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.... Read more about Francesca Bellei

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.... Read more about Cecily Cai

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

Cécile Guédon

Cécile Guédon

Lecturer in Comparative Literature
Tutorial Board Member


Research Fields: Modernism, Dance, Performance, Music, Film and Visual Arts. Inter-medial Studies and Comparative Arts. Literary Theory, Poetry, Twentieth-Century Literature. French Studies, German Thought. History of Science, Embodied Cognition.... Read more about Cécile Guédon

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Jasmine Hu

Jasmine Hu

Graduate Student
Department Teaching Fellow 2017-2018
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.... Read more about Shijung Kim

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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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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

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