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Xhuli Agolli
Previous College / University attended: St. John’s College, NM; New School for Social Research, NY
Areas of Concentration: Ancient & Modern drama, psychoanalytic theory, Early German Romanticism, psychological Novel, 19-20th C. French Literature, Phenomenology, Kierkegaardian psychology, contemporary Albanian poetry
Languages and Literatures: Albanian, English, French, Italian, Spanish (reading knowledge)
Country of origin: Albania/USA

Khaled Al hilli
Areas of Concentration: modernism and translation studies; Arabic literature; postcolonial studies
Languages and Literatures: English, Arabic

Ashna Ali
Previous College / University attended: Gallatin School of Individualized Study, New York University
Areas of Concentration: Globalization and Diaspora, Postcolonial Studies, Critical Race, Gender and Sexuality, Film and Television, Genre Studies, American Studies, Italian Studies.
Languages and Literatures: English, Italian, Bengali, Spanish, French
Country of origin: Bangladesh / Italy
Publications:

  • “The Order of Things: Games of Agency and Fate in Giancarlo de Cataldo’s I Traditori,” La Fusta, Journal of Italian Literature and Culture, Vol. 22 “Devotion/ Devozione,” (Fall 2014) 


Luca Ambrogiani
Previous College / University attended: University of Urbino
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: Italian, French, Spanish
Country of origin: Italy

Kelly Aronowitz
Areas of Concentration: erotic literature; porn studies; film and television studies
Languages and Literatures: Spanish, Portuguese, Hebrew, German
Country of origin: Mexico
Publications:
  • la espera: seducción de las bellas durmientes. Textofilia, 2010.
  • Estio en la canícula. Editorial Abismos, 2012.


Carol Ann Bärtges
Previous College / University attended: Williams College: B.A. English/Drama, NYU: M.A., M.Phil. English, Grad Center: M.Phil​ - ​Comp Lit
Areas of Concentration: Early German Romanticism
Languages and Literatures: German and French
Country of origin: USA
Publications:
  • ​"​The Journey In; the Journey Out​."​ Renewal Magazine (2010)
  • Education as an Art, Co-Editor, 75th Anniversary Edition (2004)
  • "​English Literature as a Moral Education​."​ Renewal Magazine (2003)

Profession:

  • Educator: Comp Lit​. - Rudolf Steiner School, NYC
  • Leadership Council​ member of the Association of Waldorf Education of North America

Presentations of Academic Papers:

  • Romanticism in the City: The Urban Landscape in Rousseau
  • International Conference on Romanticism, Grad Center, NYC, 2009


Fabio Battista
Previous College / University attended: Università di Roma "La Sapienza" (B.A. 2009; M.A. 2012)
Areas of Concentration: Early Modern English and Italian literature; Cultural History; Theory of Literary Genres; History and Literature
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English, French, Latin
Country of origin: Italy
Publications:
  • Clizia Carminati e Stefano Villani (a cura di), Storie inglesi. L’Inghilterra vista dall’Italia tra storia e romanzo (XVII sec.), Edizioni della Normale, Pisa, 2011. Book review, Status Quaestionis, (5) 2013.
  • “Spiritual Autobiography in Seventeenth-Century England. Trends in Literary History and Criticism, 1948 – 2012.” Status Quaestionis, (3) 2012.
  • La parole antérieure. Giraudoux, Électre e la riscrittura del mito.” Laboratorio Critico, (3) 2012.
  • La vie humaine commence de l’autre côté du désespoir. La lezione di Macbeth ne Les Mouches.” Laboratorio Critico, (2) 2012.
  • “Cronaca del Monastero delle Clarisse di Perugia.” Brill Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle (forthcoming).
  • “Ricordanze del Monastero di Santa Lucia in Foligno (1424 – 1786).” Brill Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle (forthcoming).


