DISSERTATION: "Versions of Engagement: A Journal, the Novel, and Postwar Italy and France" (2007)
POSITION: IHUM Post-doctoral Fellowship at Stanford University
DISSERTATION: "Sympathy and the Novel: Shared Sentiment in Britain and France, 1750-1850 " (2007)
POSITION: Syracuse University, Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Humanities (2007-present): first-year courses on Monstrosity in European Lit and Film, Emotions in 19c Lit, upper-level English courses on approaches to the novel and sympathy in literature, philosophy, and science
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: “Novelistic Sympathy in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein” Studies in Romanticism 48 (Spring 2009): 3-22; “Translating Sympathy by the Letter: Henry Mackenzie, Sophie de Condorcet, and Adam Smith” Eighteenth-Century Fiction 22.1 (Fall 2009): 71-98
DISSERTATION: "Radicals and Realists: British Poetry from Auden to Heaney" (2006)
POSITION: Writing Program at the Gallatin School at NYU
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: poems and translations in Chicago Review 54.3 (Spring 2009); Podium and New Mexico Poetry Review (forthcoming)
DISSERTATION: "Constructing Jewish Texts in Russian Literature: The Cases of Mandelshtam, Brodsky, and Slutsky" (2006)
POSITION: Assistant Professor of Russian and Humanities, Reed College
Robyn L. Schiffman
DISSERTATION: "Werther and the End of Epistolarity, 1774-1824" (2006)
POSITION: Assistant Professor of English, Department of Literature, Language, Writing, and Philosophy, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ.
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: “Werther and the Epistolary Novel.” European Romantic Review 19.4 (October 2008): 421-438; "Review Essay: Psychological Criticism on Dickens, 1982-2001." Dickens Studies Annual 33 (2003): 351-65; "Wax-Work, Clock-Work, and Puppet-Shews: Bleak House and the Uncanny."Dickens Studies Annual 30 (2001): 159-71.
DISSERTATION: "Ancient Epics, Renaissance Translations" (2005)
POSITION: Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of English. at Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota
DISSERTATION: "Shock: Modernist Scenes of Encounter" (2005)
POSITION: Assistant Professor of English, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: "The Distance from 'Primitivism,'" in Third Text 2000.
DISSERTATION: "The American Reception of Henryk Sienkiewicz's Quo Vadis?"(2005)
POSITION: Faculty member of both the History and the Classics Departments and next year ('06-'07) the Grade Adviser for the Junior Class at Germantown Friends School (an independent Quaker day school for grades K-12), Philadelphia, PA.
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: 1)"Zygmunt Krasinski's 'The Un-Divine Comedy': Romantic Ideology as Revolutionary Criticism." Proceedings of the Consortium on Revolutionary Europe, 1750-1850, 1992; 2)"Prayer, Study, and the Life of Withdrawal from the World." Dominican Monastic Search, Vol.11, 1992; 3)"Understanding Enclosure in Contemporary Society." Dominican Monastic Search, Vol. 15, 1996.
DISSERTATION: "Literature and Photography in the Works of Julio Cortázar, Salvador Elizondo and Tomás Eloy Martínez" (2004)
POSITION: Assistant Professor, Department of Hispanic and Italian Studies, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: "Writing on the Walls: Exploring Julio Cortazar's Textual Cities," in Proceedings of the New Cities New Media Conference (University of Southern California: 2003); "Verbal/Visual Braids: On the Photographic Medium in the Work of Julio Cortázar," Mosaic 37 (2004); "Ekphrasis and the Contest of Representations in La Novela de Perón (1985) by Tomás Eloy Martínez," in Double Exposure: Photography and Literature in Latin America, ed. Marcy Schwartz and Mary Beth Tierney-Tello (The University of New Mexico Press: forthcoming, 2005)
Charles M. Cooney
DISSERTATION: "Transplantation and Transformation: French-American Literary Exchange from 1920-2000" (2004)
POSITION: Currently working in humanities computing, building index rich, full text searchable databases for Alexander Street Press.
DISSERTATION: "Kin and Companions: Gender and Sociability in Ancient China and Greece" (2004)
POSITION: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Asian Languages, Stanford University
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: "Virtue and Talent: Women and Fushi in Early China." Nan Nu 5.2 (2003): 1-42; "The Hearth and the Temple: Mapping Female Religiosity in Late Imperial China, 1550-1900." Late Imperial China 24.2 (2003): 109-155.
