B.A., Université Abdou Moumouni (Niamey); M.A., Ph.D., Indiana
Women’s orality and literacy practices in African Muslim societies, African literature and folklore, African and comparative women's studies.
B.A., College of Creative Studies, California (Santa Barbara); Ph.D., California (Santa Barbara)
Twentieth-century literatures in Spanish, English, and French; human rights; torture and disappearance; exile studies; translation; genre studies; cartography.
B.A., Barnard College; Ph.D., Harvard
Nineteenth-century Russian literature and cultural history; empire and nationalism studies; post colonial theory; Polish literature.
B.A., Brandeis; M.A., Ph.D., California (Davis)
Modern and postmodern drama, theater theory and performance studies, 20th century studies, feminism and gender studies.
B.A., Istanbul and EUP Rome; Ph.D., Columbia
Philosophy of lilterature; religion and literature; modern European letters; cultural legacy of the late Ottoman Empire, Ottoman and modern Turkish; Oriental Jewry and Ladino; world literature.
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Feminist theory; cinema and cultural studies; World War II and holocaust; television and contemporary culture; theories of national identity; French cinema & culture.
B.A., Washington in St. Louis; M.A., Wisconsin (Madison); Ph.D., Stanford
Literature of the Age of Goethe, Romantic aesthetic and philosophical theories, German intellectual history (18th-20th-century), questions of gender and the construction of subjectivity, philosophical approaches to literature, representations of Jews in German critical discourse.
B.A., Cornell; M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins
Nineteenth- and twentieth-century German literature, literary theory and intellectual history. Intersections among literary, philosophical and psychoanalytic discourses; holocaust studies.
B.A., Puerto Rico; Ph.D., Brown
Comparative race and ethnic studies, comparative critical theory, Caribbean philosophy, decolonial thinking.
B.A., Tufts; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Modern Hindi and Tamil literature, Indian Literature, feminism and gender studies, world literature, translation studies, genre studies, postcolonial theory.
B.A., Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú; M.A., Ph.D., Texas
Spanish American literature: writing and environment, literacy and orality. Ecocriticism, political ecology and environmental history.
B.A., M.A., Chicago; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Modern Spanish Peninsular cultural studies and Spanish-language film; cinema studies.
B.A., Puerto Rico; M.A., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Hispanic Caribbean, and Latino Literature; Literary Theory, Colonial and Postcolonial Theory, Migration Studies; Latin American Literature.
B.A., M.A., M.Phil., University of Pune; Ph.D., Kansas
Multilingual Indian modernisms; Marathi literature; Indo-Caribbean literature; Poetry Studies; Translation Studies; Caribbean and Postcolonial Studies; and Indian Book History.
B.A., Princeton; M.A., Ph.D., Chicago
Nineteenth- and twentieth-century literatures in English, French, and Spanish; literary and cultural theory; philosophy and literature; history of sexuality; media theory and history.
B.A., Princeton; Ph.D., Yale
Literature of the Enlightenment and the Age of Goethe; Modern aesthetics and intellectual history; Frankfurt School; 20th-century German novel.
B.A., Hampshire College; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard
Japanese literature (Edo period); gender and sexuality in Japanese literature; Japanese women's writing
B.A., Stanford; M.A., Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Maghrebi and Sub-Saharan African Literatures in French, modern French poetry, the Qur'an and Arabic poetry, Chinese poetry (especially Tang and Qing), Korean poetry.
B.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale
Latino/a Literature and Culture, XXth-Century Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies, gender theory and sexuality studies, and psychoanalysis.
B.A., Brown; M.A., Ph.D., Yale
Eighteenth-century literature and intellectual history; twentieth-century criticism and theory.
B.A., Princeton; Ph.D., Harvard
Russian and Czech literature, film and literary theory; autobiography, in-between genres; everyday life; representations of war and the Lenigrad Blockade; the culture of the thaw; gender and sexuality; memory and history; theories of the self.
Dottore in Lettere, Firenze; Ph.D., Yale
Medieval poetry and Dante, The Re-writing of Biblical Texts in Literary Texts of the Italian Tradition, The Devil in European Culture, Autobiography.
B.A., Wisconsin; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard
The novel from its European beginnings to its transformations by East, South, and Southeast Asian writers; hybrid modernity in material culture, literature, and the arts; modern Japanese fiction and the West.
B.A., Wisconsin; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard
Interface of ancient Greek and modern texts, Jungian interpretation of myth, modernist cryptic intertexts.