Carlo Bottone
Areas of Concentration: Latin and Italian Literature
Languages and Literatures: Italian, Latin, Spanish
Country of origin: Italy
Publications:
  • Sideshadowing in Virgil's Aeneid, Erga-Logoi 2015 (forthcoming)


Anick Boyd
Areas of Concentration: French and Anglophone modernist novel; Louis Ferdinand Celine; 20th century American literature
Languages and Literatures: French, German

Christopher Campbell
Previous College / University attended: University of Cincinnati
Degree awarded: M.A., B.S.
Languages and Literatures: French, Spanish, Japanese, Russian
Country of origin: United States

Gray Campbell
Areas of Concentration: Early modern drama, animal studies.
Languages and Literatures: French, English
Publications:
Scholarship:
"Rosalind Among the Cony-Catchers" (Notes & Queries, December 2015)

Drama:
"Runaway Fingers" (Phantom Drift: A Journal of New Fabulism, October 2015)

Nora Carr
Areas of Concentration: narrative; temporality; history; memory; 20th century French and Latin American literature
Languages and Literatures: French, Spanish

Jin Chang
Areas of Concentration: 18th and 19th century English novel; 19th century European realist fiction; 19th century Russian novel; narratology
Languages and Literatures: Korean, Russian

Anna Chichi
Previous College / University attended: University of Bologna
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: Latin, Italian, Spanish
Country of origin: Italy

Frederic Colier
Areas of Concentration: Critical Theory, Post-existentialism, film and media studies, social philosophy, ecology, experimental and philosophical novel.
Languages and Literatures: English, French, Spanish, Catalan, Russian

James Curly-Egan
Areas of Concentration: psychoanalysis; logic; structuralism
Languages and Literatures: French, Spanish

Sherence de Jongh
Previous College / University attended: Trinity College, University of Amsterdam
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: Dutch, German, French, Afrikaans, Papiamentu
Country of origin: Netherlands

Serena Del Pont
Areas of Concentration: Renaissance literature; foreign language acquisition
Languages and Literatures: Italian, French

Daniela D'Eugenio
Areas of Concentration: medieval and early modern literature; history of Italian language; dialectology; textual philology; paleography
Languages and Literatures: English, Italian, Spanish, Latin
Country of origin: Italy

Nicole Fennimore
Areas of Concentration: medieval studies; lyric poetry
Languages and Literatures: French, Latin

Laura Rita Feola (Visco)
Previous College / University attended: University of Rome, La Sapienza
Areas of Concentration: 20th and 21st century Italian literature and poetry, women studies, feminist theology, literature and religion
Languages and Literatures: Italian, German, French
Country of origin: Italy
Publications:
  • Review of Maria Famà, Mystics in the Family, Forum Italicum, Fall 2014
  • Review of Monica Bisi, Poetica della metamorfosi e poetica della conversione: scelte formali e modelli del divenire nella letteratura. Forum Italicum, Spring 2014.


Matilde Fogliani
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English, Spanish, French, Portuguese

Emilia Gambardella
Previous College / University attended: Smith College
Degree awarded: B.A. High Honors-Italian Studies
Languages and Literatures: Italian
Country of origin: United States

Nataliya Gavrilova
Areas of Concentration: interactions in 20th century Russian and Anglo-American literature, especially Joseph Brodsky's poetry; modernism and postmodernism; translation studies
Languages and Literatures: English, Russian, French

Anke Geertsma
Areas of Concentration: trauma and memory; postmodernism; contemporary literature and film; world literature and pedagogy
Languages and Literatures: Dutch, Frisian, English, German, French
Country of origin: Netherlands
Publications:
  • “Making it Work: Aesthetics and Affect in Dave Eggers’s What is the What.” Academic Quarter: The Aesthetics of Human Rights 5 (2012).
  • “Redefining Trauma Post 9/11: Freud’s Talking Cure and Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.” Aspeers: Emerging Voices in American Studies 4 (2011).


Alberto Gelmi
Previous College / University attended: University of Milan
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: Italian, German, Latin
Country of origin: Italy

Carolina Gonzalez
Areas of Concentration: intersection of modernism; ekstasis; religion and rupture in 19th and 20th century Latin American literature; early Renaissance devotional literature and political treatises
Languages and Literatures: Spanish, Italian

Joseph Goodale
Previous College / University attended: Brown University
Degree awarded: B.A.
Languages and Literatures: German, Spanish, French, Indonesian
Country of origin: United States

