Department Administration

Luis  Manuel Girón-Negrón

Luis Manuel Girón-Negrón

Chair, Department of Comparative Literature
Professor of Comparative Literature and of Romance Languages and Literatures

Research Fields: Spanish Literature (Medieval and Golden Age); Arabic and Hebrew Literatures (Middle Ages); History of Religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam in the Middle Ages); Historical Linguistics; Comparative Literature. Read more about Luis Manuel Girón-Negrón

Office: Dana-Palmer House 104
16 Quincy Street
p: 617-495-2567
Office Hours: Fall 2017: TBA
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
 
p: 617-495-2543
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
Jasmine Hu

Jasmine Hu

Graduate Student
Department Teaching Fellow 2017-2018
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow

Research Fields: Lyric poetry, premodern Chinese literature, poetry and poetics, gender theory, queer theory, affect theory, performance and performativity, philosophies of mind and cognition.

Read more about Jasmine Hu

Isaure Mignotte

Isaure Mignotte

Department Coordinator
Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Responsibilities include:
- Undergraduate program administration
- Graduate students chapter/prospectus/orals meetings and New Admits Day scheduling
- Financial transactions processing: reimbursements/invoices/honoraria
- Events coordinator
- Classrooms
- Dana-Palmer building maintenance
- Webmaster

Languages: English and French

Room 106 - Dana-Palmer House, 16 Quincy Street
Office Hours: M-F 9-5
p: 617-495-4186
Sandra Naddaff

Sandra Naddaff

Senior Lecturer in Comparative Literature
Director of Undergraduate Studies in Comparative Literature
Dean, Harvard Summer School


Research Fields: English, French, Arabic Narrative; 1001 Nights; Translation; Literature and Music; Arab-American Ethnic Identity; Cross-Cultural Literary Relations between the Arab Middle East and western Europe. Read more about Sandra Naddaff

Room 209 - Dana-Palmer House
Office Hours by appointment: please call 617-495-4186 or email Isaure at mignotte@fas.harvard.edu to book your appointment at that time. Outside office hours, appointment requests should be sent to Dr. Naddaff directly.
p: 617-495-5650
Office Hours: Fall 2017: TBA