At Signum, Sørina serves a preceptor for courses on the Inklings and as TexMoot local organizer. She was the Chair of the Language & Literature Department from 2015–2019. Her interests include British and Irish Modernism, the Inklings, Arthuriana, theatre, and magic. 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. Her latest work is an academic essay collection entitled The Inklings and King Arthur: J. R. R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, C. S. Lewis, and Owen Barfield on the Matter of Britain (Apocryphile Press, 2017), winner of the 2018 Mythopoeic Society Inklings Scholarship Award. She 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). She is also the author of the blog The Oddest Inkling, devoted to a systematic study of Charles Williams’ works. As a creative writer, Sørina has published two books of poetry, Caduceus (David Robert Books, 2012) & The Significance of Swans (Finishing Line Press, 2008). Visit her website at sorinahiggins.com.
Sørina served on the Signum Board as the Faculty Representative in 2019-2020.
|ID||Course Name||Duration||Start Date|
|LITD 5307||The Inklings and King Arthur||12 Weeks||May 6, 2019|
|LITD 5304||Beowulf Through Tolkien||12 Weeks||January 15, 2018|