Yulia Greyman
Areas of Concentration: 19th and 20th century and contemporary literature; cognitive approaches to literature; fantastic and religious narratives; processes of belief and suspension of disbelief; consciousness and memory
Languages and Literatures: English, Russian, French
Country of origin: Ukraine
Publications:
  • "Kidding Ourselves" by Joseph T. Hallinan Chicago Tribune, May 23, 2014.
  • "In the Land of the Free Brain" Open Letters Monthly, April 1, 2014.
  • “Book Review: An Impenetrable Screen of Purest Sky” Open Letters Monthly, Sept. 6, 2013.
  • “A Prose Piece for Your Gaps: Robert Walser's Short Works” Open Letters Monthly, Sept. 1, 2013.
  • “In Prague on an Errand” Open Letters Monthly, Aug. 1, 2013.
  • Why Do We Care about Literary Characters? by Blakey Vermeule (review). Literature and Medicine 30(2), 378-382. The Johns Hopkins University Press. Fall 2012.


Valentine Gurfinkel
Areas of Concentration: Russian modernism; Soviet postmodernism; early cinema; Nabokov; Internet; Tolstoy; the novel; literary and critical theory; mimesis; memory; migration; forgetfulness
Languages and Literatures: English, Russian, French

Jennifer Haller
Areas of Concentration: philosophy of literature; intersections between literature/philosophy and the arts; melancholia; reverie; Romanticism; 19th and 20th century literature
Languages and Literatures: English, German, Spanish

Zheng He
Areas of Concentration: British and German romanticism; religious studies; early American literature
Languages and Literatures: English, Chinese, German

Michael Healy
Areas of Concentration: literature of the Americas; Al-Andalus; Iberian literature; romanticism; aestheticism; modernism; the novel; literature since 1945; Irish literature; the Western canon; literary criticism; translation
Languages and Literatures: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese
Country of origin: USA

Julia Heim
Areas of Concentration: political, social, and gender dissent through film; divismo; neorealismo; mafia studies
Languages and Literatures: Italian

Yu-Yun Hsieh
Areas of Concentration: 20th century literature; modern and contemporary novel; postmodernism; film; music
Languages and Literatures: Chinese, English, French

David Huber
Areas of Concentration: modernism and modern art; Avant-Garde poetics; the essay; literary depictions of urban space; experimental literature; art writing; critical theory; media studies
Languages and Literatures: English, French

Shayna Jenkins
Previous College / University attended: St. Johns College
Degree awarded: B.A.
Languages and Literatures: French, Spanish, Attic Greek
Country of origin: United States

Martin Jensen
Previous College / University attended: University of Virginia, University of Copenhagen
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: French,German, Spanish, Danish, Norwegian
Country of origin: Denmark

Meng Jiang
Areas of Concentration: aesthetics and politics; 20th century American literature; documentary studies; Chinese cinema
Languages and Literatures: English, Chinese, French

Selin Kalostyan
Languages and Literatures: English, Turkish, Armenian, French

Agata Kasprzyk
Areas of Concentration: German postmodernism; 20th century German, Swiss and Austrian literature; 19th and 20th century philosophy; German-American and Polish-German cultural relations; history of Europe; translation theory
Languages and Literatures: German, English, Polish

Evan Knight
Previous College / University attended: New York University, Nebraska Wesleyan University
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: Spanish, French
Country of origin: United States

John Knight
Previous College / University attended: Colorado College
Degree awarded: B.A.
Languages and Literatures: Spanish, Ancient Greek, French
Country of origin: United States

Chelsea Largent
Previous College / University attended: M.A. French Literature - NYU
Areas of Concentration: 19th century French & English literature; decadence; Rachilde; Baudelaire; gender theory; the feminist archive; feminist labor mvts in 19th century France; French & German philosophy; critical theory.
Languages and Literatures: French, English
Country of origin: USA

Serafina Lawrence
Languages and Literatures: English, French, Spanish

Shinae Lee
Areas of Concentration: ethics; religious history; trauma and memory; postcolonial studies; cultural and media studies; contemporary mythology; critical theory; political theory
Languages and Literatures: Korean, French

Ariel Leutheusser
Previous College / University attended: University of Toronto
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: German, French
Country of origin: Canada

Andrew Libby
Languages and Literatures: German, French, Ancient Greek and Latin, Old English, Dutch

Jonathan Liebembuk
Areas of Concentration: literary and critical theories; intersections of philosophy and literature; psychoanalysis/paranoiac-critical methods; intellectual history
Languages and Literatures: English, Spanish, French, Hebrew, German

