Anne E. Fernald
I am the author of Virginia Woolf: Feminism and the Reader (2006), editor of the Cambridge University Press Mrs. Dalloway (2014), editor of a special issue of Modern Fiction Studies on Women’s Fiction, New Modernist Studies and Feminism (Summer 2013). I teach English and Women's Studies at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center campus where I served as the Writing Director (in charge of freshman Composition & Rhetoric) for over a decade. I am currently (AY 2017-18) Acting Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences Faculty. From May 2015 to May 2017, I served as President of the Faculty Senate. I grew up in Seattle and am a proud alum of Garfield High School and Wellesley College. Now, I live with my husband and our two daughters in New Jersey.
- Spring 2016: Senior Values Seminar: Literature of Peace and War
- Fall 2015: Practicum only
- Spring 2015: research leave
- Fall 2014: The Literature of World War I
- Spring 2014: Experimental History & Literature course for ESL students
- Fall 2013: Transatlantic Modern Women (faculty exchange at The Juilliard School)
- I also co-teach the teaching practicum (for GSAS Ph.D. candidates every semester
Email: fernald [at] fordham [dot] edu
English Department, Lowenstein 924
Fordham University, LIncoln Center
113 W 60th St.
New York NY 10023
- Yale University, Ph.D. December 1994
- Wellesley College, B.A. June 1988
Books & editions
- Editor, The Cambridge Edition of Mrs. Dalloway. (Cambridge, 2014).
- Virginia Woolf: Feminism and the Reader (Palgrave 2006).
- Co-editor, The Norton Reader, 13th edition, with Linda Peterson, John Brereton, Melissa Goldthwaite, and Joe Bizup. 2011. (14th edition in progress)
- “Woolf and Intertextuality,” Virginia Woolf in Context. Susan Sellers and Jane Goldman, eds. Cambridge UP. 2012. 52-64.
- "Modernism and Tradition," Approaching Modernism, Astradur Eysteinsson and Vivian Liska, eds. A Comparative History of Literatures in European Languages. vol. 21. Antwerp: John Benjamins, 2007. 157-71.
- “Woolfian Resonances,” Blackwell Literature Compass. 4.1 (January 2007).
- "A Feminist Public Sphere? Virginia Woolf's Revisions of the Eighteenth Century," Feminist Studies. 31.1 (Spring 2005): 158-82.
- "Out of It: Alienation and Coercion in D. H. Lawrence," Modern Fiction Studies 49.2 (2003) 183-203
- “A Room of One’s Own, Personal Criticism, and the Essay,” Twentieth Century Literature. 40. 2 (Summer 1994): 165-89.
Selected Conference Papers and Talks
- 2012 “Modernist Women Writers and the Big Bad Woolf,” British Women’s Writers Conference, Boulder
- 2011 “Mrs. Dalloway and The Common Reader,” Colloquio Internacional Montevideana VII, Montevideo, Uruguay
- 2010 “Taxi! The Modern Taxicab as Feminist Heterotopia,” MSA, Victoria, B.C.
- 2010 “On Traffic Lights and Full Stops: Editing Mrs. Dalloway," New York Public Library
- 2010 “Rethinking Rethinking the Assignment: Putting Student Writing at the Center of the WAC Workshop,” CCCC, Louisville
- 2009 “Semi-colons and Major Changes: Editing Mrs. Dalloway,” Society for Textual Studies, New York
Link to .pdf of full c.v.