Chair, Department of Comparative Literature Professor of Comparative Literature and of Romance Languages and Literatures
Research Fields: Spanish Literature (Medieval and Golden Age); Arabic and Hebrew Literatures (Middle Ages); History of Religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam in the Middle Ages); Historical Linguistics; Comparative Literature. Read more about Luis Manuel Girón-Negrón
Samuel Hazzard Cross Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature Faculty Associate and Member of the Executive Committee, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies
Research Fields: Russian literature of the imperial period, West-European and American literature, cultural studies and semiotics, gender studies, performing arts, St. Petersburg, memoirs, literary canon and popular culture. Read more about Julie A. Buckler
Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Comparative Literature Director, Institute for World Literature
Research Fields: Theory and methods of comparative literature and world literary studies; Bible and ancient Near Eastern literatures; modern European and global Anglophone literatures. Current research projects include a book on the discipline of Comparative Literature, and a book on the role of global scripts in the formation of national literatures. Read more about David Damrosch
Professor of the Practice of Arabic on the Gordon Gray Endowment Center for Middle Eastern Studies Director Director of Modern Language Programs, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Professor Granara teaches Arabic language and literature and directs the Arabic language program at Harvard University. He studied Arabic at Georgetown University and received his PhD in Arabic and Islamic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania . Read more about William Granara
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
Professor of African and African American Studies and of Comparative Literature
Research Fields: African and Caribbean 'Anglophone' literatures; theatrical theory and dramatic literature, Western and non-Western; comparative African and Afro-American critical thought; Marxist literary and cultural theory; colonial and postcolonial studies; twentieth-century revolutionary social philosophy and literature.
Research Fields: Transnational exchange in the global south, Latin American and South Asian Literatures of the 20th century, intersections between literature, anthropology, and medicine. Read more about Roanne Kantor
Senior Lecturer in Comparative Literature Director of Undergraduate Studies in Comparative Literature Dean, Harvard Summer School
Research Fields: English, French, Arabic Narrative; 1001 Nights; Translation; Literature and Music; Arab-American Ethnic Identity; Cross-Cultural Literary Relations between the Arab Middle East and western Europe. Read more about Sandra Naddaff
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