DISSERTATION: "Blacks and Exiles: African American and German Exiled Authors 1933-1952"(2004)
POSITION: Lecturer English Dept. of The Vrije Unversiteit Amsterdam; Previous position in administration at the local polytechnic in Zwolle, (Netherlands), a city founded in the 12th century
CONFERENCES: (Summer 2005) presented at the first international Anthony Burgess conference. Presented at the Joseph Conrad society's panel for the MLA Dec 2005.
DISSERTATION: "Nation, Post-War Identity, and Poetics in Ingebor Bachman and Hwang Chiu" (2003)
POSITION: Visiting Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University
DISSERTATION: "Through a 'Futuristic' Lens: Aesthetics of Technology and Film in the Works of Gabriele D'Annunzio and F.T. Marinetti, 1909-1920" (2003)
POSITION: Assistant Professor, Department of French and Italian, Tulane University
Rosana Kohl Bines
DISSERTATION: "Post-Shoah Identity Between Languages" (2001)
POSITION: Adjunct Professor, Pontifícia Universidade Católica in Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Literature and Language Department (August 2005 - August 2006 - renewable every year). February 2006 hired as researcher at the Cátedra Unesco de Leitura/PUC-Rio (Unesco Chair on reading/PUC-Rio), a pioneer project in Latin America for disseminating reading practices through the creation of a web site with on-line service for readers.
RESEARCH PROJECT: For the past two years, developed a comparative literature research project that examines testimonial writings by Holocaust survivors vis-v-vis Brazilian literature related to the experience of dictatorship (torture, prison, exile, death). The research was conducted at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica in Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio) SELECT PUBLICATIONS:1) "Cotejando a dor: narrativas da barbarie" (Contrasting the Pain: Narratives of Barbarism) in Literatura e Comparativismo. Ana Lucia de Souza Henriques (Ed.) Rio de Janeiro: Eduerj, 2005. 2) "O Golem Revisitado" (The Golem revisited) in Revista 18. Centro da Cultura Judaica. Year III, Number 10, Dez/Jan/Feb, 2005. 3) "A prosa desbocada do ilustre escritor estrangeiro" (The Distinguished Foreign Writer's Cursing Language) in Experiencia cultural judaica no Brasil: recepcao, inclusao e ambivalencia. Monica Grin and Nelson Vieira (Eds.), Rio de Janeiro: Topbooks, 2004.
DISSERTATION: "Properties of the Mind: Prose Fiction and Intellectual Property in Sixteenth-Century England" (2001)
POSITION: Associate Professor, Dept. of English, University of Memphis
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: "Th'Intertraffique of the Minde": Publishing John Florio's Translation of the Essais," Montaigne Studies 11 (1999).
Daniel H. Foster
DISSERTATION: "The Hellenization of Politics: Wagner's Ring Cycle and the Greeks" (2001)
POSITION: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Theater Studies, Duke University
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: "Performance Communities: Franz Schubert's Die Winterreise and the British Romantics," in Inventing the Individual: Romanticism and the Idea of Individualism (Provo: Brigham Young University, 2002), ed. Larry H. Peer, pp. 87-104; "Music Drama or Music Parody? The Operatic Chorus in Richard Wagner's Götterdämmerung ," Text and Presentation 22 (2002); review of Frederic Spotts' Bayreuth: A History of the Wagner Festival, in Qui Parle 10-1 (1998): 113-118.
DISSERTATION: "Theatrical Dissections and Dancing Cadavers: Andreas Vesalius and Sixteenth-Century Anatomy's Engagement with Popular Culture" (2001)
POSITION: Assistant Professor, Department of English, Miami University, OH; previously Assistant Professor, Department of Literature, Communication, and Culture, Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta) tenure-track, 2002; previously held a postdoctoral fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin (2000-2001) and a lectureship at Harvard in the History and Literature concentration (2001-2002).
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: Theaters of Anatomy: Medical Students, Teachers, and Traditions of Dissection in Renaissance Venice, Johns Hopkins, 2011. "A History of Anatomy Theaters in Padua," Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences, July 2004.
