Academic Profile: Michael Boyce

Academic Profile: Michael Boyce


2000-2007 PhD, University of Manitoba
Thesis Advisor, Professor George Toles
Thesis: Re-imagining the War: British Film, 1945-1955

1998-1999 Master of Arts, Wilfrid Laurier University

1994-1998  Bachelor of Arts (Hons), Wilfrid Laurier University

Research Interests:

Postwar British film, Film Adaptation, Film Genre, Hitchcock, Popular Culture


Boyce, Michael W. Contributor: FOR HIS EYES ONLY: The Girls of James Bond. Wallflower Press, 2015

Boyce, Michael W. The Lasting Influence of the War on PostWar British Film. New York and London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

Boyce, Michael W. “Bel and the Dragon” “Hallelujah” and “Eschatology” The Dictionary of the Bible and Western Culture: A Handbook for Students. Michael Gilmour and Mary Ann Beavis (Eds.) (Sheffield Phoenix Press; forthcoming 2012).


“ ‘It’s all in your mind:’ Memory, Female Identity and Narrative in Brief Encounter and The Lady Vanishes” Memory, Mediation, Remediation: An International Conference on Memory in Literature and Film at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo ON, May 2011

“ ‘Apocalypse? We’ve all been there’: Apocalypse and Apocalyptic narratives in pop culture” CISPCR Annual Conference, Oct 2009

Closely Watched: Trains and Female Subjects in Hitchcock’s The Lady Vanishes and David Lean’s Brief Encounter” FSAC Annual Conference,Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, May 2009

“Killing Alec Guinness” FSAC Annual Conference, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, June 2008.

“Adapting Dickens: Orphans, Parents, and Post-war Britain” Booth College Lecture Series, April 2008.

“Orphans and Vagabonds: Evacuated Children and David Lean’s Oliver Twist.” FSAC Annual Conference, Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, May 2007. 

“‘And no Man Would Rule the World’: Cleopatra, Politics and Philips’ Pompey.” Changing the Climate: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference on March 4-6, 1999 at the University of Saskatchewan.