Visiting Speakers

Pierre Collin

Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II)

Pierre Collin is a member of the Conseil d’Etat, the highest French court in matters of administrative and tax law. He also teaches at the Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II).

Rebecca Comay

Professor of Philosophy and Comparative Literature
University of Toronto

Rebecca Comay is Professor of Philosophy and Comparative Literature at the University of Toronto, where she is also codirector of the Program in Literary Studies. . Her research ineterest are Hegel and 19th century German philosophy, Marx and Marxism, Benjamin and Adorno, political theology, psychoanalysis, contemporary French philosophy, trauma and memory, iconoclasm and destruction of art, contemporary art and art criticism, and Proust.

Paul Corner

University of Siena

Professor and Director of the Center for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes of the Twentieth Century.

Timothy Corrigan

University of Pennsylvania

Timothy Corrigan is a Professor of English and Cinema Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. His work in Cinema Studies has focused on modern American and contemporary international cinema.

Vincent Crapanzano

Distinguished Professor
City University of New York

Vincent Crapanzano earned his B.A. from Harvard and his Ph.D. in anthropology from Columbia University. He has taught and lectured in major universities in North and South America, Europe, Hong Kong, and South Africa. The subjects of his study and writing are wide ranging: the epistemology of interpretation, psychoanalysis, ethnopsychiatry and folk healing, spirit possession, theories of the self and other, domination, life histories and the articulation of experience, fieldwork and the writing of anthropology, imaginative horizons, memory, transgression and hope, and literary criticism.

Margaret Crosby-Arnold

Adjunct Associate Research Scholar
Blinken European Institute of Columbia University

Margaret Crosby-Arnold is is currently an Adjunct Associate Research Scholar with the Blinken European Institute of Columbia University. Her research and teaching develops a history of diversity in metropolitan Europe and its economic, political, legal and diplomatic impact.

Denise Cruz

Assistant Professor of English
University of Toronto

Denise Cruz is an assistant professor of English at the University of Toronto.  She is the author of Transpacific Femininities: the Making of the Modern Filipina (Duke, 2012) and the editor of Yay Panlilio’s The Crucible: An Autobiography of Colonel Yay, Filipina American Guerrilla (Rutgers, 2009). She is currently working on two book projects: a study of Philippine couture and its connections to the Global South, and an analysis of the importance of regions and regionalism to Asian America.

Michael Cunningham is the author of the novels The Snow Queen, A Home at the End of the World, Flesh and Blood, The Hours (winner of the Pen/Faulkner Award & Pulitzer Prize), Specimen Days, and By Nightfall, as well as the non-fiction book, Land's End: A Walk in Provincetown. He lives in New York and is a Senior Lecturer in English and Creative Writing at Yale University.