Lucy Bolton
The posthumous phenomenology of the star biopic: Kristen Stewart as Jean Seberg
Friday, May 26 • 2:00 pm – 2:40 pm (CEST) || keynote speech

Lucy Bolton is Reader in Film Studies at Queen Mary University of London, where she teaches and researches film and philosophy and film stardom. She has published widely in these fields and is currently working on a monograph on philosophy and film stardom combined.

She is co-editor with Julie Lobalzo Wright of Lasting Screen Stars: Images that Fade and Personas that Endure (Palgrave 2016), author of Contemporary Cinema and the Philosophy of Iris Murdoch (EUP 2019), and of Film and Female Consciousness: Irigaray, Cinema, and Thinking Women (Palgrave 2011).

Her most recent publications include a chapter on the ethics of care and Carol Morley’s film Dreams of a Life, in a book she has co-edited with Robert Sinnerbrink and David Martin-Jones which is out very soon, Contemporary Screen Ethics: Absences, Identities, Belonging, Looking Anew (EUP 2023) and a chapter on Murdochian Film Phenomenology and Mary Magdalene in Philosophy of Film without Theory, edited by Britt Harrison and Craig Fox (Palgrave 2023).

She is currently writing a monograph on film philosophy and film stardom, provisionally titled Philosophy and Film Stardom: Ethics, Aesthetics, Phenomenologies.