Senior Lecturer

Senior Lecturer in English and Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, 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 in Scandinavian 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.
 

Publications

Books

A Steady Flameless Light: The Phenomenology of Realness in Dorothy Canfield Fisher's The Brimming Cup, Her Son's Wife, and Rough-Hewn. Stockholm: Almquist & Wiksell International, 2002.

Articles

“The Virtue of Responsibility: Femininity, Temporality, and Space in Michael Cunningham’s The Hours Virtues and Passions in Literature: Excellence,
Courage, Engagements, Wisdom, Fulfilment. Analecta Husserliana: The Yearbook of Phenomenological Research.
Vol. XCVI. Ed. Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka. Dordrecht: Springer, 2008. pp. 159-167.
“In Search of a Moral Erotic Standard: Female Subjectivity and Eros in Dorothy Canfield Fisher's Rough-Hewn and The Brimming Cup The Enigma of Good And Evil: The Moral Sentiment in Literature. Analecta Husserliana: The Yearbook of Phenomenological Research. Vol. LXXXV. Ed. Anna-Teresa Tymienecka. Dordrecht: Springer, 2005. pp. 573-583
“A Paradox of Love: The Manifestation of Life and the Moral Sentiment in
Dorothy Canfield Fisher's Her Son's Wife
The Enigma of Good And Evil: The Moral Sentiment in Literature. Analecta Husserliana: The Yearbook of Phenomenological Research. Vol. LXXXV. Ed. Anna-Teresa Tymienecka. Dordrecht: Springer, 2005. pp. 29-45.
“A Trace of Joy: Female Sexuality and Meaning in The Brimming Cup and Rough-Hewn Dorothy Canfield Fisher Newsletter. Vol. 10, Winter 2003. pp. 2-6.
“The Question of Presence in Two Novels by Dorothy Canfield Fisher: A
Reading Based on Emmanuel Levinas and Michel Henry”
Phenomenological Inquiry. Vol.24, October, 2000. pp. 92-117.

 

Awards and Recognition

The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation, 1998-2001
The Sweden-America Foundation, 1997-1998
Stockholm University Donationsstipendium, 1995-1997
Outstanding Woman Faculty Award, UVM, 2013

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Women in literature, Modern literature and philosophy, Women’s and Gender Studies
 

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Stockholm, 2004

Contact

Phone:
  • (802) 656-1256
Office Location:

331 Old Mill

Office Hours:

Fall 2019: TBA by appointment

Courses Taught

  • Ecofeminism
  • Written Expression
  • Women in Literature
  • Adventures in Perception in 20th Century Literature and Philosophy
  • Introduction to Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies
  • Gender and Equality in Scandinavia
  • Introduction to Women's Studies
  • Dorothy Canfield Fisher