Marina Warner

Other activities

Teaching Posts

Marina Warner is currently the professor of English and Creative Writing at Birkbeck College, University of London and a Professorial Research Fellow, SOAS.

Trusteeships, Campaigns & Causes

Founder and organiser of of Stories in Transit, a project organising storytelling workshops in the UK and in Palermo, bringing young migrant students together with artists, writers and musicians. For more information see http://storiesintransit.org/info/about/

Fellow of the British Academy 2005.

Trustee of The National Portrait Gallery.

Patron, Bloodaxe Books, 2013 – ongoing.

Patron, Society for Story Telling, 2003 – ongoing.

Trustee, George Orwell Society, 2003 – ongoing.

Patron, Hosking Houses Trust, 2006 – ongoing.

President of the British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA) 2010-2013.

Member of the Editorial Board of the Sussex Centre journal and
member of the Advisory Board of Sussex Centre, 2012 – ongoing.

Trustee, Reprieve, 2008 – ongoing.

Honorary Fellow, London Institute of Pataphysics, 2007

Patron, Hypatia Trust, 1998 – ongoing.

Trustee, Artangel Trust, 1998-2004.

Trustee, Open Democracy, 2001-3.

Committee PEN, London, 2001-2004.

Patron, Wonderful Beast Theatre Company, 2001 – ongoing.

London Library, twice served.

Patron of the charities Reprieve, 2002 – ongoing.

Patron, Medical Foundation for the Victims of Torture, 2002 – ongoing.

Management Committee, Vice-President, National Council for One-Parent Families, 2000 – ongoing.

Gingerbread (Formed from the merger of the National Council for One Parent Families and Gingerbread), 1986-1996.

Literature Panel, Arts Council of Great Britain, 1993-7.

Executive Committee, Charter 88, 1992-7.

Curation

‘Memory Maps’, V&A Museum and The University of Essex – ongoing online exhibition

‘You Silently: Image-Object-Text’
University of Essex, 14th January – 16th February 2008
The Courtauld Library, June 2008

‘Only Make Believe – Ways of Playing’
Compton Verney Exhibitions, 25th March – 5th June 2005

‘Eyes, Lies and Illusions’
Hayward Gallery, London, October 7th 2004 – January 3rd 2005

‘Metamorphing: Transformation in science, art and mythology’
A Wellcome Trust Exhibition for the Science Museum London, 16th September 2002- 16th February 2003

‘The Inner Eye’
Hayward Touring Exhibitions, 1996-1997
Manchester City Art Galleries
Brighton Museum, Swansea Museum
Dulwich Picture Gallery