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Ann Ardis

Ann Ardis

IHRC Director and Vice Provost for Graduate & Professional Education

Ann Ardis has published extensively on British and American magazines and British literature and culture at the turn of the twentieth century. Her books and co-edited collections include: Modernism and Cultural Conflict (Cambridge University Press, 2002; rptd 2008); New Women, New Novels: Feminism and Early Modernism (Rutgers University Press, 1990), Transatlantic Print Culture: Emerging Media, Emerging Modernisms, 1880-1945 (co-edited with Patrick Collier) [Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), Women’s Experience of Modernity, 1874-1945 (co-edited with Leslie Lewis) [Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002], and Virginia Woolf Turning the Centuries (co-edited with Bonnie Kime Scott) [Pace University Press, 2000]. Recent articles include “Making Middlebrow Culture, Making Middlebrow Literary Texts Matter: The Crisis, Easter 1912,” Modernist Cultures (Spring 2011) and “Modernism and Democracy: The New Age Under A. R. Orage, 1907-1922,” The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines, Vol. 1 (2009).

In addition to serving as Deputy Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Dr. Ardis is one of three co-editors of Modernism/modernity and serves on the advisory boards of the Modernist Journals Project and Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies.

Dr. Ardis’ research has been funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities. A graduate of the University of Kansas, she earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in English Literature at the University of Virginia.