and Popular Culture (Northwestern University Press, 2016), and The New Jew in Film: Exploring Jewishness and Judaism in Contemporary Cinema (IB Tauris; Rutgers University Press, 2012).


Most recently, Abrams’ has written The Bloomsbury Companion to Stanley Kubrick (edited with I.Q. Hunter, Bloomsbury Academic, 2021), New Wave, New Hollywood: Reassessment, Recovery, and Legacy (edited with Greg Frame, Bloomsbury Academic, 2021), Eyes Wide Shut: Behind Stanley Kubrick’s Masterpiece (edited with Georgina Orgill; Liverpool University Press, 2023), and Kubrick: Odyssey (with Robert Kolker; Faber & Faber/Pegasus, 2024).