Kate Faber Oestreich
I know only one thing about the technologies that await us in the future – we will find ways to tell stories with them.” – Jason Ohler
Kate Faber Oestreich (pronounced A-Strike) is Associate Professor of Literature, Writing, and New Media. She and Jennifer Camden have co-authored a book entitled, Transmedia Storytelling: Pemberley Digital’s Adaptations of Jane Austen and Mary Shelley (2018). Her scholarship and scholarly reviews have appeared in the Nineteenth Century Studies (NCS), Victorians Institute Journal, Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies, Companion to Victorian Popular Fiction, The CEA Critic, ARIEL, and the edited collection Straight Writ Queer. Oestreich serves on the Board and the Executive Committee of the Nineteenth Century Studies Association, where she is also Co-Director of Electronic Communications and Co-Chair of the Web and Publicity committee.
Ph.D. in English, August 2008 Department of English, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
M.A. in English, June 2003 Department of English, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
B.A. in English, minor: Women's Studies, cum laude, March 1997, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Her areas of specialization include English literature of the long nineteenth century; digital storytelling and adaptation; critical theory, especially those concerned with new media, feminism, cultural materialism, and sartorial semiotics.