professor of contemporary literature and thought, Royal Holloway, University of London
Robert Eaglestone is professor of contemporary literature and thought at Royal Holloway, University of London. He works on contemporary literature and literary theory, contemporary philosophy and on Holocaust and Genocide studies. He is the author of six books including The Holocaust and the Postmodern (2004), Contemporary Fiction (2013), The Broken Voice: reading Post-Holocaust literature (2017) and Doing English (fourth edition, 2017). He is the editor or co-editor of seven volumes, including Derrida’s Legacies (2008) and The Future of Trauma Theory (2013). His work has been translated into six languages. In 2014 he won a National Teaching Fellowship Award. He has spoken at many literary festivals and occasionally on Radio 4.
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Saturday 28 October, 12:00 Cinema 3
The academic roots of post-truth society