Visiting Speakers

Hazel Carby

Charles C. and Dorothea S. Dilley Professor of African American Studies
Yale University

Hazel V. Carby is the Charles C. and Dorothea S. Dilley Professor of African American Studies, Professor of American Studies, and Director of the Initiative on Race Gender and Globalization at Yale University.

Eric J. Cassell

Emeritus Professor of Public Health

Cornell University

Dr. Cassell retired from the active practice of internal medicine in 1998 after thirty-seven years.

Rita Charon

Director and Founder, Program in Narrative Medicine


College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University

Rita Charon is Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director of the Program in Narrative Medicine at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Arianne Chernock

Assistant Professor of History
Boston University

Arianne Chernock’s research focuses on modern British and European history, with an emphasis on gender, culture, and politics.

Anna Clark

Professor of History
University of Minnesota

Anna K. Clark is a Professor of History and holder of the Samuel Russell Chair in the Humanities at the University of Minnesota. She is currently an editor for the Journal of British Studies and editor foremost for the American British Studies Journal.

Deborah A.  Cohen

Peter B. Ritzma Professor of the Humanities and Professor of History
Northwestern University

Deborah A.Cohen is the author of Household Gods: The British and their Possessions, 1830-1945 (Yale University Press, 2006), which was short-listed for PEN's Hessell-Tiltman prize, and The War Come Home: Disabled Veterans in Britain and Germany, 1914-1939 (University of California Press, 2001), which was awarded the Allan Sharlin Memorial Award by the Social Science History Association.

Lisa Cohen

Author, Assistant Professor of English
Wesleyan University

Lisa Cohen is the author of All We Know: Three Lives (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012), a finalist for the National Book Critic's Circle award.  

Lara Langer Cohen

Assistant Professor of English
Wayne State University

Lara Langer Cohen is assistant professor of English at Wayne State University in Detroit.