Literature Faculty: Research Interests

Professors

  1. Rey Chow, Literature, film, critical and cultural theory, postcolonial studies
  2. Roberto M. Dainotto, Literature and Place, Nationalism and Regionalism, Aesthetic Theory, Italian Idealism, ...
  3. Mark B. Hansen, Cultural Theory and Media Studies, Philosophy of New Media, Phenomenology and Cognitive Science
  4. Michael Hardt, Globalization, Political and Cultural Theory
  5. N. Katherine Hayles, Digital Humanities; Electronic LIterature; Literature, Science and Technology; Science Fiction; Critial Theory
  6. Fredric Jameson, Among Professor Jameson's ongoing concerns is the need to analyze ...
  7. Ranjana Khanna, Affect, Anxiety, Justice, South Africa
  8. Walter Mignolo, The constitution and transformation of the modern/colonial world. The de-colonial option as ethical, political and epistemic modes of re-existence. Decolonizing aesthetics and religion to liberate subjectiviy and spirituality
  9. Toril Moi, Feminism, Philosophy & Literature, Women Writers, Theater, 19th & 20th Century European Literature
  10. Kenneth J. Surin, Political science
  11. Robyn Wiegman, Feminist theory, Gender, Philosophy, Marxist, in literature, Psychoanalysis, Race, Sexuality

Associate Professors

  1. Negar Mottahedeh, Film Studies, Social Media, Photography, Material Culture, and Middle Eastern Studies
  2. Antonio Viego, Latino/a Literatures, Latino/a Studies, Critical Race Studies, and Gender & Sexuality

Assistant Professors

  1. Markos Hadjioannou, Film Theory and Cinema Aesthetics

Professors Emeriti

  1. Ariel Dorfman, Popular Culture and Globalization
  2. Jane M. Gaines, Film Theory and Feminism, Intellectual Property
  3. Frank Lentricchia, 20th Century, Stevens, Joyce, Modernism, Literary Criticism, Italian Film
  4. Valentin Mudimbe, Philology, Phenomenology, History of Ideas, and Africa
  5. Janice A. Radway, Book History, American Studies, Feminist Studies, Cultural Studies
  6. James L. Rolleston, Professor of German and Literature (Ph.D. Yale, 1968). He has ...
  7. Barbara H. Smith, critical theory; epistemology and philosophy of science; social studies of science; issues in science and religion; relations between sciences and humanities
  8. Philip R. Stewart, Professor of French (Ph.D., Yale, 1967). His principal research interests ...
  9. Susan Willis, Minority Writing and Popular Culture