CULTURAL STUDIES AND COMPARATIVE LITERATURE FACULTY
Associate Professor, Undergraduate Program Director
Second-language acquisition, history of the Italian language, and the digital humanities
17th- & 18st-century literatures in French, fairy-tale studies, and women’s studies. Children’s literature and culture, adaptation studies.
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
European fairy tales and British children’s literature; the history of illustration and the religious socialization of children through children's Bibles.
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.
Mary C. Rawlinson
CULTURAL STUDIES AND COMPARATIVE LITERATURE EMERITUS FACULTY
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.
19th-century fiction, theories of the novel; contemporary criticism.
Associate Professor Emerita
Hebrew Bible, Judaic studies, religious studies, feminist literary criticism; psychoanalytic literary theory, women's studies, literary theory, comparative literature.
Medieval literature, literature and folklore,literature and linguistics, translation theory,Romance philology, semiology, art and literature, sexuality and literature.