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CULTURAL STUDIES AND COMPARATIVE LITERATURE FACULTY


 

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Robert Harvey

Distinguished Professor, Department Chair

Recipient of the President's & Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1996

20th- & 21st-century literatures in French, critical theory, Literature & the arts, film & theory of film,  sexuality & literature, terror & surveillance.

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Izabela Kalinowska-Blackwood

Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director

Russian and Polish literature; culture and film.                                                                                                        

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Andrea Fedi

Associate Professor, Undergraduate Program Director

Second-language acquisition, history of the Italian language, and the digital humanities.

 

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Timothy K. August

Assistant Professor

Critical refugee studies, World Literature; Postcolonial Theory and Criticism, Asian American Studies, Theories of Food and Eating, Diasporic Vietnamese Literature and Film.

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Simone Brioni

Assistant Professor  

20th- & 21st-century Italian cultures and literatures, postcolonial theory, migration studies. Film studies and filmmaking.

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Patrice Nganang

Professor  

European philosophy; critical theory; African literature; cinema and colonialism; theories of violence; media theory; media theory; creative writing.

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Nikolaos Panou

Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Peter V. Tsantes Endowed Professor in Hellenic Studies

Reception studies; Byzantine, Modern Greek, and Middle Eastern literatures and cultures.

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Sophie Raynard-Leroy

Associate Professor  

17th- & 18st-century literatures in French, fairy-tale studies, and women’s studies.  Children’s literature and culture, adaptation studies.

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Mireille Rebeiz

Assistant Professor  

20th- & 21st-century francophone literature from the Maghreb and the Mashreq, contemporary Arabic literature, war literature by women. 

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E.K. Tan

Associate Professor

Modern Chinese, Sinophone, and Southeast Asian Literature, Cinema, and Culture, Comparative Literature, Cultural Studies, Queer Asia.

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Timothy C. Westphalen

Associate Professor

Russian and Polish poetry; Russian Symbolism; verse theory; Bakhtin and cultural theory; Czech Structuralism and reception theory; orientalism.

 

CULTURAL STUDIES AND COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AFFILIATED FACULTY


 

 brooke

Assistant Professor, Joint Appointment with Art and  cDACT
 
History and theory of photography, cinema, and digital media.

botthigheimer

Research Professor, College of Arts and Sciences

European fairy tales and British children’s literature; the history of illustration and the religious socialization of children through children's Bibles.

 

casey

Distinguished Professor, Philosophy
 
Phenomenology, philosophical psychology, aesthetics, theory of psychoanalysis.

lochhead

Professor, Music History & Theory

History and theory of 20th- & 21st-century music; musicology.

 

man-cheong

Associate Professor, History

China, modern, late imperial, and transoceanic history. Chinese diaspora, transnational and migration. China in the interstices of British empire.  Interests in maritime migration experience, the Sinosphere and the circulation of Chinese culture, goods and peoples, critical race and post-colonial theory.

adrian

Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Hispanic Languages and Literature
 
 
20th century popular narratives of the Americas, intervention of visual and written fiction narratives.
 

Norman Prusslin

Norman Prusslin
Lecturer and Director, Media Arts Minor/Living Learning Center

Mary C. Rawlinson


Professor and Chair, Philosophy
 
Bioethics; global health and social justice; aesthetics and philosophy of literature; Hegel; Proust; contemporary French thought.
 

rubenstein

Associate Professor, English

20th- and 21st-century Irish and Anglophone world literatures; literary modernism; theory of the novel; postcolonial studies; cinema studies; environmental humanities; energy humanities.

Kathleen Vernon

Associate Professor and Chair, Hispanic Languages & Literature
 
Contemporary Spanish and Latin American cinema, literature and popular culture.
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Associate Professor and Chair, Africana Studies
 
African American Women’s Literature, Black British literature.
 

 

 

 

CULTURAL STUDIES AND COMPARATIVE LITERATURE EMERITUS FACULTY


 

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Krin Gabbard

Professor Emeritus

Film theory and history; jazz; interrelations of literature, art, music and film; comparative literature methodology; psychoanalytic approaches to the arts; Ancient Greek literature,drama; literary theory.

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Sandy Petrey

Professor Emeritus

19th-century fiction, theories of the novel; contemporary criticism.

 

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Ilona Rashkow

Associate Professor Emerita

Hebrew Bible, Judaic studies, religious studies, feminist literary criticism; psychoanalytic literary theory, women's studies, literary theory, comparative literature.

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Louise Vasvari

Professor Emerita

Medieval literature, literature and folklore,literature and linguistics, translation theory,Romance philology, semiology, art and literature, sexuality and literature.

 

 

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