GRANTS: from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation for travel to Venice and Padua, from the Renaissance Society of America for travel to Venice, from the NEH, a summer stipend, to support ongoing research, from the Huntington Library in Pasadena CA for research, and from the Boston Countway Library of Medicine for research.
Stefani Brooke Engelstein
DISSERTATION: "Organs of Meaning: The 'Natural' Human Body in Literature and Science of the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries" (2001)
POSITION: Assistant Professor of German, Dept. of German and Russian Studies University of Missouri, Columbia
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: "Reproductive Machines in E.T.A. Hoffmann," in Body Dialectics in the Age of Goethe, ed. Holger Pausch and Marianne Henn (Rodopi Press, forthcoming 2003); "The Regenerative Geography of the Text in William Blake." Modern Language Studies 30.2 (Fall 2000): 61-86; "Out on a Limb: Military Medicine, Heinrich von Kleist and the Disarticulated Body." German Studies Review. 23.2 (May 2000): 225-244.
DISSERTATION: "Intersubjectivity: Halide Edib or The "Ottoman/Turkish (Woman)" as the Subject of Knowledge," (2001)
POSITION: Assistant Professor, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey. Currently postdoc fellow in Berlin
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: "National Myths and Self-Na(rra)tions: Mustafa Kemal's Nutuk and Halide Edib's Memoirs and The Turkish Ordeal," South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 102, nos. 2-3 (forthcoming Spring/Summer 2003): 511-529
DISSERTATION: " Anxieties of Trauma: Representations of Disaster in Colonial and Contemporary Latin America. An Essay in Catastrophic Reading" (2001)
POSITION: Associate Professor, Dept. of History, Universidad Nacional de Bogotá, Colombia
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: A couple of articles on colonial Latin American culture.
Nicole Elise Lassahn
DISSERTATION: "Songes...qui ne sont mie mençongier": Historical Content and Fictional Truth in Dream Poetry from the Time of the Hundred Years War (2001)
POSITION: Assistant Dean of the Graduate School, Loyola University, Chicago
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: "Literary Representations of History in Fourteenth Century England: Shared Technique and Divergent Practice in Chaucer and Langland," Essays in Medieval Studies 17 (2000): 49-64; "Verit historique et verit fictionelle dans le Voir-Dit de Guillaume de Machaut," in Comme mon coeur desire: Etudes sur Guillaume de Machaut (Paradigme Press, 2001), pp. 257-280; "French Studies: Late Medieval Literature," The Years Work in Romance and Celtic Languages and Literatures 63 (2001).
DISSERTATION: "The Present "As It Really Is": Historicism and the Theory of the Avant-Garde" (2001)
POSITION: Assistant Professor of Czech with Slovak Studies at University College London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: "Tendentious Modernism: Karel Teige's Path to Functionalism." Forthcoming in Slavic Review (Winter 2009); "Toward a Genealogy of Modernism: Herder, Nietzsche, History." In Modern Language Quarterly 67.4 (December 2006): 505-525; "'Wie ein Kind ist unser Volk': Hybrid Identity and National Consciousness in Rilke's Zwei Prager Geschichten." In The German Quarterly 79.3 (Summer 2006): 329-346; "'Kein abgefallenes Blatt ohne Wirkung geblieben': Organicism and Pluralism in Herder's Metaphorics of Culture." In Sabine Groß and Gerhard Sauder, eds., Der frühe und der späte Herder: Kontinuität und/oder Korrektur (Synchron Verlag, 2007): 89-97; "The Style of the Present: Karel Teige on Constructivism and Poetism." Representations 88 (Fall 2004): 102-124; "Echoes of the Epochal: Historicism and the Realism Debate." Comparative Literature 56.3 (Summer 2004): 207-226.
