Advisory Board

Brent Edwards

Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Columbia University

Professor Edwards specializes in African-American and African diasporic literature, 20th-century poetry, Francophone literature, translation theory and jazz.

Mark Mazower

Heyman Center for the Humanities
Columbia University

Mark Mazower is Director of the Heyman Center for the Humanities.  He is a historian and writer, specialising in modern Greece, 20th century Europe, and international history.

Emmanuelle Saada

Associate Professor of French and Romance Philology; Director of the Center for French and Francophone Studies
Columbia University

Emmanuelle Saada’s main field of research and teaching is the history of the French empire in the 19th and 20th century, with a specific interest in law.