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Sarah Cornish

Associate Professor

College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Contact Information

(970) 351-1478
(970) 351-3378
Ross 1180C
Office Hours
no office hours - spring 20
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
English Department
Campus Box 109
Greeley, CO 80639


Professional/Academic Experience

Other Experience

Dr. Cornish is faculty advisor for UNC’s International Film Series (IFS),  is co-director of the Department of English’s Writing Internship Program, and serves as secretary and member of the board for Greeley’s annual Go West Film Festival

Research/Areas of Interest

British and American (transatlantic) modernism; women writers; “the middlebrow”; literary and social culture of the interwar period; urban and space/place theory; architecture and the built environment; feminist theory; phenomenology of the city; women in the city; visual culture and spectacle; film history and theory (in particular French New Wave, British Cinema, and Pre-Code Hollywood); the digital turn (practices in Digital Humanities, multimodality, remediation).

Publications/Creative Works

Cornish, Sarah. “‘Quota Quickies Threaten Audience Intelligence Levels!’: The power of the screen in Betty Miller’s Farewell Leicester Square.” Virginia Woolf and Her Female Contemporaries. ed. Julie Vandivere. Clemson: Clemson UP and Oxford Scholarship Online. (forthcoming Spring 2016) [4000 wds.]

Cornish, Sarah. “Imagined Ineffable Space: Virginia Woolf’s Architectural Release in ‘America, Which I Have Never Seen.’” Virginia Woolf Miscellany 87 (Spring/Summer 2015) 26-28. Print. [4200 wds.]

Cornish, Sarah. Rev. The Multispecies Salon. Ed. Eben Kirksey. (Durham: Duke UP, 2014) Rocky Mountain Review 69:2 (Fall 2015).

Cornish, Sarah. Rev. The Graphic Canon. Vols. 1-3. Ed. Russ Kick (New York: Seven Stories P, 2012-13) Rocky Mountain Review 69:2 (Fall 2015).

Cornish, Sarah. Rev. Hold it Against Me: Difficulty and Emotion in Contemporary Art. Jennifer Doyle. (Durham: Duke UP, 2013). Rocky Mountain Review 69:1 (Spring 2015).

Cornish, Sarah. Rev. Object Lessons. Robyn Wiegman. (Durham: Duke UP, 2012) vii + 398. Rocky Mountain Review 68:2 (Fall 2014).

Cornish, Sarah. Rev. Contradictory Woolf: Selected Papers from the 21st Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf Eds. Derek Ryan and Stella Bolaki. (Clemson: Clemson U Digital P, 2012) xvi. + 310. Woolf Studies Annual 19: (2013).

Cornish, Sarah and Elizabeth Evans, eds. Woolf and the City: Selected Papers from the 19th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf. Clemson: Clemson UP, 2010.

Cornish, Sarah. Rev. Essay. Manipulating Masculinities: War and Gender in Modern British and American Literature. Kathy J. Phillips (New York: Palgrave, 2006) and Modernism, Race and Manifestos. Laura Winkiel. (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2008). Woolf Studies Annual 16: (2010). 195-200.

Cornish, Sarah. Rev. Modernism and the Locations of Literary Heritage. Andrea Zemgulys (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2008) v. + 247. Woolf Studies Annual 15: (2009). 216-20.

Honors and Awards

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