Dr Hazel Donkin
Dr Hazel Donkin completed her postgraduate studies in French Surrealism in 2010 and joined Durham University as a Teaching Fellow.
Dr Donkin contributes to all of the History of Art modules run by the School of Education, as well as the BA (Hons) Primary Education course at Queens campus and the MA Culture and Difference course run by the Modern Languages and Cultures department. Dr Donkin is a member of the Steering Committee of the post-graduate Centre for Visual Arts and Cultures (CVAC) and is the SCR Arts Secretary at University College. She is an associate of the Higher Education Academy and is currently the Visual Arts editor of the Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism
Dr Donkin's research interest is in the field of Surrealism. She would welcome applications from potential PhD candidates interested in research in visual culture of inter-war France and in all areas of Surrealism.
Journal papers: academic
- Donkin, H. (2013). Surrealism and (un)Happy Families: Banalite (1930). Rebus: A Journal of Art HIstory and Theory 6.
- Donkin, H. (2012). Ties that Bind Hans Bellmer's 'Tenir au Frais' to Heinrich von Kleist. History of Photography 36(4).
- Newton, D.P. & Donkin, H. (2011). Some notions of artistic creativity amongst history of art students acquired through incidental learning. International Journal of Education through Art 7(3): 283-298.