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Dean's studies have encompassed various fields - largely cinema and theatre based, topped-up with with board game publications and other activities in the public domain. His 1999 doctoral thesis is entitled An Assessment of the Development of the Female in Commercial Science Ficiton Film. He was first published in 1996 with a book called Star Wars: The Genesis of a Legend.
 

MISC. PRINT

     
"Broadening Horizons"
Essay (2013).
In: Huddled Together: 50 Years of Hull University Drama Department
Ed. J. Michael Walton.
  Barbican Press
ISBN: 978-0-9563364-7-7

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Hull University link

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  "In Conversation with Richard Gray, Chair of Casework for the Cinema Theatre Association (UK)"
Interview (2012).
Post Script: Essays in Film and the Humanities.
  Details here
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  "A Century of Cinema Exhibition: From Silent Screen to Digital Screen De Montfort University, Leicester, 10–11 July 2010"
Conference Report (2010).
In: The Journal of British Cinema and Television.
  Edinburgh University Press.
Vol.7, Pp.496-99.
ISSN 1743-4521
DOI 10.3366/jbctv.2010.0111
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  "An Englishman in New Mexico"
Conference Report (2010).
Observations from the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association 31st Annual Meeting, 10th-13th February 2010.
Intellect house magazine, IQ
  Available on Intellect's blog here.
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BOARD GAMES

     
 

FAGIN'S GANG
'Best New Boardgame' at the UK Games Expo, 2007.

 

For details, see: boardgamegeek.com
More at Ludorum Games

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ICE FLOW
with John Streets
'Best New Boardgame' at the UK Games Expo, 2008.
Top Ten Listed at the Internationale Spieltage, Essen, 2008.

 

For details, see: boardgamegeek.com
More at Ludorum Games

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MEDIA

     
  Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4
Media Appearance (2013).
Dean's second appearance, talking to Dame Jenni Murray about women in science fiction film.

   
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  Woman's Hour, BBC Radio 4
Media Appearance (1999).
Invited to talk about women in science fiction film in the light of the forthcoming Star Wars prequel, The Phantom Menace.
   
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