I am a Senior Research and Teaching Associate in English Literature at the University of Zurich and a Visiting Scholar at the Oxford Centre for Life-Writing at Wolfson College, University of Oxford.
On 4 November, I organised an OCLW/TORCH half-day colloquium exploring the relationship between life-writing and female celebrity. Selected podcasts from the event are available here.
On 27 May, I co-organised an OCLW/TORCH colloquium on "The Lives of Houses". Selected podcasts from the event are available here.
My guest-edited special issue on "Literary Celebrity and Politics" has been published in the "Forum" section of Celebrity Studies 8.1.
Together with Joanna Neilly, I am guest-editing a special issue on "The Author in the Popular Imagination" for Forum for Modern Language Studies (forthcoming in July 2018).
My article on Disraeli, celebrity and Victorian memorial culture has just been published in Journal of Victorian Culture.