Affiliated honorary professors
The Department of Arts and Cultural Studies has four affiliated honorary professors, who are all internationally renowned experts on one of the research fields cultivated in the department. The honorary professors are appointed for a five-year period, and will regularly visit the department in this period to give lectures and interact with the scholars and students.
Christopher Prendergast is professor emeritus in French at King’s College Cambridge and a member of the British Academy. He is an expert on French literature and cultural history, has a wide ranging scholarly publication record, and is currently the general editor of the Penguin translation of Proust's A la recherche du temps perdu. Read more
Irit Rogoff is professor of Visual Culture at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is an active scholar publishing material on geographies, post-colonialism, art and critique, and not least curating. Read more
Christopher Innes is professor of English at York University, and Canada Research Chair in performance and culture. He has published more than a dozen scientific books as well as more than 100 articles on a wide range of topics relating to theater and performance studies. He is furthermore a member of the Royal Society of Canada, and the Royal Society of Arts (UK). Read more
Martin Stokes is King Edward VII professor of Music at King’s College London. He is an expert on ethnomusicology with a special interest in social and cultural history and theory, and has among other things published extensively on music in a cultural and political context in the Middle East. Read more