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
Research Fields: Soviet literature and theater, contemporary Russian theater, Russian intellectual history, critical theory and continental philosophy, performance studies, anarchism... Read more about Ania Aizman
Research Fields: Comparative modernisms, comparative Marxisms, modern South Asian literature and intellectual history, multilingualism, translation and performance, speculative fiction and genre literature, feminism in world literature, race and class, avant-garde and art house film, deconstructions of postcolonial canons, lyric essay and narrative as provocation.
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
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
Visiting Scholar 2018-2019 UNESCO Artist for Peace Knight of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, French Minister of Culture
Research Fields: Performing art and human rights, role games and conflict resolution, drama techniques and win-win negotiation, Comparative Literature and Dramatherapy, theatre workshops and social coaching. For my PhD I studied plays written by Nobel Peace Prize-laureate Elie Wiesel. My goal was to better understand how a survivor could use theater to get a better impact with witness testimony. I also wanted to demonstate the switch in status from a victim into a more positive leadership-role as a storyteller that theatre techniques and positive psychology allow. ... Read more about Guila Clara Kessous
Research Fields: French, German, and Yiddish avant-garde literature and visual culture; Translation Studies; “Otherness” in Literature; Literature and Madness; Art brut, Outsider Art; Disability Studies.
Research Fields: 19th-20th c. German, British, French, and Italian literature; Modernism; Memory Studies; intersections of literature and philosophy; architectural theory, space, and the city; travel literature; the modern West African novel.
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
Research Fields: Literary studies, comparative literature, geopoetics & geocriticism, life writing studies, cultural urban studies, anthropology & cultural history, aesthetic, critical & affect theory, public & women's art, neo-avant-garde, new materialism, gender & postcolonial studies, 20th- and 21st-century French & Francophone, Polish & Central European literature, art, and culture.... Read more about Clara Nina Zgola