Leah Light
Areas of Concentration: 19th century American literature; the novel; paranoia; psychological realism; cognition; theory of mind; ghost stories
Languages and Literatures: English, French, Spanish, Latin

Willnide Lindor
Previous College / University attended: Queens College, CUNY
Areas of Concentration: Early modern English, French
Degree awarded: B.A., Comparative Literature, B.A., English
Languages and Literatures: Creole, French, Spanish
Country of origin: Canada

Zachary Lloyd
Previous College / University attended: New School, Hastings College
Areas of Concentration: German, French, Italian
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Country of origin: United States

Basil Lvoff
Areas of Concentration: (Russian) Formalism; Mikhail Bakhtin; quantitative/digital v. qualitative methods; poetic language; genre theories; literary evolution; essayism; documentary literature; translation; theories of humor
Languages and Literatures: English, Russian, French, Italian
Country of origin: Russia
Publications:
  • “The Literary Journalism of the Formal School: Yuri Tynianov, Viktor Shklovsky, Boris Eikhenbaum.” Diss. Moscow State University, 2015. Print.
  • Brodsky, Joseph. “For School-Age Children.” Trans. Basil Lvov. Inventory 5 (2015): 4–5. Print.
  • [Coauthor] “Indictment or Endorsement? Leviathan in Putin's Russia. An Ulbandus Roundtable.” Ulbandus Online. Web. <http://www.ulbandus.org/leviathan-roundtable.html>
  • When Theory Entered the Market: The Russian Formalists’ Non-Marxian Approach to Mass Culture. Ulbandus (The Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Review of Columbia University) 17. Forthcoming.
  • “Merry Formalism.” Homo Legens. Forthcoming.
  •  “Viktor Shklovsky’s Petersburg: Magazine as a Feuilleton.” Medi@lmanac 5 (2014): 74–83. Print. [Medi@lmanac is an academic journal of Moscow State University.]
  • “Andrey Bely and Boris Eikhenbaum: ‘Along the Lines of Journal Criticism.’” Medi@lmanac 6 (2013): 128–136. Print.
  • “By the Way of Dispute.” Voprosy Literatury 2 (2012): 9–29. Print. [An article on Viktor Shklovsky and the Russia avant-garde.] [Voprosy literatury [Problems of Literature] is a leading Russian academic journal.]
  • “Andrey Bely and Boris Eikhenbaum: ‘Along the Lines of Journal Criticism.’” 100 Years of Russian Formalism. International Congress. Eds. Vyacheslav V. Invanov et al. Moscow: Institute of Slavic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 2013. 175–176. Print.
  • “Automatized Estrangement: A Critical Essay.” Zhurnalistika i kul’tura russkoi rechi 1 (2013): 58–65. Print. [Zhurnalistika i kul’tura russkoi rechi [Journalism and the Culture of Russian Speech] is an academic journal of Moscow State University.]
  • “Canon Formation in its Relation to Strangeness: Russian Formalism and Harold Bloom.” Zhurnalistika i kul’tura russkoi rechi 2 (2012): 86–103. Print.
  • “Estrangement in Prose and Creative Journalism.” Zhurnalistika i kul’tura russkoi rechi 3 (2011): 47–53. Print.
  • “A Valediction Forbidding Mourning: In Memory of Svetlana Svetana-Tolstaia.” Zhurnalistika i kul’tura russkoi rechi 4 (2010): 4–8. Print.
  • “Poetry of John Donne and Joseph Brodsky.” Zhurnalistika i kul’tura russkoi rechi 4 (2009): 27–38. Print.
  • “The Concept of Estrangement in the Works of Viktor Shklovsky.” Zhurnalistika i kul’tura russkoi rechi 2 (2009): 22–32. Print.
  • “Hyperinflation of the Word.” Zhurnalistika i kul’tura russkoi rechi 3 (2008): 34–40. Print. [An article on the language of Soviet newspapers of Stalin’s era.]
  • “A Conceptual Analysis of the Notion of Patriotism in the Essays of Leo Tolstoy.” Zhurnalistika i kul’tura russkoi rechi 3 (2007): 24–32. Print.


