Visiting Scholars

Yanli He

Yanli He

Visiting Scholar
Director of International Affairs Office, Assistant Professor, College of Literature & Journalism Sichuan University, Chengdu, China

 

Research Fields: African American literature, African and African American films, Russian Avant-Garde, Stalinism, Soviet Socialist Realism, Sots-Art, Cold War studies, world literature, minor & small literature, proletarian writings, literary space, film aesthetics, gender & identity problems, and post-colonialism. ... Read more about Yanli He

Sheng Li

Sheng Li

Visiting Scholar 2019-2020
Research Fields: Comparative poetics of literature and music, auditory culture and musical criticism studies, modern Chinese folk songs and lyrics, critical theory and post-colonialism criticism. My dissertation is on the modernization and worldization of Chinese folk songs and lyrics in the 20th century.... Read more about Sheng Li
Theo Theoharis

Theo Theoharis

Associate Scholar

Theo Theoharis graduated from Williams College in 1977, and received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1983. He has taught at UC Berkeley, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and, since 1985, at the Harvard University Extension School. He is the author of Joyce's Ulysses: An Anatomy of the Soul (University of North Carolina Press, 1986), Ibsen's Drama: Right Action and Tragic Joy (Palgrave Macmillan, 1996), and Before Time Could Change Them: The Complete Poems of Constantine P. Cavafy (Harcourt, 2001). He has lectured widely in Europe, Asia, and the United States.... Read more about Theo Theoharis

Ungureanu

Delia Ungureanu

Assistant Director, Institute for World Literature
Associate Professor, University of Bucharest
Associate Scholar


Dr. Delia Ungureanu is Assistant Director of Harvard’s Institute for World Literature and Associate Professor of Literary Theory in the Department of Literary Studies at the University of Bucharest. She is the author of From Paris to Tlön: Surrealism as World Literature (Bloomsbury, 2017) and of Poetica Apocalipsei: Razboiul cultural in revistele literare romanesti (1944–1947) (The Poetics of Apocalypse: The cultural war in Romanian literary magazines, 1944-1947, Bucharest UP, 2012). She has published essays on canon formation, modern poetry and poetics, Shakespeare, and Nabokov, and has coedited with Thomas Pavel Romanian Literature in Today's World, a special issue of the Journal of World Literature. She is currently finishing her third book, Time Regained: World Literature and Cinema that will be published by Bloomsbury. Together with Gisèle Sapiro she is coediting a special issue of the Journal of World Literature dedicated to the memory and legacy of Pascale Casanova.... Read more about Delia Ungureanu