Susan David Bernstein Biography

Susan David Bernstein is a professor in the Department of English, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Since 2008 she has taught four courses about transatlantic literary studies: “Transatlantic Print Culture and Popular Literature” (graduate seminar); “Transatlantic Reading and Rights” (undergraduate upper-level course); “Transatlantic Jewish Literature” (undergraduate course cross-listed with the Center for Jewish Studies); and “Transatlantic Networks” (graduate seminar). Recently she has published Roomscape: Women Writers in the British Museum from George Eliot to Virginia Woolf and two articles on transatlantic reading: “Transatlantic Sympathies and Nineteenth-Century Women Writing” (in The Cambridge History of American Women’s Writing, edited by Dale Bauer) and “Transatlantic Magnetism: Eliot’s The Lifted Veil and Alcott’s Sensation Stories” (in Transatlantic Sensations edited by John Barton and Jennifer Phegley).