British Association for American Studies


Lewis Kellett

Lewis Kellett is a fully funded PhD student and Graduate Teaching Assistant at Sheffield Hallam University. He is researching the Construction and Representation of Youth in 21st Century British Social Realist Cinema. He teaches in the Media and Communications department on a number of modules relating to his PhD. Recent achievements include; a book review in the Journal of British Cinema and Television, an appearance on a discussion panel ahead of a screening of Ken Loach’s Sorry We Missed You, and radio interview related to controversial film Blue Story and the representation of youth. Recent conference papers include, The Body as the Most Indisputable Materialisation of Class: An exploration of the Classed Body in Social Realism, presented at the Bodies of Knowledge conference at York St. John University. And, Girlhood and Class in Fish Tank presented at Assuming Gender at Cardiff University.

“Be Curious, Not Judgemental.” Influences of Positivity and Kindness in Ted Lasso

    In the summer of 2020, Ted Lasso, a sitcom centred around a former NBC soccer promoter, was released to both critical and commercial success and appeared to channel a […]