Dr. Hannah Roche is Senior Lecturer in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture at the University of York. She is the author of The Outside Thing: Modernist Lesbian Romance (Columbia University Press, 2019) and co-editor of the first Oxford World’s Classics edition of Radclyffe Hall’s The Well of Loneliness (forthcoming in 2024). Hannah is currently writing a book on queer homemaking.
Emma Felin is a DPhil candidate researching modernist women’s poetry and perception in the English Faculty at the University of Oxford, where she co-convenes the Modern and Contemporary Literature Graduate Forum. Her research interests largely centre on the nexus between psychology, philosophy, and poetry at the turn of the twentieth century and beyond. In addition to writing her doctoral thesis, Emma has published work on Virginia Woolf in the Journal of Modern Literature and Marianne Moore in Modernist Cultures.
Karina Jakubowicz is a writer and academic who teaches at Florida State University on their London Campus. She also gives lectures for Literature Cambridge and teaches at their Virginia Woolf Summer School. Her PhD was on gardens in the work of Virginia Woolf, and a monograph based on this research is forthcoming with EUP in 2022. Her research deals with the themes of landscape, horticulture, and gardening in literature, but she has also worked on subjects as wide-ranging as supernatural literature, film adaptation, and religion and belief in the twentieth century. She has published widely on the work of several modernist authors including Katherine Mansfield, and recently co-edited a volume of essays on the theme of heresy, titled Heresy and Borders in the Twentieth Century (Routledge, 2021). She is also the host and producer of the Virginia Woolf Podcast, which is available at https://www.literaturecambridge.co.uk/podcasts.
Director of Studies and Chair
Dr Tara Stubbs is an Associate Professor in English Literature and Creative Writing at OUDCE, and a Fellow of Kellogg College Oxford. For 2017–2020 she was the Academic Programme Director of the Rothermere American Institute, Oxford. Her first book was American Literature and Irish Culture, 1910–1955 (2013), which was re-issued in paperback in 2017. Her interests include American and Irish literature, modernism and poetry, and she has published widely in these fields. In 2017 she co-edited the essay collection Navigating the Transnational in Modern American Literature and Culture (2017), and her second monograph, published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2020, was The Modern Irish Sonnet: Revision and Rebellion.