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Ann Ardis

Ann Ardis

IHRC Director and Deputy Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

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.