Berkeley English Lecturers and Postdocs

Emma Charlotte Eisenberg

Emma Charlotte Eisenberg

Berkeley Lecturer

by appointment

Professional Statement

Emma Charlotte Eisenberg became a lecturer in the English department after completing her PhD at Berkeley in May 2022. Her current book project, Group Think, examines how Victorian literature theorizes the group as a middle scale producing new modes of distributed agency, identity, and intention. She has taught courses on nineteenth century literature, sociology and the novel, gender and sexuality, and composition.

CV:   Eisenberg_CV_Fall_2022.pdf

Selected Publications and Papers Delivered


“The School of Pater: Register, Reception and the Gay Phase.” Victorian Literature and Culture (accepted, forthcoming 2023).


“Standardized Planning and Desire.” Modern Language Association. San Francisco. January 2023.

"Transhistorical Identity in the 'Schools' of Pater." North American Victorian Studies Association. Vancouver, British Columbia. March 2022. (Cancelled due to COVID)

"The Novel of Milieu." North American Victorian Studies Association. The Ohio State University. 17 October 2019.

“Modelling Milieu in Elizabeth Gaskell’s Cranford.” Conference paper. International Conference on Narrative. University of Navarra. 1 June 2019.

"Character." Roundtable. Form Across Literature and the Sciences in Victorian Britain. UC Berkeley. 4 May 2018.

"Mere repetition: critical conversation and the stylistic tic." Conference paper. The Idea of Prose Style. University of Sydney. December 2017.

English Department Classes