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.
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
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
Interests:19th and 20th Century European Thought (especially Nietzsche, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Contemporary French thought); Phenomenology; Hermeneutics; Deconstruction; Ontology related to issues of body.