Sarah Weston

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6th Year
Areas of Interest: 

18th- and 19th- century British and American; Romanticism; William Blake; poetics; art history and visual studies; ecocriticism and environmental humanities; media studies; history of science; sound studies; book history; digital humanities; gender studies; disability studies

Dissertation Topic: 

Wild Form: Shape, Number, and the Romantic Reinvention of Space

Advisors: Paul Fry, Tim Barringer, John Durham Peters

B.A., Stanford University: English and Art History
M.Phil., University of Cambridge: English Literature–Eighteenth Century & Romantic Studies
M.A. and M.Phil., Yale University: English Literature and History of Art


Sarah Weston is a joint PhD Candidate in the English and History of Art Departments. She specializes in literature and art of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with a particular interest in William Blake, Romanticism, ecocriticism, and media studies. She has taught several English courses at the intersection of Media Studies and the Environmental Humanities, including “Earth, Sky, Stardust: Humans and the Cosmos” and “Disappearing Act: Ghosts, Spies, Shadows.” She also co-taught a class on “Blake and Milton” (cross-listed in English and History of Art). Her other research interests include book history, sound studies, gender and photography, disability studies, and digital humanities.