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Graduate Students

French, Turkish, English

Migration and memory in the 20th and 21st centuries.


Mary Casey

English, Spanish, Portuguese and Modern Greek

Mediterranean Studies, Cinema & Media Studies


Postcolonial Studies, Diaspora Studies, South Asian-Canadian Literature. 


English, French, Spanish

Memory, indigeneity, phenomenology, borders, migration, translation


Arabic, Spanish, English

Colonization, diaspora, postcolonialism, borders, migration, modern literature and art of the Levant.


English, Latin, Ancient Greek, Italian

 

Classical reception in the Romantic period; nature and architecture; expressions of grief in poetry; gender and sexuality


Arabic (Classical/ Modern Standard/ Colloquial Varieties), English, French, Italian, Berber

North African Literature, Arabic Contemporary Literature, Morocco and al-Andalus, and Spain-Morocco intercultural exchange, Borders, Migration, Postcolonial Studies, Political Theory.


English, Korean, Russian, Japanese

Postcolonialism, Modernism, Drama, Theatre, Translation


Asiya

English, French, German, Russian

European modernism; biopolitical discourse and film; detective fiction


Eva Kuras

English, French, Italian, Persian.

Medieval French, Italian and English literature. Classical Persian literature. Development of the narrative romance genre. "East-West" cultural transmission in the Middle Ages.


Ethan Madarieta, PhD

English, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazilian), euskara

Performance studies; Memory studies; Indigenous Studies; Latin American literature, political, and cultural theory; Mid-20th century South American dictatorships; Resistance

Dissertation Title: Creative Resistance and Performances of Memory: Latin America in the Age of Neoliberalism

Lizy Mostowski

English, Polish, French

Polish-Jewish identity narratives, Holocaust literature, memory studies, autobiography, oral history


Leah Raimondi

English, Arabic, Spanish 

The Medieval Middle East, Religion, Gender and Sexuality


Richard Sanders

English, French, German, Latin

Medical humanities and medical education, epistemology, aesthetics, comparative methodology 

 


Twentieth-century American, Japanese, and Yiddish literatures; multilingualism; critical theory; memory studies; avant-garde; modernism/postmodernism


Meagan Smith

English, Russian, Spanish

English, Russian, and Spanish literatures of the mid to late 20th century; with a particular emphasis on the cultural politics of the Cold War and the neoliberal turn. 

My research focuses on representations of border walls and border zones in Soviet, American, and Mexican science fiction and utopian/dystopian novels and films. 


German, French and American literature of the early 20th century, especially from the period between the world wars. 


Alexandra

Polish, Spanish, German, English

Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies; Polish-Jewish relations; Polish poetry, literature, and film; Spanish Civil War poetry, literature, and film; sexual violence and post-dictatorship cultural amnesia 


Jaya

English, French, Italian, Spanish

19th- and early 20th-century British and French literature; literature and the arts; history of the image, visual and material culture; psychoanalytic theory; neuroaesthetics


Mandarin, English, German, Ancient Chinese, Cantonese

German and Chinese 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century literature, space, gender, modernity