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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

Facebook Virtual Involvement Fair

Facebook Virtual Involvement Fair

January 22nd, 2021

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

January 22nd, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Magic Night In with Daniel Martin (virtual)

Magic Night In with Daniel Martin (virtual)

January 25th, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Lunch and Learn - Admissions Information

Lunch and Learn - Admissions Information

January 26th, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

January 26th, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch and Learn - Housing and Residence Life

Lunch and Learn - Housing and Residence Life

January 28th, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

January 29th, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Women’s Basketball vs. Oakland City

Women’s Basketball vs. Oakland City

January 30th, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Lunch and Learn - Admissions Information

Lunch and Learn - Admissions Information

February 2nd, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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