People

Aakre

Lindsey Aakre

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow

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

Nana Ariel

Nana Ariel

Visiting Scholar

Nana is a Fulbright and Israel Institute post-doctoral scholar. Her research fields include international and Hebrew modernism, the avant-garde and the neo-avant-garde, manifestos and little magazines, rhetoric and argumentation, genres, conventions and clichés in discourse and narrative, and dialogism. She also specializes in applied rhetoric and public speaking and is interested in innovative methods of knowledge exchange in the Humanities.

Manuel Azuaje Alamo

Manuel Azuaje Alamo

Graduate Student


Research Fields: Classical and Modern Japanese Literature, Hispano American Literature (Castilian and Lusophone), Translation Theory, Chinese and Korean modern literature and languages.

RBanerjee

Rita Banerjee

Associate Scholar

Research Fields: Comparative modernisms, comparative Marxisms, modern South Asian literature and intellectual history, multilingualism, translation and performance, speculative fiction and genre literature, feminism in world literature, race and class, avant-garde and art house film, deconstructions of postcolonial canons, lyric essay and narrative as provocation.

Email: banerjee[at]fas.harvard.edu

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Nina Begus

Nina Begus

Graduate Student

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

Francesca Bellei

Francesca Bellei

Graduate Student

Research Fields: Migration and diaspora studies; postcolonial literature (mostly Anglophone & Francophone) and theory; women and gender studies; bilingualism; sociolinguistics; questions of identity and nationhood, particularly Mediterranean; Latin and Ancient Greek literature and philosophy, Italian literature, contemporary fiction and creative writing.… Read more about Francesca Bellei

Julie A. Buckler

Julie A. Buckler

Samuel Hazzard Cross Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature
Faculty Associate and Member of the Executive Committee, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies

Research Fields: Russian literature of the imperial period, West-European and American literature, cultural studies and semiotics, gender studies, performing arts, St. Petersburg, memoirs, literary canon and popular culture.… Read more about Julie A. Buckler

On leave Fall 2017 - Spring 2018
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Melissa Carden

Melissa Carden

Department Administrator
Responsibilities include:
-Graduate program administration
-Budget and payroll
-Faculty affairs
-Visiting Scholar applications
-Curricular planning and course catalog
-Overall management of administrative, financial, and staff operations
 
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