Undergraduate Tutorial Board

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

Matylda Figlerowicz

Matylda Figlerowicz

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow

Research Fields: Affect theory, biopolitics, memory studies, queer theory; questions of bilingualism, exile, displacements, Otherness, and cosmopolitism; 20th/21st century literatures of Spain and Latin America (in different languages spoken there); art history and visual studies (especially performance and body art). Read more about Matylda Figlerowicz

Jasmine Hu

Jasmine Hu

Graduate Student
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.

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Ernie Mitchell

Ernie Mitchell

Graduate Student in African and African American Studies
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow

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

Serge Ryappo

Serge Ryappo

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow


Research Fields: Comparative visual and media studies; the digital and the virtual; materiality, text and texture; film theory; modernism and the avant-gardes; spectatorship, affect, and emotion; fashion theory; continental philosophy; aesthetics; art history; corporeality and performance; space theory and disorientation; urbanism and technology; architectural theory; psychoanalysis; the renaissance; trauma and memory studies; translation; Nabokov; Beckett.

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Maria Vassileva

Maria Vassileva

Graduate Student in Slavic Languages and Literatures
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow


Fields of Interest/ Current areas of research: Russian literature; poetry and poetics; translation; feminist and queer theory; affect theory; psychoanalysis; Balkan and South Slavic languages and literatures; the Black Sea region; the early Soviet and post-Soviet periods; posthuman and animal studies; nonhuman beings and objects in poetry; travel narratives; literature and technology; film and television Read more about Maria Vassileva

Hudson Vincent

Hudson Vincent

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow

Research Fields:  Early modern literature, aesthetics, philosophy, and science; the Renaissance; the Baroque; classical literature (Greek and Latin); Hellenistic poetry; Augustan poetry; classical philosophy and oratory; epic; art history; philology; continental philosophy; post-45 French theory; cultural studies; history of literary theory (classical to postmodern) Read more about Hudson Vincent