Jingan is currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Film Studies at King’s College London (expected completion date 2019). Her thesis ‘Soho on Screen’ is supervised by Dr. Mark Shiel and Dr. Lawrence Napper.
She has presented her research at numerous institutions and conferences included University College London (Urban Lab), Literary London 2017/Institute of Education at Senate House, KCL/UCL Mapping Workshop, University of York & East Anglia AHRC funded 1960s British Cinema Project Symposium. She was also invited to lead a workshop/reading group with Literary London Society at Senate House in 2017 and has presented more recently at BAFTSS 2018, the first international British Jewish Contemporary Cultures Conference at the University of Bangor and the 28th International SCREEN Studies Conference 2018 in June.
Teaching positions include: Graduate Teaching Assistant for the academic year 2016 – 2017 for the Introduction to Film Studies module ‘Forms & Contexts’. In the summer of 2017 she was selected to assist the Film Studies Department in completing their MyReadingLists for the 17-18 academic year (paid position). She is also a King’s Study Skills Leader (2018 – 2019) and an examiner for the King’s Cultural Awards.
In 2017 she launched a blog Soho on Screen which chronicles her final year and includes chapter excerpts, articles, original videos, filmographies and more on this severely under-represented area of London in cinema. She also tweets updates for her ongoing explorations @sohoonscreen