Author: 'Dumbstruck: A Cultural History Of Ventriloquism'

Honorary Associate Member of The Ventriloquist Club Of Great Britain


An Essential Book For The Ventriloquist's Library:


'Dumbstruck: A Cultural History Of Ventriloquism'

Author: Professor Steven Connor

Publd.  Oxford University Press (2000)

Steven Connor was born in Bognor Regis in 1955 and was educated at Christ's Hospital School, Bognor Regis Comprehensive School and Wadham College, Oxford, from where he graduated with a DPhil in 1979. He became a lecturer in English at Birkbeck College in 1979 and then subsequently Professor of Modern Literature and Theory. Since 2003, he has been the Academic Director of the London Consortium, a graduate programme in the study of culture taught in collaboration between Birkbeck, the Architectural Association, the Institute of Contemporary Arts, Tate and the Science Museum. His Dumbstruck: A Cultural History of Ventriloquism appeared from Oxford University Press in 2000. He has subsequently published books on the skin, flies and the imagination of the air. He is also a writer and broadcaster, who has written and presented a number of radio features on topics such as monsters, noise, corners and twilight. His website at makes available many essays, lectures and broadcasts, as well as the Dumbstruck Archive, a collection of historical texts relating to ventriloquism -

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We Have Pleasure In Announcing That Professor Steven Connor is an Honorary Associate Member of

The Ventriloquist Club of Great Britain 



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