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Christa Zorn Ph.D.

Professor of English

Knobview Hall 200D
Phone: (812) 941-2685
czorn@ius.edu

Academic Background

  • Doctorate

    • University of Florida, Gainesville, United States
    • Doctorate in English
  • Masters

    • Hamburg University, Hamburg, Germany
    • Masters in English and History
  • Bachelors

    • Hamburg University, Hamburg, Germany
    • Bachelors in English

Professional Interests

Teaching

19th and 20th century British and European literature and culture; literary theory; women and literature; modernism; theater; interdisciplinary studies

Research

Literature of World War I; 19th & 20th century British and Continental literature; women’s writing; G.B. Shaw; Vernon Lee; public intellectuals

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Christa Zorn. (2016). Bernard Shaw’s Staging of Capitalism: ‘Money is not made in the Light.'. SHAW: The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies, 36 (1), 142-63.
  • Christa Zorn. (2015). Geneva or the Failure of Reason. SHAW: The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies, 34 (1), 107-126.
  • Christa Zorn. (2010). Staging the Public Sphere: Karl Kraus and Romain Rolland’s Critical Theatre in World War I. Text and Presentation, 7 (7), 54-68.
  • Christa Zorn. (2008). Cosmopolitan Shaw and the Transformation of the Public Sphere. SHAW: The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies, 28 (1), 188-208.
  • Christa Zorn. (2008). Globalisierung und Kosmopolitismus: Englands Intellektuelle im Ersten Weltkrieg. Ulfried Reichardt (ed), Die Vermessung der Globalisierung: Kulturwissenschaftliche Perspektiven. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 1 (1), 179-99.
  • Christa Zorn. (2006). The Cosmopolitan Intellectual during World War I. Serena Cenni and Elisa Bizzotto (eds), Vernon Lee e Firenze settant’ anni dopo: Atti del convegno internazionale di studi Firenze 26-27-28 maggio 2005. Consiglio Florence: Regionale della Toscana, 1 (1), 255-69.

Books

  • Herward Sieberg and Christa Zorn (eds).. (2014). The Anglo-German Correspondence between Vernon Lee and Irene Forbes-Mosse: Women Writers’ Friendship Transcending Enemy Lines.. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen Press.
  • Christa Zorn. (2003). Vernon Lee: Aesthetics, History, and the Victorian Female Intellectual. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press.

Campus Events

Boot Camp for Online Courses

Boot Camp for Online Courses

December 12th, 2019

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

CSF Christmas Party

CSF Christmas Party

December 12th, 2019

6:45 PM - 8:30 PM

Final exams

Final exams

December 13th, 2019

All day event

Final exams

Final exams

December 14th, 2019

All day event

Final exams

Final exams

December 15th, 2019

All day event

Final exams

Final exams

December 16th, 2019

All day event

VOA Fit: FREE HIV TESTING

VOA Fit: FREE HIV TESTING

December 16th, 2019

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Final exams

Final exams

December 17th, 2019

All day event

M.S.Ed. - Counseling Major - Advising Session

M.S.Ed. - Counseling Major - Advising Session

December 18th, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Women’s Basketball vs. Brescia University

Women’s Basketball vs. Brescia University

December 19th, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

(RV)Men’s Basketball vs. Brescia University

(RV)Men’s Basketball vs. Brescia University

December 19th, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Faculty deadline for submitting final grades

Faculty deadline for submitting final grades

December 20th, 2019

All day event

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