Cara Murray

Cara Murray

Assistant Professor

Office Address: Humanities 428, Office 10B


Phone: 718-631-6054


Education: Ph.D. in Literature from the CUNY Graduate Center


Review of Imperial Media: Colonial Networks and Information Technologies in the British Literary Imagination, 1857-1918, by Aaron Worth. Victorian Studies, vol. 58, no. 4, 2016, pp. 773-775.

“Self-Help and the Helpless Subject: Samuel Smiles and Biography’s Objects.” Nineteenth-Century Literature, vol. 69, no. 4, 2015, pp. 481-508.

“Catastrophe and Development in the Adventure Romance.” English Literature in Transition:1880- 1920, vol. 53, no. 2, 2010, pp. 150-169.      

Victorian Narrative Technologies in the Middle East. Routledge, 2008.  

“Distance Mothering and the ‘Cradle Lands’: Imperial Motherhood and Lady Duff Gordon’s Letters from Egypt.” Other Mothers: Beyond the Maternal Ideal, edited by Ellen Rosenman, and Claudia Klaver, Ohio State UP, 2008, pp. 248-267.                                 

Campus Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center Opens in a new window

The KHC uses the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts CenterOpens in a new window

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.