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PhD with the Centre for Feminist Research | Goldsmiths College UoL

MRes Visual Culture | Goldsmiths College UoL

MA Gender, Media and Culture | Goldsmiths College UoL

BA History | University of Nottingham


Visiting Research Fellow | Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy | Columbia University, New York City (2023)

Convenor | Masters of Sex: Feminisms, Sexuality and the Archive | (2022 - ) 

Associate Lecturer | Design School | LCC University of the Arts (2021 - )

Associate Lecturer | Department of Media, Communications and Cultural Studies | Goldsmiths College UoL (2021 - )

Associate Lecturer | Department of Art/Critical Practice | Goldsmiths College, UoL (2021 - )

Editorial Member | Feminist Review Journal (2021 - 2023) Focus: Queer and Transgender Studies

Project Researcher: 'Feeling, Making and Imagining Time: Everyday temporal experiences in the Covid-19 pandemic' (2021 - 2022 )

British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant | Sociology Department | Goldsmiths College, UoL, London, UK

Project Researcher: 'Creating New Social Imaginaries and Critical Democratic Communities in Post-War Sri Lanka through traditional culture and art' | Social Imaginaries & Critical Democratic Communities Network, Sri Lanka | Goldsmiths College UoL, London, UK

Research Assistant: SG162969 ‘Cultures of Consent - Examining the Complexity of Sexual Misconduct and Power within Universities’ (2017)
British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grant | Media, Communications and Cultural Studies | Goldsmiths College, UoL, London, UK

Feminist Postgraduate Forum Coordinator (2017)

Centre for Feminist Research | Goldsmiths College, UoL, London, UK


Turner, C. (in progress) 'The Future of Transgender Studies in the UK' Special Issue: Speculative Media, Transgender Studies Quarterly.

Turner, C. (in progress) 'The Trans Space Invader' in Special Issue: 20 Years since 'Space Invaders,' European Journal of Cultural Studies 

Turner, C. (in progress, April 2024 publication) 'The Berlant Effect: Intellectual Devotion and the Academic Star System' in Special Issue: Tiger Beat Theory, The Dilletante Army.

Turner, C. (conference paper and edited collection chapter, May 2024) 'Untimely Activist Legacies, Linking HIV/AIDS, Covid19 and the Transgender Health Crisis' Conference: Everyday Digital Activism and Resistance, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, USA.​​

Coleman. R, Lyons, D & Turner, C. (forthcoming) 'Present Feelings, Feeling Presents: Liveness in Research on Time and Feeling during the Covid19 pandemic' Special Issue: Live Methods Revisited, The Sociological Review 

Turner, C. (2024). Review of Mad World: The Politics of Mental Health by Micha Frazer-Carroll. New Sociological Perspectives, 3(2), 79-82.

Turner, C. & Coleman, R. (2024) 'Genre Trouble, Feel Tanks and Memetic Flailing', Special Issue: Lauren Berlant and Media Studies, Media Theory , 7(2), 329-352. Retrieved:

'Guns Out' (2023) Lydia Garnett in conversation with Chloe Turner, [Exhibition Text] SomeSuchStories Issue 7 Launch, Young Space, London, 4 October 2023 

Turner, C. (2023) 'Feel Tanks' Encountering Berlant: Concepts Otherwise, The Geographical Journal Available from

'Close Shave' (2022) Lydia Garnett in conversation with Chloe Turner, [Exhibition Text] Toppins Studio, London, 20 October-17 November 2022.

Turner, C. (2022)  Leaking Across Time: Icy Lake and Kevin Aviance, Sonic Scope: New Approaches to Audiovisual Culture

Turner, C. (2021) 'Last Night A DJ Saved my Life' Metaphor as Metamorphosis: Art Journal, Issue 1: Summer

Turner, C. (2021) 'Lets gift our labour to each other ' How to be Un- Resting - Nocturnal Unrest Research Blog, Goethe Universitat, Frankfurt am Main.

Turner, C. (2021) 'Remixing as Reincarnation: Contagious trans*reproduction in the work of boychild,' Soapbox: Journal of Cultural Analysis, University of Amsterdam

Blackman, L. Gunaratnam Y. & Turner, C. (2018) 'Cultures of Consent: Examining the Complexity of Power and Sexual Misconduct,' Centre for Feminist Research Research Blog, Goldsmiths University of London 


Being Bent: 'Icy Lake,' Disco balls and Kevin Aviance | Queer Cultures Conference | University of Cambridge | 20 June 2022

Feel Tanks as Method: pace, spontaneity and rhythm | British Sociological Association 2022 Conference: Building Equality and Justice Now | 20-22 April 2022

Feeling, Making and Imagining Time: Using Mass Observation diaries and ‘Feel Tanks’ to explore the everyday experience of time in the Covid-19 pandemic | Research Methods Festival 2022 | 28 October 2021

There ain't no problem that I can't fix, I can do it in the mix | Following the Affective Turn Symposium | University of Brighton | 17 September 2021

An Open Source past: Sondra Perry and Remix Culture | Frames/Windows/Mirrors | NYU Cinema Studies | Tisch School of the Arts, New York University | 19-20 February 2021

I̶ ̶c̶r̶i̶t̶i̶q̶u̶e̶.̶.̶.̶I̶ ̶s̶t̶u̶d̶y̶.̶.̶.̶ I feel...I am accountable too | Undoing the Institution | Techne Conference 2020: On Transversality | 9-11 December 2020

Feel Tanks as Method: Why We Can't Wait Any Longer | Centre for Feminist Research | Goldsmiths College UoL | 5 November 2020