DISSERTATION: "Bilingualism and Biculturalism in Self-Translation: Samuel Beckett and Vladimir Nabokov as Doubled Novelists" (2000)
POSITION: Maytag Associate Professor and Chair of Comparative Literature, Colorado College
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: "Collaboration and Self-Translation." In Oxford's History of Literary Translation in English. Oxford: Oxford University Press (forthcoming 2008); "Teleiopoesis as Elliptical Endeavor: The Pedagogy and Scholarship of Comparative Literature." Comparative Literature 2005 (forthcoming); "Taking Lolita for a Field Trip: Butterflies et al." "Teaching Lolita with Lepidoptera." In Approaches to Teaching Lolita, ed. Zoran Kuzmanovich and Galya Diment. New York: The Modern Language Association of America (forthcoming 2008); "In Search of the 'Real' Smurov: Doubling and Dialogic Construction of Identity in Nabokov's Sogladatay (The Eye)." In Festschrift for Lisa Crone. Bloomington, IN: Slavica, 2007";"2005 Report on the Undergraduate Comparative Literature Curriculum." Profession (2006): 177-197";Teleiopoiesis, Telepoesis, and the Practice of Comparative Literature." Comparative Literature 57:3 (Summer 2005): 239-245; In Place of a Preface: Reading Chapter One of Nabokov's Laughter in the Dark as a Foreword to the English Translation." Proceedings of the International Vladimir Nabokov Symposium 2002. 26 June 2003 http://www.nabokovmuseum.org/PDF/Scheiner.pdf; "Writing at the Crossroads: Samuel Beckett and the Case of the Bilingual Self-Translating Author." In English Literature and the "Other" Languages, ed. Marius Buning and Ton Hoenselaars. Atlanta and Amsterdam: Rodopi Press, 1999: 175-184.; Translation of "Une Réelle allégresse," Geneviève Chevallier. The Journal of Beckett Studies, Special Issue: Beckett in France, volume 4, number 1 (Autumn 1994).
DISSERTATION: "The Ends of Seduction, or, Libertines, Respectable Folks, Vampires, and Harassers" (2000)
POSITION: Visiting Assistant Professor in Comparative Literature at the University of Oregon; formerly Associate Director Humanities Laboratory, University of Illinois Chicago
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: currently working on a book provisionally entitled, "The Godless Institution of Gower Street"; " The Seducer as Friend: The Disappearance of Sex as a Sign of Conquest in Les Liaisons dangereuses," PMLA 116 (200): 314-28; "Emblems of Emptiness, Smoking as a Way of Life in Jean Eustache's La Maman et la Putain " forthcoming in book on cultural history of smoking by Reaktion Press.
DISSERTATION: "The Poetical Uncanny. A Study of Early Modern Fantastic Fiction" (2000)
POSITION: teacher, Lincoln Park High School, Chicago, IL
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: Rethinking the Uncanny in Hoffmann and Tieck (Peter Lang, 2005)
Marcos Piason Natali
DISSERTATION: "The Politics of Nostalgia: An Essay on Ways of Relating to the Past" (2000)
POSITION: Assistant Professor, Department of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature, University of São Paulo, Brazil
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: A política da nostalgia: Um estudo das formas do passado (São Paulo: Nankin, 2006)
DISSERTATION: "Models of Exile: Koestler, Nabokov, Kundera" (2000)
POSITION: University of Denver, Marsico writing lecturer in a new program headed by Doug Hesse (beginning fall 2006); previous position in English and American Studies, Western Michigan University
Craig J. Luchsinger
DISSERTATION: "The Decay of the Real: Oe Kenzaburo and the Reinvention of Literary Heterodoxy" (1999)
PUBLICATIONS: "A White Paper on the Impact of Project Semiotics: Implementing AceReader Software and E-books to Raise Standardized Reading Scores" (online publication at www.stepware.com)
POSITION: Teacher, Aniak High School, Alaska, giving interdisciplinary courses in Literacy and Earth Science, Numeracy and Physics, Technology, and Culinary Art; President, MindCorral Educational Ventures (consulting firm in the field of reading and high stakes testing)
DISSERTATION: "Towards a Missionary Poetics in Late Ming China: The Jesuit Appropriation of 'Greco-Roman' Lore Through the Medieval Tradition of European Exempla" (1999)
POSITION: Assoc iate Research Fellow (tenure-track), Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica, Nanking, Tapie City, Taiwan; Joint Associate Professor, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan (2006-)
