Humboldt State University

Janet Winston

 

English Faculty: Literary Studies
Dr. Janet Winston, EnglishJanet Winston
Cultural Studies, Postcolonial Feminist Studies, British Modernism, and Queer Studies

Founders Hall 213
707.826.3913
winston@humboldt.edu

Professor
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Current Research, Scholarly Interests, and Related Activities:
Queen Victoria, Race, and Visual Culture; Virginia Woolf Studies; Queer of Color Critque

Courses Taught:

  • Literature, Identity, and Representation
  • Lesbian Texts/Queer Theories
  • Postcolonial Perspectives
  • Sexology and Literary Scandal
  • Art, War, and Politics in Modernist Literature
  • Introduction to Cultural Studies
  • Englishness and Otherness in Modernist Britain
  • 21st-Century Virginia Woolf

Publications:

  • Woolf's To the Lighthouse. Reader’s Guides series on key texts in literature and philosophy. London: Continuum Books, 2009.

  • Difficult SilencesAcademe: Bulletin of the American Association of University Professors (July-August 2006): 64-67.

  • "Reading Influences: Homoeroticism and Mentoring in Katherine Mansfield’s ‘Carnation’ and Virginia Woolf’s ‘Moments of Being: Slater’s Pins Have No Points.’” Virginia Woolf: Lesbian Readings. Ed. Eileen Barrett and Patricia Cramer. The Cutting Edge: Lesbian Life and Literature Series.  Ed. Karla Jay. New York University Press, 1997. 57-77. Reprinted in Short Story Criticism: Criticism of the Works of Short Fiction Writers, Vol. 81. Ed. Thomas J. Schoenberg and Lawrence J. Trudeau. New York: Thomson Gale Publishers, 2005. 45-54.

  • “Queen Victoria in the Funnyhouse: Adrienne Kennedy and the Rituals of Colonial Possession.” Remaking Queen Victoria. Ed. Margaret Homans and Adrienne Munich. Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture Series. Ed. Gillian Beer and Catherine Gallagher. Cambridge University Press, 1997. 235-57.

  • “‘Something Out of Harmony’: To the Lighthouse and the Subject(s) of Empire.” Woolf Studies Annual 2 (1996): 39-70. Reprinted in part in Virginia Woolf: To the Lighthouse, The Waves. Ed. Jane Goldman. Series Ed. Richard Beynon. Columbia Critical Guides Series. Columbia University Press, 1998. Icon Critical Guides Series. Cambridge: Icon Books, 1997. 159-67.