Core Faculty

April Alliston
Office Phone
Office
109 East Pyne

 

Office Hours Spring 2024: Thursday afternoons, 3:00-5:00, and by appointment

Periods: Eighteenth century British and European literature

Languages: English, French

Research Interests: theory and history of narrative and the…

Wendy Laura Belcher
Office Phone
Office
105 East Pyne

Periods: medieval and early modern British and African literature

Languages of research interest: Gəˁəz, Amharic, French, Hausa, Anglophone

Research interests: early African literature, African language literature, African literature in English; African discourse and…

David Bellos
Office Phone
Office
330 East Pyne

 

Office Hours Spring 2024: Monday 2:30 - 4:00 PM and by appointment             

Period(s): Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Languages: French, with ancillary interests in German, Russian and Balkan literatures

Sandra Bermann
Office Phone
Office
107 East Pyne

Periods: Twentieth century, early modern period (especially lyric poetry)

Languages: French, Italian, Latin

Research Interests: translation, literary theory, twentieth-century French and Italian literature (particularly poetry), comparative literature,…

Joshua Billings
Office Phone
Office
164 East Pyne

Periods: Greco-Roman antiquity, modern Europe

Language(s): Ancient Greek, Latin, German, French

Research Interests: Tragedy, Intellectual History, Reception Studies, History of Scholarship

Claudia Brodsky
Office Phone
Office
135 East Pyne

Office Hours Spring 2024: By Appointment

Periods: seventeenth century to present

Languages: German, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

Research Interests: Literature and Philosophy, including Lyric Poetry and Poetic Theory, seventeenth century…
Marina Brownlee
Office Phone
Office
342 East Pyne

Office Hours Spring 2024: Tuesday and Wednesday 12:00 - 1:30 PM and by appointment

Period(s): Medieval and Early Modern Iberia

Languages: Spanish, French, Italian

Research Interests: medieval and early modern literature and theory

Benjamin Conisbee Baer
Office Phone
Office
104 East Pyne

Periods: Modern and Contemporary

Languages: Bengali, German, French

Research Interests: Marxism, Deconstruction, Postcolonial Literature and Theory, Translation Problems, Subaltern Predicaments

Office Hours Spring 2024:  Tuesday, 11am…

Maria DiBattista
Office Phone
Office
32 McCosh Hall

Office Hours Spring 2024:  Spring Term Leave

Periods: twentieth century

Languages: Italian

Research Interests: twentieth century literature and film, the European novel and narrative theory; British literature; contemporary literature and…

Susana Draper
Office Phone
Office
124 East Pyne

Office Hours Spring 2024:   Academic Year Leave   

Karen Emmerich
Office Phone
Office
035 East Pyne

Office Hours Spring 2024: 

My office hours will be on Tuesdays 12 to 1PM, on Zoom.  And you can set up appointments using Bookings

Periods: nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first century

Languages: Greek, English, Turkish

Thomas Hare
Office Phone
Office
113 East Pyne

Period(s): Classical and Medieval (Japan), Ancient (Egypt)

Languages: Japanese, Chinese, French, Spanish, Middle and Late Egyptian

Research Interests: Japanese Literature and Drama, Buddhism, Ancient Egyptian Writing and Representation

Office Hours Spring…

Daniel Heller-Roazen
Office Phone
Office
103 East Pyne

 Research Interests: Medieval Studies, Philosophy, Aesthetics, Poetics, Linguistics

Daniel Heller-Roazen is the Arthur W. Marks 1919 Professor of Comparative Literature and the Council of the Humanities. He is the author of 

Lital Levy
Office Phone
Office
123 East Pyne

Periods: 19th-21st century  Languages: Hebrew, Arabic, Anglophone

Research Interests: Comparative literature, cultural studies, critical theory, intellectual history

My work strives to decolonize my main areas of study: comparative literature and Jewish…