Staff Directory

Last Updated

22/11/2018

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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN6 7TS
United Kingdom

About Ruth Charnock

Ruth Charnock is a Senior Lecturer in the School of English and Journalism. She specialises in contemporary literature [particularly contemporary American literature], feminism, popular culture, psychoanalysis and affect theory. She welcomes PhD students on these or related topics.

Department Responsibilities

Level Two Tutor.

Subject Specialism

Contemporary American literature, modernism, popular culture, psychoanalysis, feminism, the body, critical theory, popular music, affect, queer theory.

Qualifications

  • DPhil — University of Sussex, 2011
  • M.A — University of East Anglia, 2005
  • B.A — University of East Anglia, 2004

Awards

  • Santander Mobility Fund — Santander,
  • Doctoral Awards — AHRC,

Consultancy

Associate Artist at Mansions of the Future. TEDx speaker. Reviewer: C21 journal, Contemporary Women’s Writing and Journal of Gender Studies Organiser: What Happens Now, 2016. Organiser: Court and Spark: An International Symposium on the Work of Joni Mitchell, July 3rd 2015 at the University of Lincoln: https://courtandsparksymposium.wordpress.com/ Consultant: The Erotic Adventures of Anais Nin, Sky Arts, July 2015.

Orcid ID

0000-0002-6657-0431

Research Interests

  • affect theory

  • American Literature

  • contemporary literature

  • Critical Theory

  • Feminism

  • life writing

  • Modernism

  • popular culture

  • Psychoanalysis

  • queer theory

  • writing the body

Research in the Lincoln Repository


Professional Affiliations

Activities

TEDx speaker, November 2017: 'Bad Sex (Scenes)'. [See link under 'Research' tab for video]. I am an Associate Artist at the Mansions of the Future. https://mansionsofthefuture.org/about