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: "Exemplum and Apadana: Buddhist Influences on the Chinese Writings of Late-Ming Jesuits," Bulletin of the Institute of Chinese Literature and Philosophy, Academia Sinica (2001), winner of the Academia Sinica Research Award for Junior Research Investigators (2003); Reviewing Tawain: A Literary Chronicle, 191-2003 (2004), winner of United Daily's Books of the Year, 2004;Late Ming China and European Literature (in Chinese) (Academia Sinica Press/Linking Publishing, 2005), winner of the Academia Sinica Investigator Award (2006)
Daniel A. Burland
DISSERTATION: "Invention, Imitation and Poetic Voice in the Works of François Villon, Clément Marot and Joachim Du Bellay" (1998)
POSITION: Graduate Student in Sociology at the U of Massachusetts-Amherst (Fall 2005); previously sergeant in US. military, stationed in Afghanistan until Feb. 2004; High School French/Spanish teacher from 2004 until Fall 2005
Laura Raidonis Bates
DISSERTATION: "Shakespeare in Latvia: The Contest for Appropriation During the Nationalist Movement, 1884-1918" (1998)
POSITION: Assistant Prof. of English, Indiana State University (Terre Haute) (specialization in Children's Lit)
James St. André
DISSERTATION: "History, Mystery, Myth: A Comparative Study of Narrative Strategies in The Baijia Gongan and The Complete Sherlock Holmes" (1998)
POSITION: Lecturer in Translation Studies with Mandarin School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures, The University of Manchester
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: (editor) Thinking through Translation with Metaphors. Manchester: St. Jerome Press, 2010; “The Development of British Sinology and Changes in Translation Practice: The Case of Sir John Francis Davis (1795-1890)” Translation and Interpreting Studies 2, no. 2 (Autumn 2007): 3-42; “Reading Court Cases from the Song and the Ming: Fact and Fiction, Law and Literature.” In Robert Hegel and Katy Carlitz, editors, Writing and Law in Late Imperial China: Crime, Conflict, and Judgment. St. Louis: Washington University Press, 2007: 189-214; “He ‘catch no ball’ leh! Globalisation versus localisation in the Singaporean translation market.” Meta 51, no. 4 (Dec 2006): 771-786; “Revealing the Invisible: Heterolingualism in Three Generations of Singaporean Playwrights .” Target 18, no. 2 (2006): 139-61; “Traveling Toward True Translation: The First Generation of Sino-English Translators.” The Translator 12, no. 2 (2006): 1-22; “’You Can Never Go Home Again’: Cultural Memory and Identity Formation in the Writing of Southeast Asian Chinese”. Journal of Chinese Overseas 2, no. 1 (May 2006): 33-55; “‘But do they have a notion of Justice?’ Staunton’s 1810 translation of the Penal Code.” The Translator 10, no. 1 (April 2004): 1-32; Reprinted in Critical Concepts: Translation Studies, 4 volumes, edited by Mona Baker, London & New York: Routledge. In press (2009); “Retranslation as argument: canon formation, professionalization, and rivalry in 19th century Sinological translation.” Cadernos de Tradução 11, no. 1 (2003): 59-93; “Picturing Judge Bao in Ming Fiction.” Chinese Literature: Essays, Articles, Reviews 24 (2002): 43-73; 現在翻譯理論與過去翻譯實踐：以《好逑傳》的歐譯為例 (“Modern translation theory and past translation practice: European translations of the Hao qiu zhuan”) in Chung-wai Literary Monthly 29, no. 5 (October 2000): 105-129; [English version published in Leo Chan Tak-hung, editor, One into Many: Translation and the Dissemination of Classical Chinese Literature. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2002.]
DISSERTATION: "Reconceptualizing British Modernism: The Modernist Encounter with Chinese Art" (1999)
POSITION: Assistant Professor, Dept. of English, National Taiwan Normal University
DISSERTATION: "Reading Symbols: Traces of the Gods in the Ancient Greek-Speaking World" (1997)
POSITION: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Classics, University of Pennsylvania
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: Birth of the Symbol: Ancient Readers at the Limits of Their Texts (Princeton UP, 2004).
DISSERTATION: "Visionary Politics: Self, Community and Colonialism in Arabic and Persian Neoclassical Poetry" (1997)
POSITION: Lecturer in Arabic, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Edinburgh
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: "The Lost Garden of al-Andalus: Islamic Spain and the Poetic Inversion of Colonialism", IJMES 31 (1999): 237-254; "The Rebellious Subject: Political Self-Refashioning in Arabic and Persian Poetry of the Colonial Period", Journal of Arabic Literature XXIX (1998): 1-30; "A Nation Born in Mourning: The Neoclassical Funeral Elegy in Egypt," Journal of Arabic Literature XXVIII (1997): 38-67.
