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- Sch of Slavonic & East European Studies
- School of Arts & Social Sciences
I studied literature at Yale (BA) and comparative literature and social thought at the University of Chicago (MA, PhD), where my original interest in German literature rapidly expanded to include Czech literature in particular and central European literature in general. My doctoral dissertation examined intellectual and ideological functions of the notion of "historicism" in Czech and German avant-gardes in the interwar period. After defending my dissertation I taught for several years in the Slavic department at Harvard.
I am currently writing a book about Kafka and Czech modernism, and am co-editor of the journal Central Europe.
|2001||PhD||Doctor of Philosophy||University of Chicago|
|1994||MA||Master of Arts||University of Chicago|
|1989||BA||Bachelor of Arts||Yale University|