Christina Svendsen

Christina Svendsen

Associate Scholar
Christina Svendsen

Research Fields19th-20th c. German, British, French, and Italian literature; Modernism; Memory Studies; intersections of literature and philosophy; architectural theory, space, and the city; travel literature; the modern West African novel.

Education:  Ph.D. Harvard University, Comparative Literature (2010); A.M. Harvard University, Comparative Literature (2005); MFA University of Virginia, Fiction-Writing (2001); A.B. Harvard University, Literature (1999).

Languages: English, German, Italian, French, Latin

Current Book Project:  Stone, Steel, Glass: Constructions of Time within European Modernity.

Recent Publications:

Introduction and Translation of Paul Scheerbart's Lesabéndio: an Asteroid Novel (Wakefield Press, 2012)

Introduction and Translation of Unica Zürn's Trumpets of Jericho (Wakefield Press, 2015)

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