Assigned required reading for: MC53074A/MC71232A/MC71233A: Mediating Violence: Feminist, Queer, Decolonial Perspectives 2020/2021, BA & MA module in Media, Communications and Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths College UoL

Hormone therapy as ‘irreversible decision’/‘COVID19 magic bullet’: viral panic and trans*gender social death | Entanglement and Detachments in Global Politics | Millennium: Journal of International Studies, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) | 22-24 October 2020

Remixing as Reincarnation: Trans* temporal rebellion in the performance of boychild  | Revisions: Confronting the Past, Re-imagining the future | Warwick University | 1st July 2020

Trans* Exhaustion: A Monstrous Reclamation | Occupying the In-Between| M-A-R-S, Goldsmiths College UoL | 29 May 2020

Birthing Ourselves, Birthing Each Other | Trans Pregnancy: Fertility, Reproduction and Bodily Autonomy | University of Leeds |14-16 January 2020


Being, Making, Becoming: Women's Art Archives as Sites of Activation | In conversation with Dr Althea Greenan and Lauren Craig | Organised by Art360 Foundation and Hauser & Wirth Institute as part of the Extended Network Network at Flat Time House | 3 November 2022

Re-Imagining Education: A Critical History of the University | Discussant | Goldsmiths Community Solidarity Event | 7 October 2021

The F Less Travelled....with Dr Akanksha Mehta and Chloe Turner | Podcast Series | 20 September 2021 |

Pregnant Dancefloors and TransBirthings: A Conversation with Chloe Turner and D Mortimer | Stretch Marks by The Agency | Prelude to 'Where Life Begins' (2021) at Neumarkt Theatre, Zurich | 23 April 2021 |

Decolonising Fictions, Thesis Peripheries and Disordering Whiteness​ | Discussant along side: Dr Les Back, Dr Mark Johnson, Professor Alan Pickering, Professor Derval Turbidy, Dr Akanksha Mehta, Jeremiah Spillane, Dr Brett St Louis and Dr Elizabeth Williams. Chaired by Dr Yasmin Gunaratnam | Graduate School Seminar | Goldsmiths College UoL | 7 December 2020 |

Invited Seminars and Workshops

Feel Tank: Out of Time | Moving (across) Boundaries | Q+, University of Cambridge | 22 April 2022

Feel Tank: Feminist Burnout | MULTITUDE: Festival for Feminist and Intersectional Solidarity | Hannover, Germany | 24 September 2021

Feel Tank: Feminist Burnout | Nocturnal Unrest: A Feminist Festival for Theory, Performance and radical Flâneuserie | Frankfurt am Main, Germany | 22-24 May 2021

Feel Tank: Disenchantment in Research  | Methods LAB Public Programme | 19 March 2021

Feel Tank: Lockdown Lethargy  | CHASE Feminist Network Sharing Research and Practice | CHASE DTP | 26-27 February 2021

Feel Tanks as Method: Overworked and Underfunded  | 'Queer, feministisch, dekolonial: Intersektionale Impulse in de Geistewissenschaften' Postgraduate Departmental Series for the Institute of Theatre, Film and Media | Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany | 27 November 2020

Digital Classrooms: Feel Tank: Impasse | Introduction to Feminism and Cultural Theory (2020-21) | MA Gender, Media and Culture, Goldsmiths College UoL | 29 October 2020

Digital Classrooms Feel Tank: Disenchantment | SO71087A: Introduction to Feminism and Cultural Theory (2020-21) | MA Gender, Media and Culture, Goldsmiths College UoL | 29 October 2020

Feel Tanks as Method: Institutional Bad Feelings: ​(Staff) | Sociology Department: RDF Research (invited by Dr Yasmin Gunaratnam and Dr Kiran Grewal)  | Goldsmiths College UoL | 9 July 2020

Feel Tanks as Method : Institutional Bad Feelings: (Students) | Sociology Department: RDF Research (invited by Dr Yasmin Gunaratnam and Dr Kiran Grewal)| Goldsmiths College UoL | 1 July 2020

We owe each other everything - Trans*cestral longings and Feral desires Reading The Undercommons (2013) alongside Original Plumbing zines (2009-2019) Gender and Sexuality Seminar Series | University of Reading | 9 December 2019

Feel Tank: Burnout | Material: Creative Approaches to Research | Bath Spa University | 14 July 2018

Feel Tank Series // MäeCeramics Feel Tank #4 Irritation | Feminist Postgraduate Forum and Building Academic Communities, Goldsmiths College UoL | 28 June 2018

Public Feelings Goldsmiths: Feel Tank #3 Jealousy | Feminist Postgraduate Forum, Goldsmiths College UoL | 29 May 2018

Public Feelings Goldsmiths: Feel Tank #2 Being Stuck | Feminist Postgraduate Forum, Goldsmiths College UoL | 20 March 2018

Public Feelings Goldsmiths: Feel Tank #1 Exhaustion | Feminist Postgraduate Forum, Goldsmiths College UoL | 20 February 2018

Conference Coordination

CHASE "Material Benefits of the Immaterial: Academic Publishing in the Digisphere" | CHASE Doctoral Training Partnership Event | 10 September 2021

Innovative Methodologies for Research in Fashion Studies | Virtual Conference | Centre for Critical Fashion Studies | 24 November 2020

Public Feelings, Dissident Acts: Dismantling Cultures of Sexual Harassment in Universities | Centre for Feminist Research | Goldsmiths College UoL |  18 June 2018.

Tackling Sexual Harassment, Violence and Misconduct Workshop Day | University Strategy and Review Management | Goldsmiths College UoL | 12 June 2017

Sexual Harassment Culture in Higher Education | Centre for Feminist Research | Goldsmiths College | 21 March 2017

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