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Cristina Richieri Griffin

Assistant Professor, General Faculty

Bryan Hall 120

Office Hours: Tuesdays 9:00–10:00am (zoom) and Tuesdays 10:00–11:00am (in-person)
Class Schedule: Tuesdays: 12:30–1:45pm, 2:00–3:15pm, Thursdays: 9:30–10:45am, 12:30–1:45pm

19C British, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Novel, Literature Pedagogy

PhD, UCLA 2015
BA, Stanford University 2007
Selected Publications
“George Eliot’s Feuerbach: Senses, Sympathy, Omniscience, and Secularism” in George Eliot, Middlemarch: Norton Critical Edition, ed. Ronjaunee Chatterjee (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, forthcoming 2024).
The Mill on the Floss and Intimacy” in Oxford Handbook of George Eliot, eds. Juliette Atkinson and Elisha Cohn (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2024).
"George Eliot's Feuerbach: Senses, Sympathy, Omniscience, and Secularism," ELH 84.2 (Summer 2017): 475–502.
"Experiencing History and Encountering Fiction in Vanity Fair," Victorian Studies 58.3 (Spring 2016): 412–35.
"Writing the Rhythms of the Womb: Alice Meynell's Poetics of Pregnancy," Modern Philology 112.1 (August 2014): 226–48.
Selected Awards/Fellowships
UVA Information Literacy Grant, 2017
Mellon Fellowship for the Teaching of Literatures in English, 2013
Humanities President's Fellowship, 2010–2011
UCLA Teaching Excellence Award, 2010
Selected Recent Presentations
“Omniscience Incarnate,” Dickens Universe Nineteenth-Century Seminar, Santa Cruz, CA, August 2017
“Gaskell’s Mourning Mothers: Accessing Minds across the Generational Divide,” British Women Writers Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, June 2017
“The Architectural and Psychological Interiorities of Trollope’s Chronicles of Barsetshire,” North American Victorian Studies Association, Phoenix, AZ, November 2016
“Photographing the Mind: Private Lives, Public Photographs, and the Nineteenth-Century British Novel,” Huntington Library, Pasadena, CA, April 2016