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Participating Faculty

Susan Anderson

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor of German
  • Additional Title: Co-Coordinator, Translation Studies Graduate Specialization, CAS Language Coordinator
  • Phone: 541-346-4056
  • Office: 321 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2018: Tuesday 4:00-4:50pm and Wednesday 2:30-3:30pm and by appointment
  • Interests: German and Austrian literature and culture from the late 19th century to the present

Monique Balbuena

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  • Title: Participating Faculty of Judaic Studies Program, Associate Professor of Literature
  • Phone: 541-346-2311
  • Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd, Rm 117
  • Website: Website

Lowell Bowditch

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Cory Browning

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  • Title: Assistant Professor of French
  • Phone: 541-346-4028
  • Office: 428 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, European Studies
  • Interests: 19th, 20th, 21st century French and Francophone Studies, Critical Theory, Aesthetics and Violence

Roy Chan

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  • Title: Associate Professor, Chinese Literature
  • Additional Title: William and Susan Piché Faculty Fellow
  • Office: 426 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: M 1-3 and by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Asian Studies, Comparative Literature Department, Russian and East European Studies

Anita Chari

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-4752
  • Office: 928 PLC
  • Office Hours: Email for Office Hours
  • Interests: Political theory, critical theory, Frankfurt School, Marxism, contemplative studies, somatics and politics
  • Website: Website

Joyce Cheng

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor and
  • Additional Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies, History of Art and Architecture
  • Phone: 541-346-3677
  • Office: 237D Lawrence Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, Philosophy Department
  • Interests: Modern Art (1880-1950)

James Crosswhite

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3956
  • Office: 258 PLC
  • Office Hours: MWF 11:00-12:00 spring term
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department

Dianne Dugaw

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-1496
  • Office: 458 PLC
  • Office Hours: Available by email

Cecilia Enjuto Rangel

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Spanish
  • Additional Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-4045
  • Office: 417 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department

Pedro García-Caro

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  • Title: Director, Latin American Studies Program
  • Additional Title: Associate Professor of Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-5813
  • Office: 407 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, Latin American Studies, Translation Studies
  • Interests: Nationalism, Postmodernity, Postcolonial Studies, Environmental Studies, US Hispanic Literatures, Mexican Literature, Border Literature, Comparative American Studies, Transatlantic Studies, Satire, Drama, Translation
  • Website: Website

Gantt Gurley

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Program Director, Judaic Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-4055
  • Office: 319 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: TBA
  • Affiliated Departments: Judaic Studies Program
  • Interests: Ancient and medieval song culture, the birth of the novel, the Wandering Jew, Long Romanticism, Old Norse literature, the lyrical mode, Hans Christian Andersen, and notions of religiosity in the Danish Golden Age.

Michael Hames-García

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor and Academic Advisor for Ethnic Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-0905
  • Office: 218 Alder Bldg
  • Office Hours: Spring Term: By appointment only
  • Interests: critical prison studies, critical race studies
  • Website: Website

Lamia Karim

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5095
  • Office: 375 Condon Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department

Martin Klebes

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Graduate Studies (German)
  • Phone: 541-346-2818
  • Office: 205 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2018: Wednesday and Friday 845-945 am
  • Interests: 18th- through 21st-century German and French literature, philosophy and critical thought.

Colin Koopman

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Philosophy and Ethics Minor Director Spring 2018
  • Additional Title: Director of New Media and Culture Certificate Program
  • Phone: 541-346-5980
  • Office: 250A Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: TBA for Fall 2018
  • Interests: Political Philosophy, Ethics, Pragmatism, Genealogy, History of Modernity
  • Website: Website

David Li

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Collins Professor of the Humanities
  • Phone: 541-346-3940
  • Office: 275 PLC
  • Office Hours: MWF 2:00-3:00 & by appointment spring term

Jeffrey S. Librett

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  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-0649
  • Office: 204 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2018: Wednesday 12:00-1:30pm and by appointment
  • Interests: Rhetoric of Cultural Dialogue, German literature, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis, Jewish Studies, and theory from the eighteenth century to the present.
  • Website: Website

Massimo Lollini

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  • Title: Professor Emeritus of Italian
  • Phone: 541-346-0957
  • Office: 325 Friendly Hall
  • Interests: Humanism and More Than Human Humanism, Digital Philology and Culture, Mediterranean Studies, Ecocriticism, and Italian Theory
  • Website: Website

John McCole

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  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5906
  • Office: 303 McKenzie Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2018: Wednesday 3:00-5:00 pm, and by appointment.
  • Website: Website

Karen McPherson

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  • Title: Professor Emerita of French
  • Phone: 541-346-4048
  • Office: 224 Friendly Hall
  • Interests: francophone literature (Quebec & Caribbean), translation theory and practice, women's writing, gender studies, autobiography, postcolonial studies

Lanie Millar

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  • Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Phone: 541-346-4031
  • Office: 406 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Comparative Literature Department, Latin American Studies
  • Interests: 20th-21st century Caribbean literature, Latin American literature, African literature, Lusophone literatures, Global South studies, Postcolonial studies, Critical Theory

Fabienne Moore

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  • Title: Associate Professor of French, Director of Graduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-4032
  • Office: 324 Friendly Hall
  • Interests: Prose poetry, European Enlightenment and counter-Enlightenment, the French and Haitian Revolutions, the "querelle des anciens et modernes," the Encyclopédie, the evolution of the novel, European romanticism, Chateaubriand, Staël, translation

Dorothee Ostmeier

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-4245
  • Office: 215 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2018: Tuesday and Thursday 3:30-4:30pm and by appointment
  • Interests: German literature and culture of the 18th through 20th century

Paul Peppis

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director, Oregon Humanities Center
  • Phone: 541-346-7017
  • Office: 154 PLC
  • Office Hours: THUR 2:00-5:00 spring term

Amanda Powell

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  • Title: Senior Lecturer II in Spanish
  • Additional Title: Coordinator, 3rd Yr. Literature Program
  • Phone: 541-346-0953
  • Office: 105 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department
  • Interests: Early modern Hispanic women writers: secular & religious, literary translation studies (theory & practice), queer theory, creative writing, our next conversation in class!

