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Sari Carter

Research Interests

Sari Carter is studying nineteenth-century British literature; her research interests include the nonfiction essay, experimental and epistolary or periodical genres, and intersections between aesthetics, ethics, and philosophy. She is interested in revising borderlines of traditionally demarcated influence, investigating the relevance of extending conflicting nineteenth-century perspectives on such aesthetic, ethical, and philosophical intersections to understand early twentieth-century modernism. She has also done some work in creative nonfiction.

Selected Presentations

  • “Reverence: Tracing Utopian Possibilities in Cavendish and Ruskin,” Margaret Cavendish Society International Conference, Sundance, Utah, July 13, 2013
  • “Utopian Reverence: Potentialities of Change in More and Ruskin,” South Central Renaissance Conference, Omaha, Nebraska, March 23, 2013
  • “A Fetish for Feedback: Inspiring Better Writers” (collaborated), Rocky Mountain Peer Tutoring Conference, Provo, Utah, March 19, 2011

Publications and Online Projects

  • Founding Contributor, Margaret Cavendish Bibliography Initiative, Fall 2012

Digital resource under continuous review and expansion:


  • “Unfamiliar,” The Normal School Vol.5, Issue 2, 69-73, Fall 2012

Teaching Experience

  • Primary Instructor, BYU-Idaho, Winter-Summer 2014
    • English 106, College Composition (online)
  • Primary Instructor, UVU, Fall 2013-Summer 2014
    • English 2010, Intermediate Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences
    • English 2020, Intermediate Writing in Science and Technology
  • Primary Instructor, BYU, Fall 2011-Summer 2013
    • English 312, Persuasive Writing
    • English 375, Victorian Literature (co-teaching with Dr. Leslee Thorne-Murphy)
    • Writing 150, Writing and Rhetoric