Undergraduate Tutorial Board

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Francesca Bellei

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2018-2019


Research Fields: Migration and diaspora studies; postcolonial literature 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.
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Cecily Cai

Cecily Cai

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2018-2019


Research Fields: 19th- and 20th-century European literature (German, Italian, Polish); literary criticism; aesthetics; music and theater; epics and elegies; translation studies; travel literature; literary criticism; multiculturalism and migration, cross-cultural encounters; European intellectual history; comparative arts and intermediality; cities in literature.
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Jasmine Hu

Jasmine Hu

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2018-2019


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

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Shijung Kim

Shijung Kim

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2018-2019


Research Fields: 19th and 20th c. French literature (poetry, thought, travel writing); structural anthropology; postcolonial studies, relationality, créolité; French auteur cinema, especially Bresson and Rohmer; East Asian modernity (1860s-1940s, Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea); contemporary Korean cinema; Hŏ Kyun studies; translation; world literature.
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Jacob Meister

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2018-2019


Research Fields: 19th century European novel (French, Russian, British); Franco-Russian literary exchange (18th-20th centuries); sociology of literature; theory of the novel (narratology); medical humanities; Romanticism and its afterlives; epistolary novel and Enlightenment; Henry James and Gustave Flaubert.... Read more about Jacob Meister

Ernie Mitchell

Ernie Mitchell

Graduate Student in African American Studies with a primary field in Comparative Literature
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2018-2019

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

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Tony D. Qian

Tutorial Board Member 2018-2019
Teaching Assistant in Comparative Literature
Associate Scholar

Research Fields: Law and literature; pre-modern Chinese poetry; Chinese crime and detective fiction; comparative legal history (China and the West); rhetoric; translation.

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Victoria Queneau

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2018-2019


Research Fields: The underpinnings of my research are rooted in critical theory, specifically questions regarding gender & queer theory in a postcolonial context. To explore these questions I look to 20th and 21st century Latin American, African American, and Middle Eastern literature and media. My most recent research has focused on how maringalized authors are using the margins of the page to facilitate an ethical and egalitarian discourse. That is to say, in looking at how disenfranchised authors experiment with a text’s form, I hope to see how they are compelling us to rethink the normative ways in which we read and are thereby renegotiating the power dynamic between individual and institution.... Read more about Victoria Queneau

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Thomas Wisniewski

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2018-2019


Research fields: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century European and Latin American literature; modernism and the fin-de-siècle; world literature; the comparative arts; translation studies; rhythm; narrative form; the novel; Borges, Flaubert, Joyce, Woolf, Blixen, Wilde.
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