Kari Sund completed her Masters at the University of Edinburgh, where she focused on alcohol and work in F. Scott Fitzgerald's critique of the leisure class. She has recently started a PhD at the University of Glasgow, focusing on American literature, in particular the genre of the Hollywood novel in the early twentieth century.

Review: Transatlantic Modernisms, Transatlantic Literary Women Series

A particular highlight of the Transatlantic Literary Women Series so far was the Transatlantic Modernisms Workshop, an afternoon of papers dedicated to modernist female writers, and presented by esteemed female academics. Questions raised regarding American expatriate women and their often conflicted attitudes to homeland resonated with contemporary concerns, given the heightened awareness of Britain’s relationship to the rest of Europe and the United States following both the Brexit vote, and the presidential election of Donald Trump. Continue reading