Laura Malhotra
Previous College / University attended: University of Warwick
Areas of Concentration: English and Italian Literature
Degree awarded: B.A. Honors
Languages and Literatures: Italian, French, Spanish
Country of origin: United Kingdom

Dario Marcucci
Areas of Concentration: Italian Literature
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English, French

Erika Mazzer
Previous College / University attended: Universita' degli Studi di Padova, New York University
Areas of Concentration: Renaissance Studies, Cultural History, Italian Literature, Heresy, Magic
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English, German , French

Corinna Messina-Kociuba
Areas of Concentration: Italian literature of the 20th century; women studies; foreign language education
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English, Spanish

Krystyna Michael
Areas of Concentration: romantic, 19th and 20th century literature (American, German, Polish); theories of anxiety; the aestheticization of urban landscape; intersections of philosophy; literature and history
Languages and Literatures: German, Polish

Ryan Milov-Cordoba
Previous College / University attended: Amherst College
Areas of Concentration: History of Medicine in Mediterranean Antiquity and Islamic Middle Ages
Degree awarded: B.A.,Classics and Interdisciplinary Studies
Languages and Literatures: Latin, Ancient Greek, Spanish
Country of origin: United States

Tom Moran
Languages and Literatures: Ancient Greek, French

Maria-Cristina Necula
Previous College / University attended: Lehman College, SUNY-Purchase, Univ. Paris IV Paris-Sorbonne
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: Romanian, French, Italian, Spanish, German
Country of origin: Romania

Nicoletta Nogara
Previous College / University attended: New York University
Degree awarded: B.A.
Languages and Literatures: Italian, French, German
Country of origin: Italy

Tatiana Nunez
Previous College / University attended: Hunter College
Areas of Concentration: late 18th and 19th century French and British literature; translation studies; critical theory
Degree awarded: B.A. English Literature
Languages and Literatures: English, Spanish, French, German

Nick Olson
Areas of Concentration: I am interested in the intersection of perception, aesthetic theory, and style, and its relationship to history and ideology. Most of my work has been in 20th century western European literature.
Languages and Literatures: English, French

Santiago Parga Linares
Areas of Concentration: Italian novel of the twentieth century; Colombian novel; Cinema and adaptation studies; New Media: Comics, graphic novel and videogames; Proust.
Languages and Literatures: Spanish, English, Italian, French
Country of origin: Colombia

Douglas Parker
Areas of Concentration: history of the novel; 19th century European & American literature; modernism; film & theatre; classics
Languages and Literatures: English, French, Italian, Spanish

Nicole Paronzini
Previous College / University attended: Boston College
Areas of Concentration: 19th-20th Century Italian literature
Degree awarded: M.A. Italian Studies, Boston College; M.A., Publishing and Communications, Univ. degli Studi di Milano, B.A., Italian Studies, Univ. degli Studi di Milano
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English, Latin
Country of origin: Italy
Publications: "Michele e Raskol' nikov: storia di un doppio mancato", Romance e-review (peer-reviewed BC Graduate Students Journal) 2014

Katherine Payne
Previous College / University attended: Columbia University, Brigham Young University
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: French, German, Ancient Hebrew
Country of origin: United States

Jeffrey Peer
Areas of Concentration: 19th and 20th century literature; modernism;
Languages and Literatures: Spanish, French
Country of origin: USA

Mike Phillips
Previous College / University attended: NYU, B.A., Comp. Lit.
Areas of Concentration: Transnational Cinema, Global Media Cultures, Film Genres, Historical Fiction & Film
Languages and Literatures: German, Portuguese, Spanish
Country of origin: USA
Publications:
  • “‘Rated R Because it’s Real’: Wattstax, Black Capitalism, and Discourses of Authenticity,” in Documenting the Black Experience: Essays on African American History, Culture and Identity in Nonfiction Films. Novotny Lawrence, ed. McFarland Press, 2014.
  • (See also CV for book reviews.)


