Visiting Speakers

Victoria Gardner

Lecturer in Modern British History
Manchester University

Victoria Gardner is a Lecturer in Modern British History at Manchester University, specializing in business, kinship, and print culture in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Jared Gardner

Professor of English & Film Studies
Ohio State University

Jared Gardner is Professor in the Department of English & the Film Studies Program at Ohio State University, specializing in American literature, film, and popular culture.

Bryan Garsten

Professor of Political Science
Yale University

Bryan Garsten's research interests include political rhetoric, deliberation, trust and anger, practical judgment, representative government, and liberal understandings of religion.

Marco Geuna

Associate Professor of History of Political Philosophy
University of Milan

Marco Geuna is Associate Professor of History of Political Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, University of Milan.

Linda Hall

Associate Professor of English
Skidmore College

Linda Hall is Associate Professor of English at Skidmore College.

Terrence Holt

Assistant Professor of Social Medicine and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine
University of North Carolina, School of Medicine

Terrence Holt works at the intersections between medicine and literature generally, with a particular emphasis on medical autobiography and what’s been described lately as narrative medicine.

Lucien Jaume

Senior Researcher
Centre for Political Research at Sciences Po, Paris

Lucien Jaume's research interests include  representation (Hobbes), Jacobinism, liberalism, methods in the interpretation of political texts.

Daniel Javitch

Professor Emeritus
New York University

Daniel Javitch is Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature at New York University.  In 1971, he received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Harvard University.  His research interests include European literature of the Renaissance, poetic theory before 1700, and postclassical history of Ancient genres.  He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship (1995-1996) and the Golden Dozen Teaching Award, New York University (1995).  He also served as a Fellow at the American Academy in Rome (1989-1990) and at the American Council of Learned Societies (1977, 1990).