Sørina Higgins is the Chair of the Department of Language and Literature at Signum University and a Ph.D. candidate, Teacher of Record, and Presidential Scholar at Baylor University. Her interests include British Modernism, the works of the Inklings, Arthuriana, magic, and performance theory. She holds an M.A. from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English, where she wrote about Sehnsucht in the works of C. S. Lewis.
Sørina is the author of the blog “The Oddest Inkling,” devoted to a systematic study of Charles Williams’ works. Sørina edited an academic essay collection on The Inklings and King Arthur (forthcoming from Apocryphile Press), wrote the introduction to a new edition of Charles Williams’s Taliessin through Logres (Apocryphile, 2016), and edited and introduced The Chapel of the Thorn by Charles Williams (Apocryphile, 2014).
As a creative writer, Sørina has published two books of poetry, Caduceus (David Robert Books, 2012) & The Significance of Swans (Finishing Line Press, 2008). At Signum, she serves as Thesis Coordinator, Host of Signum Symposia, and Preceptor for courses on the Inklings.
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- Watch Sørina’s Signum University guest lecture, entitled “The Heraldry of Heaven: The Development of Sehnsucht in the Writings of C.S. Lewis.” View it on YouTube or download it here.
- Learn about the Inklings in Sørina’s Introduction to the Inklings lecture at the Look! Arts group in NYC. At the end of the video, stick around for a bonus poetry reading from her book Caduceus.
- Join Sørina in thinking about the connections between depression and artistic inspiration in her talk about Desolation and Creation.
- If you are into Arthurian lore, listen to Sørina’s presentation at the New York C.S. Lewis Society on Arthurian Geographies.
- Artists! Check out the “Where Are We Now” interview series Sørina did with artists, musicians, and writers about the current state of the arts.
- Whovians! Take a look at Sørina’s musings about the mythic content of the David Tennant years.