Dr Marco Bernini

Dr Marco Bernini

Marco Bernini is a former Junior Research Fellow and now a Research Associate in the English Studies Department at Durham University. He is a core member of the interdisciplinary project on auditory verbal hallucinations ‘Hearing the Voice’. He is also a member of the ‘Narrative and Complex Systems’ project in the Interdisciplinary Centre for Narrative Studies at the University of York. His research interests are equally partitioned into narrative theory (in particular cognitive narratology), modernist fiction (notably Samuel Beckett), and cognitive science. He is now working on a monograph on Samuel Beckett and cognition titled “Beckett and the Cognitive Method”. He has published or has forthcoming articles in Samuel Beckett Today/ Aujourd’hui, Style, the European Journal of English Studies, WIRES Cognitive ScienceSchizophrenia Bulletin, and Consciousness and Cognition.  He has a co-authored with Marco Caracciolo a book on literature and cognitive science (2013).