DISSERTATION: "Criticism and the Vichy Syndrome: Charles Maurras, T.S. Eliot and the Forms of Historical Memory" (1997)
DISSERTATION: "Love and Reform. Johann Christoph Gottsched and Die Deutsche Schaubuehne" (1996)
Lidia Z. Bilas
DISSERTATION: "A Bibliographic Survey of Translations in the Lincke Collection at the University of Chicago" (l994)
DISSERTATION: "'A Masonic Lodge of Literature': Popular and Private Discourse in the European Reception of the French Revolution" (l994)
POSITION: Associate Prof of German, Department of Foreign Languages, Coe College, Iowa
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: "Hummel Figurines: Molding a Collectible Germany," Journal of Material Culture (March 2000)
COMMENTS: "I feel very lucky to have been part of the Comp Lit program. I love that the diversity of interests among my fellow students and faculty lend a mutually supportive atmosphere to the whole enterprise. That encouragement in turn gives students the green light to explore widely. . . .I currently get to teach about equal quantities of German, Anthropology, and Gender Studies, something I never would have had the nerve to do without Comp Lit's coat-of-many-colors ethos."
DISSERTATION: "The Interpretations of Art" (l994)
POSITION: Associate Professor, American Univ. of Beirut
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: At the Beginning of Knowledge (New York, forthcoming); Speech and System (Copenhagen, 1997); The Interpretations of Art (New York: University Press of America, 1996)
Karin L. Badt
DISSERTATION; "The Ethics of the Body in American and Italian Women's Fiction: A Study of Sylvia Plath, Natalia Ginsburg, Dacia Maraini, Milena Milani"( l994)
POSITION: Associate Professor of Cinema at University of Paris VIII
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: numerous children's books; lots of talks/conference papers in France; currently working on fiction and magazine journalism
COMMENTS: "enjoyed U of C Comp Lit very much; enjoyed even more transforming that experience into a whole new discipline (cinema) in a new country and academic system. U of C was a good training field."
DISSERTATION: "Feminist Intertextuality: Fiction by Contemporary Argentine and German Women Writers" (l994)
POSITION: Assistant Professor of German, Milliken University, Decatur, Illinois
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: "Das Giftmädchen: Von Indien bis zum Christian Dior-Parfum" ["The Poison Maiden: From India to Christian Dior Perfume"], in Schnittpunkte der Kulturen [Cultural Crossroads] (Stuttgart: Academischer Verlag Hans-Dieter Heinz, 1998), pp. 291-30l; (coauthored), "Frida Kahlo in 'Gringolandia': Fashioning National Identity," Woman's Art Journal 19: 8-12.
Cecile Leung [Hang King]
DISSERTATION: "The Language of the 'Other': Etienne Fourmont (l683-l745) Chinese, Hebrew, and Arabic in Pre-Enlightenment France" (l993)
POSITION: Associate Professor of French, Dept. of Modern Languages, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: Etienne Fourmont (1684-1745) Oriental and Chinese Languages in Eighteenth-Century France (Louvain: Leuven University Press, 2002).
COMMENT: "In Comp. Lit. sometimes you do not know where you belong because you have no department of your own but one thing saves the situation: professors know the students well and you know you cannot get lost! I remember fondly all my professors and advisors."
Elizabeth A. Drumm
DISSERTATION: "The Comedias Barbaras of Valle-Inclán: Shifting Boundaries in Early 20th Century Drama" (l993)
POSITION: Associate Professor, Reed College, Portland
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: "'... To Return to the Origin': Valle-Inclán's Comedias Bárbaras and Gaudi's Sagrada Familia," in Nuevas perspectivas sobre el 98, ed. John P. Gabriele (Madrid and Frankfurt, 1999); "Valle-Inclán's Acotador: Bridging the Gap between the Moment of Creation and the Moment of Production," Anales de la Literatura Española Contemporánea 22, no. 3 (1997): 449-67.
