Jingan is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Film Studies at King’s College London. In October 2018, she upgraded to writing-up status for submission in 2019.
Her research focuses on the cinematic representations of London’s Soho in post-war British cinema. Her thesis ‘Soho on Screen’ is supervised by Dr. Mark Shiel and Dr. Lawrence Napper.
She has been a Graduate Teaching Assistant for the ‘Introduction to Film Studies’ module for the academic year 2016 – 2017, and in the Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries for the Research Approaches Module (MA in Arts Management). She has been a Study Skills Leader for King’s Academy since 2017. She has also acted as an assessor for the King’s Experience Awards from 2017 – present. She also runs writing workshops with King’s Career Services.
She has presented at numerous conferences, BAFTSS, Screen Studies, Jewish Film and New Media. Her work on Jewish Soho and cinema will be published in 2019 and she has contributed a chapter to a book on emigre directors. She also contributes to books on theatre.
She recently began a podcast dedicated to films about Soho. Episode 1 of #SohoBites features chief film critic for the Guardian newspaper Peter Bradshaw. The next series will be professionally produced by Dominic Delargy and will launch summer 2019.