Stefania Porcelli
Areas of Concentration: literature of the Second World War; Italian Resistance; literature and propaganda; Elsa Morante; Elizabeth Bowen
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English, German, Latin
Publications:
  • Between British Commitment and Irish Neutrality: Elizabeth Bowen’s Wavering Attitude towards WWII Propaganda,” in Managing Democracy: Propaganda and the Rhetorical Production of Economic and Political Realities, ed. by Gae Lyn Henderson and Mary J. Braun, forthcoming.
  • Lo scandalo della Storia e il romanzo storico: Elsa Morante,in Asimmetrie Letterarie, ed. Donatella Montini, Rome, Edizioni Nuova Cultura, 2013, pp. 103-131.       
  • City of Ghosts: Elizabeth Bowen’s Wartime Stories,in The Ghostly and the Ghosted in Literature and Film: Spectral Identities, ed. by Lisa Kröger and Melanie R. Anderson, Newark, University of Delaware Press, 2013, pp. 15-28.
  • In the Shadow of the Holocaust: Art Spiegelman’s Representation of Trauma in the Comic-Book Form, in Translating America: The Circulation of Narratives, Commodities, and Ideas between Italy, Europe, and the United States, ed. by Marina Camboni et al., Bern, Peter Lang, 2011, pp. 119-216.
  • Una civiltà della parola: il discorso nonviolento di Hannah Arendt, in I discorsi del potere. Comunicazione politica e strategie linguistiche, ed. by Donatella Montini, Soveria Mannelli, Rubbettino, 2010, pp. 151-166.
  • Territori di guerra: Elizabeth Bowen, Christa Wolf, in Fictions. Studi sulla narratività, 6 (2008): 51-60.
  • Language and Violence: Hannah Arendt and the American Sixties,Research Group on the Languages of War and Violence, Bergamo University, available at http://dinamico2.unibg.it/guerra/Atti2/Language_and_Violence.pdf (2007).


Adam Resnick
Areas of Concentration: existential literature; apocalypse in literature and film; Marxist theory; Nietzsche
Languages and Literatures: English, Spanish, Latin

Tom Ribitzky
Areas of Concentration: Shakespeare; British romanticism; 19th century German philosophy; British, German, and French modernism; melancholia
Languages and Literatures: English, German, French
Country of origin: Israel

Marc Rickenbach
Previous College / University attended: M.A. NYU
Areas of Concentration: 19/20th century minor and dialect literature; phenomenology of voice and place; continental philosophy; Geneva School;
Languages and Literatures: English, French, German, Swiss-German
Country of origin: USA

Nayar Rivera
Areas of Concentration: folktale narratives; migrants; tricksters; metaphor and neuroscience
Languages and Literatures: French, Spanish, English, Russian
Publications:
  • Alas. Mijail Kuzmin. Mexico, Felou, 2013. [Annotated translation and introduction]
  • El deshielo. Mexico, Felou, 2011.
  • Reglas de urbanidad. Mexico, Quimera, 2008.
  • En la casa de la sal. Mexico, Delegación Iztacalco/Versal, 2002.
  • “El éxtasis, la identidad y el deseo. La música como experiencia de libertad”, in
  • México se escribe con jota, Mexico, Planeta, 2010.
  • “Fabio Morábito: La ola que regresa. Poesía reunida”, in Periódico de poesía, Mexico, UNAM, 2010. (Book review)
  • “When slaves love each other, it’s not love: Phil Collins en la galleria Tanya Bonakdar gallery”, in Replicante 20, Mexico, 2009. (Art review)
  • “Melodrama en cinco películas. Luis Zapata y su novela rosa a la vuelta del siglo” in Replicante 16, Mexico, 2008. (Book review)


Yelizaveta Shapiro
Areas of Concentration: 20th century Russian and English poetry and literature; Isaac babel; poetics; uncertainty as a language of crisis and its effects
Languages and Literatures: Russian

Katherine Shloznikova
Areas of Concentration: narcissism and ethics; Proust
Languages and Literatures: French, Russian

Francesca Silva
Previous College / University attended: Università di Bologna
Areas of Concentration: Spain, Latin America, British romanticism, modernism, translation studies
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English, Spanish, French
Country of origin: Italy

Jeffrey P. Smith
Areas of Concentration: classical culture; tragic analysis of human behavior and human obsession with artistic fictions; primacy of language in human identity; intersection of political philosophy in literature
Languages and Literatures: French, German
Publications:
  • "Vital Victuals: A Postmodern Remix." Brooklyn Rail. 