Jessica S. Berman
DISSERTATION: "Narrating the Historical: Constructions of Community in the Work of Four Modern Novelists" (l993)
POSITION: Associate Professor, English and Women's Studies, University of Maryland
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: Modernist fiction, Cosmopolitanism and the Politics of Community (Cambridge up 2001); Virginia Woolf Out of Bounds: Papers from the 10th Annual Conference on Virgina Woolf, ed. with Jane Godlamn (Pace University Press, 2001)
Aida O. Azouqa
DISSERTATION: "Sir Walter Scott and British Orientalism, l800-l825" (l993)
POSITION: Univ. of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: The Circassians in the Imperial Discourse of Pushkin, Lermontov, and Tolstoy, (Amman: University of Jordan, 2004).
Linda Carole Byrd
DISSERTATION: "Elena Poniatowska and the Literary Collage" (l992)
William Brittain Smith
DISSERTATION: "Heinrich Kleist: Spiderwebs Over the Abyss" (1991)
Kathleen M. Mullaney
DISSERTATION: "Rene Char and Martin Heidegger: The Anomaly of Friendship" (l992);
POSITION: Faculty Member, Shimer College, Waukegan, IL
COMMENTS: "Shimer is a four-year undergraduate liberal arts college located in Waukegan, Illinois. It has a Great Books curriculum based on the original Hutchins Plan. I teach Humanities and Social Science courses and am active in administration as well."
Daniel N. Tiffany
DISSERTATION: "Corpse and Mirror: The Crypt Aesthetic of Ezra Pound" (l990)
POSITION: Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of Southern California
SELECT PUBLICATONS: Radio Corpse: Imagism and the Cryptaeasthetic of Ezra Pound (Harvard University Press, 1995); Toy Medium: Materialism and Modern Lyric (University of California Press, 2000).
Michael N. Salda
DISSERTATION: "The Old French forest of Darnantes and Malory's Foreyste Perelus: A Study in Sources and Changing Forms of Narrative" (1988)
POSITION: Associate Professor of English and Chair, University of Southern Mississippi
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: Arthurian Animation at Century's End," in King Arthur and Popular Culture, ed. Elizabeth S. Sklar and Donald L. Hoffman (McFarland, 2002); "When Women Learn to Write in Old French Prose Romance," in Philogies Old and New: Essays in Honor of Peter Florian Dembowski, ed. Joan Tasker Grimbert and Carol J. Chase (Edward C. Armstrong Monographs, 2001); The Malory debate: Essays on the texts of Le morte Darthur, ed. with Bonnie Wheeler and Robert L. Kindrick (D.S. Brewer, 2000); "William Faulkner's Arthurian Tale: Mayday," Arthuriana 4, no. 4 (1994 Winter): 348-75; "What Really Happens in Cather's 'Paul's Case'?" Studies in Short Fiction 29, no. 1 (1992); "Pages from History: The Medieval Palace of Westminster as a Source for The Dreamer's Chamber in the Book of the Duchess," Chaucer Review 27 (1992): 111-25; "Reconsidering Vinaver's Sources for Malory's 'Tristram'," Modern Philology 88 (1991): 373-81.
John Wesley Fawell
DISSERTATION: "'The Midmost Heart of Sorrow': Tennyson's Worship of Sorrow" (1988)
POSITION: Associate Professor of Humanities and Rhetoric, Boston University
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: Hitchcock's Rear Window: The Well-Made Film (Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2001); "Eric Rohmer's Oppressive Summers," The French Review 66, no. 5 (1993): 777-87; "The Total Act: A Reading of Paul Valéry's L'Ame et la danse," Dalhousie Review 72, no. 3 (1992): 368-80; other articles on film, classical literature ("Oedipus Rex"), and 19th-century English (Tennyson) and Russian (Tolstoy) literature COMMENTS: "I have almost nothing but fond memories of University of Chicago, where, oddly enough, I got my BA (General Studies in the Humanities), MA and Ph.D.."
