Research Fields: Comparative poetics, Classical Chinese poetry, early modern lyric consciousness, folk and fairy tales, "World Literature" and the humanities. My dissertation is on eleventh-century Chinese poets and the practice of poetic modeling. Read more about Lindsey Aakre
Research Fields: Modernist fiction (anglophone, francophone, Austrian, Balkan); the Habsburg myth; ancient Greece; world literature; narrative theory; music; film; artificial life, human vs. non-human; medical humanities, science writing; islands and utopias; Pacific literature; Tocharian, Sanskrit, and Chinese tales of the Silk Road. Read more about Nina Begus
Research Fields: Greek, Persian and Latin literature; Greek epic and tragedy; Persian epic; Latin epic; Urdu folklore and Dastan literature; oral poetics; performance studies; ancient Greek music; mythology; history and legend of Alexander the Great; themes: travel, kinship, heroes; allegory; Arthurian legend; medieval, renaissance and pre-modern epic (Dante, Milton, Tale of Genji); 19th-(20th) century American literature (Poe, Faulkner, Twain); magical realism; postmodernism.
Research Fields:Affect theory, biopolitics, memory studies, queer theory; questions of bilingualism, exile, displacements, Otherness, and cosmopolitism; 20th/21st century literatures of Spain and Latin America (in different languages spoken there); art history and visual studies (especially performance and body art). Read more about Matylda Figlerowicz
Research Fields: Rhetoric and poetics, comparative lyric traditions, oral literature, pre-modern Chinese poetry, Renaissance lyric, Transatlantic studies, women and gender studies. Read more about Jasmine Hu
Graduate Student in African and African American Studies Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow
Research Fields:The Black Renaissance (Zora Neale Hurston, Claude McKay, Alain Locke, etc.); American Expatriate Modernism (Lost Generation, Black Writers in Paris); Phenomenology (Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Fanon); Walter Benjamin Read more about Ernie Mitchell
Research Fields:Comparative visual and media studies; the digital and the virtual; materiality, text and texture; film theory; modernism and the avant-gardes; spectatorship, affect, and emotion; fashion theory; continental philosophy; aesthetics; art history; corporeality and performance; space theory and disorientation; urbanism and technology; architectural theory; psychoanalysis; the renaissance; trauma and memory studies; translation; Nabokov; Beckett.
Research Fields: Early modern literature, aesthetics, philosophy, and science; the Renaissance; the Baroque; classical literature (Greek and Latin); Hellenistic poetry; Augustan poetry; classical philosophy and oratory; epic; art history; philology; continental philosophy; post-45 French theory; cultural studies; history of literary theory (classical to postmodern) Read more about Hudson Vincent