Dr. Carra Glatt

Dr. Carra Glatt
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Fields of interest

Victorian literature, African American literature, narrative theory



Lecturer, Bar-Ilan University Department of English Literature and Linguistics, October 2017 – present

Research Associate, Hutchins Center for African and African-American Research, Harvard University, July 2016-Jul 2017

Instructor, Harvard Extension School, August 2015-August 2017



PhD in English, Harvard University Department of English, 2016

Dissertation Title:  Narrative and its Non-Events: Counterfactual Plotting in the Victorian Novel

Committee: Elaine Scarry (chair), Leah Price, Philip Fisher

MA in English, Harvard University, Cambridge MA, 2013

BA in English, summa cum laude, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 2009


Alon Fellowship (2017)

Howard Mumford Jones Dissertation Prize (2016)                                                   

Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Harvard University (2014)

Graduate Student Fund Fellowship, Harvard (2014)

Bok Center Certificate for Distinction in Teaching, Harvard (2013 and 2014)

Dexter Traveling Fellowship, Harvard (2013)

Sosland Family Fellowship, Harvard (2011)


Papers Presented:

“Woman of Valor: The Stubborn Exoticism of Daniel Deronda's ‘Little Jewess;” NeMLA Annual Conference, March 2016.

 “‘Fancy the Delight': Mary Barton's Utopian Realism.” Victorian Literature and Culture Seminar, Mahindra Humanities Center, Nov 2015.

 “‘Is Little Nell Dead?': The Afterlife of a Victorian Legend.” NAVSA Annual Conference, July 2015.

“The Mystery of Little Nell: Tracing the Source of a Dickensian Legend.” Victorians Institute Conference, October 2014

“Proxy Narrative in The Ambassadors.” International Conference on Narrative, March 2014.

“Intuitionists and Madmen:  Unprivileged Otherness and the Postmodern Detective.” PAMLA Annual Conference, November 2013.

Panels Organized:

Britons Never, Ever: The (Inter) Nationalist Reader and the Victorian Novel. NAVSA Annual Conference, July 2015.



“Proxy Narrative in The Ambassadors”: Reconfiguring James's Ending” Narrative 24.1 (January 2016).

“Genre and the Counterfactual in The Old Curiosity Shop.” Dickens Quarterly 31.2 (June 2014): 113-126.

“The Maker’s Rage: Narrative in the Poetry of Wallace Stevens.” The Wallace Stevens Journal. 37.01 (Spring 2013): 12-23.

Forthcoming Fall 2017: “When Found Make a Note Of: Tracing the Source of a Dickensian Legend.” Nineteenth Century Studies.