University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies

Interim Director, Annika Ljung-Baruth, Ph.D.

Annika Ljung-Baruth

Annika Ljung-Baruth, Senior Lecturer, Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies Program

Senior Lecturer of English

  • M.A. and Ph.D., Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
  • B.A. Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
Area of expertise

Women's and Gender Studies and 20th Century Women in Literature

Contact Information
Email: annika.ljung-baruth@uvm.edu

Office Hours: by appointment

Annika Ljung-Baruth: Senior Lecturer in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies and Senior Lecturer in English, specializes in 20th century literature and phenomenology, the representation of women in literature and in the media, and feminist theory and philosophy. Current research areas include the field of ecofeminism, and the connection between the oppression of women and the exploitation of nature in Western society and globally. An additional research area is the development of feminism as a component of public policy and culture in Scandinavian social democratic societies.

Annika Ljung-Baruth has received scholarships from Stockholm University, The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation, and The Sweden-America Foundation. Recent articles include "The Virtue of Responsibility: Femininity, Temporality, and Space in Michael Cunningham's The Hours" and "In Search of a Moral Erotic Standard: Female Subjectivity and Eros in Dorothy Canfield Fisher's Rough-Hewn and The Brimming Cup", both published in Springer's book series Analecta Husserliana.