Duke University Linguistics Program

  • Kathy A Psomiades

  • Associate Professor
  • English
  • 308 Allen Building
  • Campus Box 90015
  • Phone: (919) 684-5444
  • Fax: 919-684-4871
  • Office Hours: Fall 2014
    Mondays and Wednesdays 3-4:30pm
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Specialties

    • British Literature
    • Victorian Literature
  • Research Summary

    British Literature; Victorian Literature
  • Research Description

    Kathy Psomiades works on Victorian literature and culture. She is author of Beauty's Body: Femininity and Representation in British Aestheticism (Stanford, 1997), and co-editor, with Talia Schaffer of Women and British Aestheticism (Virginia, 1999). She has been the recipient of an NEH fellowship, and a Kaneb award for undergraduate teaching at the University of Notre Dame. Her current book project, Primitive Marriage: Victorian Anthropology and the Novel, examines the intersections between the novel and anthropology in the second half of the nineteenth century.
  • Education

      • Ph.D.,
      • Yale University
  • Teaching

    • ENGLISH 182S.01
      • READING HISTORICALLY
      • Allen 317
      • MW 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
    • ENGLISH 247.01
      • VICTORIAN LIT
      • Allen 326
      • MW 04:40 PM-05:55 PM