Gina Psaki

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  • Title: The Giustina Family Professor of Italian Language and Literature
  • Additional Title: Professor, Romance Languages
  • Phone: 541-346-4042
  • Office: 323 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, European Studies, Humanities Program, Medieval Studies, Translation Studies, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Interests: Italian and French literature of the Middle Ages; comparative medieval literature; medieval lyric and romance; Dante; Boccaccio; translation; medieval feminist scholarship; discourse analysis; metadisciplinary issues in medieval literary study; history of

Forest Pyle

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3928
  • Office: 270 PLC
  • Office Hours: TR 11:35-1:05 spring term

Judith Raiskin

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-2566
  • Office: 321 Hendricks Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2018: Tues, 1-3, or by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: English Department
  • Interests: Post-colonial literature and cultural studies focusing on gender and comparative feminist theory; Caribbean and Pacific Island studies; LGBT studies; and sexuality.

Sergio Rigoletto

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Italian and Cinema Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-4033
  • Office: 424 Friendly Hall

Daniel Rosenberg

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  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Robert D. Clark Honors College
  • Phone: 541-346-0520
  • Office: 1715 Franklin Blvd., Rm 115
  • Website: Website

Gordon Sayre

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies
  • Phone: 541-346-1313
  • Office: 472 PLC
  • Office Hours: T: 2:00-4:00, W 2:00-3:00 spring term

Steven Shankman

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor of English
  • Additional Title: UNESCO Chair in Transcultural Studies, Interreligious Dialogue, and Peace
  • Phone: 541-346-3997
  • Office: 110B Gerlinger Hall
  • Office Hours: R 2:00-5:00 spring term
  • Interests: Comparative literature, the classical tradition in English and American literature, the eighteenth century, and the history of literary theory
  • Website: Website

Carol Silverman

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  • Affiliation: administrative faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-5114
  • Office: 321 Condon Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Folklore Program
  • Interests: Arts and human rights, music, Balkans, Roma, gender, ritual
  • Website: Website

Beata Stawarska

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  • Title: Professor of Philosophy
  • Phone: 541-346-5545
  • Office: 247 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: TBA for Fall 2018
  • Interests: Contemporary European Philosophy, Phenomenology, Structuralism and Post-Structuralism, Philosophical Psychology, Feminism

Michael Stern

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor of German & Scandinavian
  • Additional Title: Director of Undergraduate Studies (Scandinavian)
  • Phone: 541-346-4256
  • Office: 105A Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 2018: Tuesday 1:00-2:00pm and Thursday 2:00-3:00pm and by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Humanities Program, Philosophy Department
  • Interests: Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, Western European Intellectual History, African literature, film, and thought, 19th Century Scandinavian Literature.

Analisa Taylor

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-4047
  • Office: 326 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Interests: Revolutionary Latin American Literatures and Cultures; Decolonial Mexico and Mesoamerican Diaspora; Literary Translation

Alejandro Arturo Vallega Arredondo

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Philosophy
  • Office: 248 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: TBA for Fall 2018
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies, Romance Languages
  • Interests: Latin American Thought, Philosophy of Liberation, Decolonial Thought, Hermeneutics and Deconstruction, and aesthetics.

Daniela Vallega-Neu

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  • Title: Head of Philosophy
  • Additional Title: Associate Professor of Philosophy
  • Phone: 541-346-5549
  • Office: 211C Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: TBA for Fall 2018
  • Interests: 19th and 20th Century European Thought (especially Nietzsche, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Contemporary French thought); Phenomenology; Hermeneutics; Deconstruction; Ontology related to issues of body.

David Vázquez

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, Department of English
  • Additional Title: Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-1516
  • Office: 118 PLC
  • Office Hours: R 1:00-2:00 & by appt.; schedule appts. at 541-346-1516 spring term

Yugen Wang

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor, Chinese Literature
  • Phone: 541-515-1747
  • Office: 304 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department

Elizabeth (Betsy) Wheeler

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Phone: 541-346-3929
  • Office: 238 PLC
  • Office Hours: MW 12:45-2:15 pm, & by appt. spring term
  • Affiliated Departments: Environmental Studies
  • Interests: Disability Studies, Comics, Young Adult and Children's Literature

Daniel Wojcik

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Professor
  • Additional Title: Director of Graduate Studies, Folklore
  • Phone: 541-346-3946
  • Office: 463 PLC
  • Office Hours: WED & THUR 2:00-3:30 pm, or by appointment summer term

Rocío Zambrana

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  • Affiliation: faculty
  • Title: Associate Professor of Philosophy
  • Office: 242 Susan Campbell Hall
  • Office Hours: on leave during Fall 2018
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, Latin American Studies
  • Interests: Continental Philosophy, esp. Kant and German Idealism (Hegel), Marx and Frankfurt School Critical Theory; Decolonial Thought and Decolonial Feminism