Visiting Speakers

Emily Gephart

Academic Faculty
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Emily Gephart is a historian of American art and psychology. She has a PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the History, Theory and Criticism program, and holds a MA in Art History from Tufts University and a BA in Art History and Studio Art from Oberlin College.

Ruth Wilson Gilmore

Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences, and American Studies
Graduate Center, City University of New York

Ruth Wilson Gilmore serves as a Professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences, and American Studies, and as Director of the Center for Place, Culture and Politics at CUNY. Her wide-ranging research interests include revolution and reform, environments and movements, prisons, urban–rural continuities, and the African diaspora.

Michael Goebel

Professor of History
Freie Universität Berlin

Michael Goebel is Professor of History at the Freie Universität Berlin. He received his PhD from University College London and has previously held fellowships at the European University Institute and Harvard University. His main research interests are Latin American history and French colonial history. He is also the author of Argentina’s Partisan Past: Nationalism and the Politics of History (Liverpool UP, 2011).

Michael Gomes

Director
Emily Sellon Memorial Library in New York

Michael Gomes is Director of the Emily Sellon Memorial Library, a Theosophically themed library organized in New York in 1931.

Philip Gorski

Professor of Sociology
Yale University

Philip S. Gorski (Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley 1996) is a comparative-historical sociologist with strong interests in theory and methods and in modern and early modern Europe.

Milena Grass

Professor
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Milena Grass Kleiner, translator and theater scholar, is a professor at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She holds a master's degree in Latin American Studies from Universidad de Chile and a PhD in Literature from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. She has published Spanish translations of English, American, and French plays, as well as books on Chilean history and theater studies.

Alyssa Greene

PhD Candidate in Germanic Languages
Columbia University

Alyssa Greene studied German at Smith College and the Universität Hamburg. Before coming to Columbia, she taught English as a Fulbright fellow in Hamburg, Germany. Her research interests include modern and contemporary German and Austrian literature; critical theory; gender and postcolonial studies; and film studies.

Jennifer Griffiths

Lecturer
Iowa State University

Jennifer S. Griffiths a lecturer for Iowa State University College of Design in Rome and a staff writer for the American Academy in Rome. She completed doctoral work at Bryn Mawr College in 2012 across the disciplines of Italian Studies and the History of Art. Her publications on issues of gender and representation in Italy have appeared in Gastronomica (2012), Women’s Studies Quarterly (2013), and Annali d’Italianistica (2015). She is currently working on her first monograph, which is tentatively entitled In the Lions’ Jaws: Women Artists of Italian Futurism in Critical Perspective