Chloe Turner

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Chloe Turner is a writer and researcher, based in London and working internationally. Turner is currently completing a PhD with the Centre for Feminist Research at Goldsmiths, University of London on the politics of trangender misinformation. Turner was a 2023 Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy at Columbia University, New York. Turner's writing can be found or is forthcoming in Media Theory, The Sociological Review, The Geographical Journal, European Journal of Cultural Studies and New Sociological Perspectives. Turner's long running project Feel Tanks (2018 - ) has been supported by multiple British Academy/Leverhulme Trust research projects (2019 & 2021-2022) and AHRC funded research projects (2020), the most recent being 'Feeling, Making, Imagining Time: Everyday Temporal Experiences in the Covid-19 Pandemic,' with Professor Rebecca Coleman (University of Bristol) and Dr Dawn Lyons (University of Kent), with further projects under consideration for 2025 and beyond.

Berlant, Academic Stardom, and Devotional Publics

Chloe Turner examines the contradictions of academic stardom and the way the mythic status of the celebrity theorist can sometimes drown out the potential of the theory.

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