Jennifer Schaffer, St Edmund's

Degree: PhD
Course: CC
Supervisor: Prof Steve Connor
Dissertation Title: The ghosts of artificial intelligence lurking in the writings of the long fin-de-siecle, 1880-1920

Biographical Information

Jennifer holds a BA in English Literature and Creative Writing from Stanford University an an MPhil with distinction in Criticism and Culture from Cambridge. Her research is funded by the Cambridge Trust Duke of Edinburgh International PhD Scholarship. Before Cambridge, she worked as a writer and editor at VICE.

Research Interests

The long fin-de-siecle; high modernism; expatriate writing; contemporary literature; virtual spaces; John Ashbery; screams, howls, and shouts.

Areas of Supervision