Emeritus Faculty

Leonard Barkan
Office Phone
Office
129 East Pyne

Office Hours Spring 2022:  By appointment

Period(s): Early Modern Literature, art, and culture; Antiquity

Languages: Italian, French, German, Latin

Research Interests: Early Modern and Ancient literature and art;…

Victor Brombert
Office Phone
Office
303 East Pyne
Stanley Corngold
Office Phone
Office
41 William St., Office #107

Stanley Corngold, a graduate of Columbia and Cornell Universities, has published widely on modern German writers and thinkers (e.g., Dilthey, Nietzsche, Musil, Kraus, Mann, Benjamin, Adorno, among others), but for the most part he has translated and written on the work of Franz Kafka. He recently co-edited, with commentary, a translation of…

Caryl Emerson

For several decades my scholarly and teaching interests have been focused on the 19th century (Pushkin, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and Russian opera) with a 20th-century pocket for Mikhail Bakhtin. Some of these themes recycle (Pushkin's Boris Godunov, for example, which was both part of my dissertation and

John Fleming
Office Phone
Office
C-II-J Firestone Library
Alexander Nehamas
Office Phone
Office
120 1879 Hall
Periods: Antiquity, 19th and 20th centuries

Languages: Classical Greek and Latin, French, German

Research Interests: Classical Philosophy, Nietzsche, Philosophy of Art, Literary Theory

Office Hours Spring 2022

Alexander Nehamas was born…

Michael Wood
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Office Hours Spring 2018: By appointment only

Michael Wood studied French and German at Cambridge University, and has taught at Columbia University and at the University of Exeter in the UK. He has written books on Vladimir Nabokov, Luis Buñuel, Franz Kafka and Gabriel García Márquez, as well as The Road to Delphi…

Froma Zeitlin
Office Phone
Office
3-13-E-1 Firestone Library

Periods: Ancient, 20th century

Languages: Greek, Latin, French, Hebrew

Research Interests: Ancient Greek Literature & Culture, gender; visual culture; Holocaust Studies

Froma I. Zeitlin was born in 1933, educated at Radcliffe-Harvard (BA 1954) and Columbia…

Leonard Barkan
Class of 1943 University Professor; Associate Member of the Departments of Art and Archaeology, Classics, and English.
Office Phone
Office
129 East Pyne

Office Hours Spring 2022:  By appointment

Period(s): Early Modern Literature, art, and culture; Antiquity

Languages: Italian, French, German, Latin

Research Interests: Early Modern and Ancient literature and art;…

Victor Brombert
Henry Putnam University Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and Comparative Literature, Emeritus.
Office Phone
Office
303 East Pyne
Stanley Corngold
Professor of German and Comparative Literature, Emeritus.
Office Phone
Office
41 William St., Office #107

Stanley Corngold, a graduate of Columbia and Cornell Universities, has published widely on modern German writers and thinkers (e.g., Dilthey, Nietzsche, Musil, Kraus, Mann, Benjamin, Adorno, among others), but for the most part he has translated and written on the work of Franz Kafka. He recently co-edited, with commentary, a translation of…

Caryl Emerson
A. Watson Armour, III, University Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures. Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Comparative Literature. Chair, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.

For several decades my scholarly and teaching interests have been focused on the 19th century (Pushkin, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and Russian opera) with a 20th-century pocket for Mikhail Bakhtin. Some of these themes recycle (Pushkin's Boris Godunov, for example, which was both part of my dissertation and

John Fleming
Louis W. Fairchild '24 Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Emeritus.
Office Phone
Office
C-II-J Firestone Library
Alexander Nehamas
Edmund N. Carpenter II Class of 1943 Professor in the Humanities. Professor of Philosophy and Comparative Literature.
Office Phone
Office
120 1879 Hall
Periods: Antiquity, 19th and 20th centuries

Languages: Classical Greek and Latin, French, German

Research Interests: Classical Philosophy, Nietzsche, Philosophy of Art, Literary Theory

Office Hours Spring 2022

Alexander Nehamas was born…

Michael Wood
Charles Barnwell Straut Class of 1923 Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Emeritus.
Office Phone

Office Hours Spring 2018: By appointment only

Michael Wood studied French and German at Cambridge University, and has taught at Columbia University and at the University of Exeter in the UK. He has written books on Vladimir Nabokov, Luis Buñuel, Franz Kafka and Gabriel García Márquez, as well as The Road to Delphi…

Froma Zeitlin
Ewing Professor of Greek Language and Literature, Emeritus.
Office Phone
Office
3-13-E-1 Firestone Library

Periods: Ancient, 20th century

Languages: Greek, Latin, French, Hebrew

Research Interests: Ancient Greek Literature & Culture, gender; visual culture; Holocaust Studies

Froma I. Zeitlin was born in 1933, educated at Radcliffe-Harvard (BA 1954) and Columbia…