Prof. Catherine Bernard

Faculty of English and American studies, University of Paris.

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Catherine Bernard is Professor of English literature and art history at the University of Paris. Her research has focused both on Modernism and on contemporary English fiction (Graham Swift, Peter Ackroyd, Martin Amis, Pat Barker, John Lanchester). She has also published extensively on contemporary art (Andy Warhol, David Hockney, Francis Bacon, but also Gillian Wearing or Rachel Whiteread). Her research hinges on the history of forms and aesthetics as well as the politics of form.