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English Department

PhD Workshop Celebrity Culture

The Doctoral Program in English and American Literary Studies presents a PhD Workshop on Celebrity Culture.

Friday, December 1st, 2017: 4.15pm – 6:30pm (PLH-1-102)

  • Prof Patricia Duncker: "Re-Imagining George Eliot: The Problems and Pleasures of Writing Neo-Victorian Fiction"

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017, 10:15am – 3:00pm: (PLH-1-102)

  • Prof Mary Luckhurst: "Actors, Acting and Ethics"
  • Prof Elisabeth Bronfen: "Madame President in Hollywood"
  • Dr Sandra Mayer: "I wish to act what I write: Disraeli’s ‘Autobiographical Life’ and Cross-Field Performances of Celebrity"

All interested students, members of staff and other guests are cordially invited to the guest lecture as well as the workshop.

Please register by sending an email to Stella Castelli:

Registration deadline: Wednesday, November 29th.