Claire Sommers
Areas of Concentration: Greek and Roman literatures; French literature (Renaissance-19th century); literary and critical theory; ancient-modern relations; philosophy and literature; theories of genre; mimesis
Languages and Literatures: English, French, Ancient Greek, Latin, Spanish, Italian

Linda Stein
Areas of Concentration: medieval literatures of Spain, France and England
Languages and Literatures: English, Spanish, French
Country of origin: USA

Lisa Tagliaferri
Previous College / University attended: MSc, Queen Mary, University of London; MA, Binghamton University; BA, Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College
Areas of Concentration: Renaissance studies, hagiography, mysticism, digital humanities
Languages and Literatures: Italian, Latin, French
Country of origin: USA
Publications:
  • "Mi fanno male i capellis: Paranoia and Pain in Antonioni's Red Desert." The International Journal of Literature and Psychology, (forthcoming).
  • "Aspetterà: Anna and Claudia, L'avventura and the Neutral.The Quint: An Interdisciplinary Quarterly 6.2 (2014).


Jesse Tandler
Areas of Concentration: 20th century American literature, psychoanalysis, Heidegger​, desire.
Languages and Literatures: English, German, Spanish

Julia Titus
Areas of Concentration: 19th century Russian and French literature, specifically Dostoevsky, Balzac, and Hugo; language and literature; myth of the city; Russian theatre
Languages and Literatures: Russian, French, Italian

Gina Maria Tomasulo
Areas of Concentration: women's studies; the novel in France and Italy; African American literature; contemporary autobiographical writings; postcolonial studies; narratology; psychoanalysis
Languages and Literatures: Italian, French

Stephen Tremaine
Previous College / University attended: Bard College, Tulane University
Degree awarded: B.A., M.A.
Languages and Literatures: Japanese
Country of origin: United States

Christopher Trice
Areas of Concentration: literary theory; screen aesthetics; early Soviet critical theory; montage theory; philosophies of immanence; word as image; representations of time and memory
Languages and Literatures: English, French

Katherine Volkmer
Previous College / University attended: Johns Hopkins University, Dickinson College
Degree awarded: M.A., B.A.
Languages and Literatures: Italian, French, Spanish
Country of origin: United States

Chun-ling Wei
Areas of Concentration: English literature; Renaissance studies; modern drama; literary theory; Chinese films

Matvei Yankelevich
Areas of Concentration: literary theory; metaphor; surrealism; 20th century poetry; translation; visual culture and theatre; theories of Avant-Garde

Alessandro Zammataro
Areas of Concentration: Middle Ages, 19th – 20th century and contemporary literature; Digital Philology; Digital Humanities; Digital restoring and visual improving of medieval and modern manuscripts; Petrarch
Languages and Literatures: Italian, English
Country of origin: Italy
Publications:
  • Il Canto della Vergine. Storia mistica e immagini del Medioevo nella poesia di F. Tozzi, Roma, Aracne Editrice, 2013. 
  • Il Carteggio Tozzi-Formìggini (1911-1913), Edizione critica, Roma, Aracne Editrice (forthcoming).
  • I libri della Memoria. La biblioteca ideale di Federigo Tozzi tra letteratura e filologia, in Atti del XIV Convegno internazionale di studi Pisa, Edizioni ETS, 2013. 
  • Tozzi, Formìggini e «La città della Vergine», tra mercato e medioevo, in Atti del XII Convegno internazionale di studi, Pisa, Edizioni ETS, 2011.
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Victor Xavier Zarour
Areas of Concentration: Theory of the novel, English Literature, the nineteenth century French and English novel, the Victorian Era, poetry.
Languages and Literatures: Spanish, English, Italian, French

Nicole Zeftel
Areas of Concentration: nineteenth-century American literature, popular culture, and psychology; psychoanalysis; affect theory; nineteenth-century social relations and working-class cultures
Languages and Literatures: Spanish, German

Ting Zhang
Areas of Concentration: 19th century English and European realist novel
Languages and Literatures: Chinese, English, Spanish, French

Meng Zhou
Previous College / University attended: Renmin University, Nanjing University
Degree awarded: LL.B., M.A.
Languages and Literatures: Chinese, English
Country of origin: China

Alexandra Zobel
Areas of Concentration: Latin American literature; Arabic literature; the effects of violence on, and portrayals in, literature; literature as vehicle for social protest and change
Languages and Literatures: Spanish, French, Italian, Arabic