Undergraduate Tutorial Board

Ivy

Zhisheng Ivy Deng

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2022-2023
Research Fields:
  • Transcultural and global articulations of materialism and new materialism; environmental humanities; animal studies and posthumanism;
  • Biopolitics; corporeality; materiality
  • Postcolonial and diaspora studies
  • Media studies; mediality; contemporary art, especially performance art... Read more about Zhisheng Ivy Deng
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Caio Cesar Esteves de Souza

Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2022-2023
Graduate Student in Romance Languages and Literatures

Research Fields: Brazilian and Portuguese Literatures. Colonial Franco-Luso-Brazilian Poetry, Prose and History; France Antarctique; Early Modern studies; Colonial archives; European Maritime Expansion; Travel Literature; Manuscript studies; Literature and Cartography; Medieval and Early-Modern representations of the Other.  ... Read more about Caio Cesar Esteves de Souza

Alex Hartley

Alexander Hartley

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2022-2023
Liaison Committee Member

Research interests: My research centres on copyright, the invention that turned literature into private property, and its role in the development of the ‘bourgeois public sphere’. This work has reached from the seventeenth century to the modern period. I am now turning to examine encounters between colonial copyright and local modes of authorship in British and French Empires during the first half of the twentieth century.... Read more about Alexander Hartley

Nate Herter

Tutorial Board Member 2022-2023
Graduate Students in Classics

Research Fields: Latin and ancient Greek Literature, especially Homeric epic, Augustan-era Latin literature, and the ancient novel; ritual poetics; anthropological and theoretical approaches to the classics; classical reception in the 20th Century; Dada, Surrealism, and the 20th Century avant-garde; French social and literary theory; Lacanian psychoanalysis and post-Lacanian thought.... Read more about Nate Herter

Anna Ivanov

Anna Ivanov

Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2022-2023
Graduate Student in Slavic Languages and Literatures

Research Fields: Digital humanities, network theory, media theory, online Russian literature, Russian poetry (especially contemporary poetry), computational linguistics, applications of computational methods to literature.

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Tadiwa Madenga

Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2022-2023
Graduate Student in African and African American Studies

Research Fields: Festival studies, African literature, Black diasporic literature, Performance studies, queer theory, theories of the spectacle, erotic exhibitionism, Black ecologies, materiality, print culture, small magazines, zine culture, radical pamphlets.... Read more about Tadiwa Madenga

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Jacob Meister

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2022-2023

Research Fields: Nineteenth-century European novel (French, Russian, British); Franco-Russian literary exchange (18th-20th centuries); Russian formalism and Mikhail Bakhtin; sociology of literature; theories of the novel (narratology); theories of genre; medical humanities; literature and science; global health; Romanticism and its afterlives; Epistolary novel and Enlightenment; Urban studies.... Read more about Jacob Meister

aditya menon

Aditya Menon

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2022-2023

Research Fields:

Some areas of interest and/or competence: history of words, objects and ideas; commentary; philology; ritual; theology; premodern poetics; contemporary poetry; visual art; games; music; names and numbers; (sub)continental philosophy; errata.  

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Clio

Clio-Ragna Takas

Graduate Student
Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2022-2023

Research Fields:  European early modern theatre; the Cretan Renaissance; transimperial identities, transcultural exchange & the early modern world; medieval Greek poetry; world literature; film studies; travel writing; history of sexuality; biopolitics and gender; pop culture; postcolonial studies; orality and performativity; demotic songs; translation.... Read more about Clio-Ragna Takas

Shaowen Zhang

Shaowen Zhang

Tutorial Board Teaching Fellow 2022-2023
Graduate Student in Film and Visual Studies

Research Fields: My primary research focuses on theories, discourses and ecologies of color during the PRC’s socialist period. Broader areas of interest include:
*Modern Chinese visual culture, film, and media

*Socialist cosmopolitanisms
*Postsocialist urbanisms and imaginations of space
*Contemporary East Asian media cultures
*20th c. photography
*Histories and theories of utopia
*Ethnic minority film and literature... Read more about Shaowen Zhang