Faculty on the Advisory Board

English

Julie Carlson is a scholar of British Romantic-era texts and culture and the author of In the Theatre of Romanticism: Coleridge, Nationalism, Women (1994), Domestic/Tragedy (a special issue of South Atlantic Quarterly, 1997), England's First Family of Writers: Mary Wollstonecraft, William Godwin, Mary Shelley (2007), and, with Elisabeth Weber, co-editor of Speaking about Torture (Fordham UP, 2012). She is a founding member of the concentration, Literature and the Mind, in the Department of English.

Classics

Prof. Dunn's main research foci are Greek literature of the fifth century BCE, with special interests in Greek tragedy, concepts of time, and narrative theory. His main publications include: Present Shock in Late Fifth-Century Greece (2007); Tragedy's End: Closure and Innovation in Euripidean Drama (1996). He also edited Classical Closure: Reading the End in Greek and Latin Literature, edited with Deborah Roberts and Don Fowler (1997).  Prof. Dunn's current project is a commentary on Sophocles’ Electra for the Fondazione Lorenzo Valla.

French and Italian

Prof. Jullien's focuses on nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature and culture, Proust studies, Borges studies, intertextuality and rewriting, travel narratives, representation of the artist in prose fiction, and East-West relations. She is the author of Proust et ses modèles: les Mille et une nuits et les Mémoires de Saint-Simon (1989);  Récits du Nouveau Monde. Les voyageurs français en Amérique de Chateaubriand à nos jours (1992); Les Amoureux de Schéhérazade. Variations modernes sur les Mille et une nuits (2009). [Scheherazade’s Lovers: Modern Variations on the Thousand and One Nights. She edited Foundational Texts of World Literature (2011).

East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies

Xiaorong Li's areas of research are concerned with gender and literary production, women's writings, literati culture, and literary trends in the late imperial period (ca. 1500–1900).  She also conducts research on women poets in classical Chinese poetry in Japan and Korea from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries.
She published Women’s Poetry of Late Imperial China: Transforming the Inner Chambers (2012).

Spanish and Portuguese

Areas of interest include: Contemporary Spanish American Literature, Hispanic Caribbean, poetry and poetics, critical theory, literature and philosophy, literature and science. He is the author of Reading Anew: José Lezama Lima's Rhetorical Investigations (Madrid: Iberoamericana-Vervuert, 2012).

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