DISSERTATION: "Re-Marx: Deconstructive Readings in Marxist Theory and Criticism" (1987)
POSTION: Director of Studies, Dept. of English, Amherst College
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: "Bogeyman: Benedict Anderson's 'Derivative' Discourse," Diacritics 29, no. 4 (Winter 1999): 40-57; "Praxis and Performativity," Women & Performance 8, no. 2 (1996) 265-73; "Unthinking Sex: Marx, Engels, and the Scene of Writing," Social Text 9, no. 4 (1991): 28-45; "Grafting David Cronenberg: Monstrosity, AIDS Media, National/Sexual Difference," Stanford Humanities Review 3 (1993), rpt. in Media Spectacles, ed. Marjorie Garber and Jann Matlock, Rebecca L. Walkowitz (New York: Routledge, 1993); "Politics In Theory," Public Culture 6, no. 1 (fall 1993): 133-42; "Holding the Fort! Instituting Genders, Engendering Institutionsm," Genders 1, (1988):75-82; "Between Dialectics and Deconstruction: Derrida and the Reading of Marx," in After Strange Texts: The Role of Theory in the Study of Literature, ed. Gregory S. Jay and David L. Miller (U of Alabama P, 1985); "Ezra Pound and the 'Economy' of Anti-Semitism," Boundary 2 11, no. 1-2 (fall-winter 1982-1983): 103-128; "'Taking Sides' (on History): Derrida Re-Marx," Diacritics 11, no. 4 (fall 1981): 57-73. Introduction and co-translation (with John Drury and Corinne Oster), Jacques Ranciere, The Philosopher and his Poor (Durham: Duke University Press, 2004)
DISSERTATION: "Anonymous Splendors: Essays on Allusiveness in Classical and Medieval Literature" (1987)
POSITION: Associate Professor of Classics and in the Program in Medieval Studies; Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Brown University
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: The Full-Knowing Reader: Allusion and the Power of the Reader in the Western Literary Tradition (Yale U. Press, 1998); Medieval Latin, second ed. (U. of Chicago Press, 1997); many articles and book reviews on later and medieval Latin language and literature (and classical Latin also).
DISSERTATION: "The Reader in the Modern Lyric Poem: The Role of the Reader in the Poetry of Juan Ramón Jiménez, Fernando Pessoa, and W.B. Yeats" (1987)
POSITION: Spanish Professor, Southwest Texas State University
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: "Excavations: History and the Woman Reader in the Work of Carmen Martìn Gaite." Cuento de nunca acabar/Never-Ending Story, ed. Kathleen Glenn and Lissette Rolon-Collazo (Boulder, CO: Society of Spanish and Spanish-American Studies, 2002); "From Les Précieuses ridicules to Las preciosas ridiculas: Ramón de la Cruz's Translation of Molière and the Problems of Cultural Adaptation," Dieciocho 24.1 (Spring 2001): 1-22; "Suspect Pleasure: Writing the Woman Reader in Eighteenth-Century Spain." Dieciocho 22.1 (Spring 1999): 35-59; "Patterns of Fiction and Desire: Childhood Reading in Carmen Martìn Gaite's Retahìlas," MLN 112 (1997): 182-200; "Figuring Modernity: Juan Ramón Jiménez and the Baudelairian Tradition of the Prose Poem" (co-author with Jennifer Forrest), Comparative Literature 48.3 (Summer 1996): 265-93; "Intertextuality and Intersubjectivity in Juan Ramón Jiménez's Espaciom," Critical Essays on the Literatures of Spain and Spanish America (Boulder: Society of Spanish and Spanish-American Studies, 1991); "Lyric Reading: Woman and Juan Ramón Jiménez." Hispania 73.3 (Sept. 1990): 593-604.
DISSERTATION: "Ezra Pound and Italian Fascism" (1987)
POSITION: Professor of Literary Studies, School of Arts and Humanities, University of Texas at Dallas
SELECT PUBLICATIONS: " Opere recenti su Pound economista: Accame, Marsh, e Surette," in Ezra Pound e l'economia, ed. Luca Gallesi (Milano: Edizioni Ares, 2002); "Pound's Politics and Economics" in The Cambridge Companion to Pound (1999); "Pound's Debt to Dante", in Dante e Pound, ed. Maria Luisa Ardizzone (Ravenna : Longo, 1998); "Ezra Pound al Wabash College", in Ezra Pound Educatore, ed. Luca Gallesi (Milan: Terzaria, 1997); Ezra Pound and Italian Fascism (New York: Cambridge UP, 1991)