Odile  Harter

Odile Harter

Research Librarian, Harvard College Library
Library Liaison to the Department of Comparative Literature
Subject Areas: English, Comparative Literature, Romance Languages and Literature (French and Italian), General Education.
Office: Widener Library, Room 220
p: 617-496-8028
Michele Kenfack

Michele Kenfack

American Council of Learned Societies Postdoctoral Fellow
Visiting Scholar

Michele Kenfack is an American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Emerging Voices Post-Doctoral Fellow. She received her PhD in French and Francophone Studies from the University of Chicago in 2020. Her research interests include Sub-Saharan African and Caribbean studies, Francophone fiction, theater and cinema, postcolonial theory, translation, and the visual arts. ... Read more about Michele Kenfack


Delia Ungureanu (she/her)

Associate Director, Institute for World Literature
Associate Professor, University of Bucharest
Associate Scholar

Delia Ungureanu is Associate Director of Harvard’s Institute for World Literature and Associate Professor of Literary Theory in the Department of Literary Studies at the University of Bucharest. She is the author of From Paris to Tlön: Surrealism as World Literature... Read more about Delia Ungureanu (she/her)

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Chutong (Tonia) Wang

Visiting Scholar
Wang Chutong (Tonia) is currently a PhD student at Tsinghua University, and also a Visiting Fellow at Harvard under the guidance of Prof. Martin Puchner. She received her B.A. in English Language and Literature and M.A. in English Translation and Interpretation from Peking University. Her PhD thesis focuses on mirrors both as a metaphor and a stage prop in Shakespeare’s plays, and how it relates to the nature of drama, theatre, language, and sympathetic imagination.... Read more about Chutong (Tonia) Wang
Xiayun Yu

Xiayun Yu

Visiting Scholar

Xiayun Yu is professor of Chinese Literature and Comparative Literature in the Department of Chinese Languages and Literatures at Southwest Jiaotong University, and is currently a visiting scholar at Harvard under the guidance of Prof. David Wang. Yu’s special research interests include Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature, Late Qing fiction and emotional culture, and Comparative Literary Theory.... Read more about Xiayun Yu