Clare L. E. Foster is a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at CRASSH, University of Cambridge, researching a concept of 'the original’ particular to the West, and the nineteenth-century, and writing a book about the history of the concept of adaptation, Recognition Capital. Founding co-convenor of the Cambridge Interdisciplinary Performance Network, she argues for the importance of viewing artworks and other forms of public statement in terms of the audiences they imply. These research interests arise from her career as a screenwriter, playwright, and dramaturge.
British Academy Fellow
October 2017 - July 2018