Loyola University Chicago

Department of English


Pamela L. Caughie

Title/s: Professor

Specialty Area: Modern literature, African-American literature and theory, postmodernism, feminist theory, women's studies, pedagogy

Office #: Crown Center 425

Phone: 82241

E-mail: pcaughi@luc.edu

CV Link: Caughie CV 2015


Recent Invited Lectures:

On or about December 2010, human character changed--again: "Modernism and Posthumanism"
Keynote lecture, "Intersections: Theory's Modernism and Modernism's Theory," University of Glasgow, December 11, 2010  

"Well, I've queered that": Modernism and Transgender, The Centre for the Study of Sexual Dissidence & Cultural Change and the Centre for Modernist and Contemporary Thought, University of Sussex, December 8, 2010

Co-PI, "Woolf Online: To the Lighthouse," NEH Scholarly Editions and Translations Grant Award, 2010-2012

Offices Held:
President, Modernist Studies Association (2010)

Graduate Program Director (2005-2014)

Director, Women's Studies Program (1998-2003)



Ph.D. University of Virginia (1987)

Research Interests

Modern British and American literature; postmodern literature and theory; feminist and gender theory; women's studies; pedagogy


Faculty Member of the Year, Loyola University Chicago, 2012

Graduate Faculty Member of the Year, The Graduate School, Loyola University Chicago, 2009

Selected Publications

Recent Publications:

"Virginia Woolf:  Radio, Gramophone, and Broadcasting."  in The Edinburgh Companion to Virginia Woolf, ed. Maggie Humm (Edinburgh UP, forthcoming April 2010).

"Audible Identities:  Passing and Sound Technologies."  Special issue of Humanities Research,
ed. Monique Rooney and Carolyn Strance (Australian National University, July 2010)

"Time's Exception," Modernism and Theory, ed. Stephen Ross (Routledge 2008):  207-34.

"Poststructuralist and Postmodernist Approaches to Virginia Woolf," in Palgrave Advances in Virgina Woolf Studies, ed. Anna Snaith (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2007):  143-68.

"The Example of Barbara Johnson." Special Issue on Barbara Johnson, ed. Elizabeth Weed and Ellen Rooney. Differences 17.3 (November 2006):  177-94.

"Modernism, Gender and Passing." edited and introduced, in Gender in Modernism: New Geographies; Complex Intersections. General Ed., Bonnie Kime Scott. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2006.

"Poststructuralist and Postmodernist Approaches to Virginia Woolf." The Palgrave Guide to Woolf Studies. Ed. Anna Snaith. New York: Palgrave, 2006.

"Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse." In The Blackwell Companion to Modernist Literature and Culture. Ed. Kevin Dettmar and David Bradshaw. New York: Blackwell Publishing, 2006.

"Passing as Modernism." Modernism/modernity 12.3 (September 2005): 385-406.  

Disciplining Modernism, edited and introduced (London: Palgrave/Macmillan, 2009)

Virginia Woolf in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, Ed. New York: Garland Publishing, 2000.

Passing and Pedagogy: The Dynamics of Responsibility. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999.

Virginia Woolf and Postmodernism: Literature in Quest and Question of Itself. Urbana: U of Illinois Press, 1991.