Find out more about the people contributing to the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Arts and Languages.
Since its establishment in 2005, the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Arts and Languages has been directed by Professor Frank Mort (2005-08), Professor Janet Wolff (2008-2010), Professor Jackie Stacey (2010-2015), and Dr Francesca Billiani (2015-2018). The current director of CIDRAL, since 2018, is Dr David Alderson.
Dr David Alderson
Dr David Alderson has been director of CIDRAL since 2018.
Dr Francesca Billiani
Dr Francesca Billiani was the Director of CIDRAL 2015-2018 and Senior Lecturer in Italian Studies.
Janet Wolff, Professor Emerita
Janet Wolff is Professor Emerita in English, American Studies and Creative Writing.
Professor Frank Mort
Frank Mort is Professor of Cultural Histories and Director of Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in the Arts (CIDRA).
Professor Jackie Stacey
Professor Jackie Stacey is Professor of Media and Cultural Studies.
The CIDRAL Management Committee, chaired by the Director of Cidral, Dr Francesca Billiani, meets twice a semester and includes representatives from all Subjects in the School.
The 2015-16 Management Committee includes:
- Dr Francesca Billiani
- Prof Barry Cooper
- Prof Laura Doan
- Dr Lauren Fonteyn
- Prof Roy Gibson
- Prof Dee Reynolds
- Dr Philipp Roessner
- Tristan Burke