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Bernardi, Joanne

  • Professor of Japanese and Visual and Cultural Studies
  • Head, Japanese Program
    Project Director, Re-Envisioning Japan: Japan as Destination in 20th C. Visual and Material Culture


Interests: Japanese cinema and culture, especially popular culture; film and media studies; visual and material culture; moving image archiving and preservation; travel and tourism studies; nuclear culture; digital humanities; ephemera studies; object-based learning

Lisa Cerami

Cerami, Lisa

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of German
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Cho, Myounghee

  • Assistant Professor of Instruction in Korean
  • