Faculty & Staff

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Eve Sorum, PhD

  • Associate Professor of English, College of Liberal Arts
  • Telephone: 617-287-6753
  • Office Location: Wheatley Hall,06,00002

Areas of Expertise

Modernist literature; modern poetry; Virginia Woolf; empathy and literature; modernism and elegy; literature of World War I


PhD, University of Michigan

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Book Reviews

“Parade’s End.” Consequence Magazine 4.1 (Spring 2012): 233-238.

Courses Taught

Graduate Courses 
Engl 697 Modernism and Visual Culture
Engl 648 Modernism in Literature 
Engl 645 Modern Poetry
Engl 628 Virginia Woolf and E. M. Forster
Engl 696 Independent Study: Modernism, Mourning, and the Great War

Undergraduate Courses
Engl 466 Advanced Special Topics: Transatlantic Modernisms
Engl 463 Advanced Studies in Prose: Modernism and World War I 
Engl 462 Advanced Studies in Poetry: The Poetry Wars
Engl 386 Virginia Woolf
Engl 362 Modern British Poetry
Engl 183G Literature and Society: Writing Modern War 

Current Projects

Chapter on "Psychology, Psychoanalysis, and the New Subjectivities of the Early-Twentieth Century in relation to The Waste Land” for a Cambridge Companion to The Waste Land, ed. Gabrielle McIntyre, (Cambridge University Press).

Chapter on “Empathy, Trauma, and the Space of War in Parade’s End” for a collection on War and the Mind: Ford Madox Ford, Parade's End, and Psychology (proposal submitted to Palgrave).

Book project: Modernist Empathy: Terrains of Loss