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Sarah Cole

Research interests

British, Irish and Global Literature and Culture of the 20th Century War and Peace Science and Literature Violence and Literature Europe of the 20th and 21st Centuries

biography

Sarah Cole is Parr Professor of English and Comparative Literature and Dean of the Humanities. As a specialist in literary modernism, she is co-founder of the comprehensive NYNJ Modernism seminar. She teaches courses on literary modernism and other 19th and 20th century topics including war and violence, body and sexuality, Irish literature, and author-focused courses on Woolf, Eliot, Wells, Joyce, and others. She is the author of three books Inventing Tomorrow: H. G. Wells and the 20th Century (Colombia, 2019), At the Violet Hour: Modernity and Violence in England and Ireland (Oxford, Modernist Literature and Culture Series, 2012) and Modernism, friendship between men and the First World War (Cambridge, 2003) and has published articles in journals such as PMLA, Modernism / Modernity, Modernist Cultures, Modern Fiction Studies and ELH as well as in anthologies.

Professor Cole has a longstanding interest in war and, as dean of the humanities, founded the Humanities War and Peace Initiative. She is currently working on a book about imagining the future.

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Professor Cole received a Guggenheim Fellowship. Your Ph.D. graduated from the University of California, Berkeley (1997) and received her B.A. from Williams College (1989).

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