Jane Garrity
Associate Professor

Office: Hellems 125

Jane Garrity received her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley and has taught at CU-Boulder since 1994. Currently the Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies, she has taught a wide range of courses on twentieth-century British literature and culture and is a recipient of the Boulder Faculty Assembly’s Excellence in Teaching Award (2001).

She is the author of Step-Daughters of England: British Women Modernists and the National Imaginary (2003) and the co-editor of Sapphic Modernities: Sexuality, Women, and National Culture (2006). She has published articles on modernist women writers, queer modernism, empire and mass culture, early twentieth-century gay and lesbian literature, modernist magazines, and modernism and fashion. Her essays have appeared in Modernism/ModernityModern Fiction Studies, Literature Compass, and in many edited collections. Her most recent essay is titled “Global Objects in The Waves” and has been published in A Companion to Virginia Woolf(2016). Her current book project is titled Fashioning Bloomsbury and examines how clothing represents an embodied form of aesthetics for the Bloomsbury Group that reflects complex figurations of imperial-era identity. She is also co-editing a special issue of ELN: English Language Notes on the topic of “Fashion’s Borders” (Spring 2018).

Areas of Specialty

  • British Literature
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Modern and Contemporary Literature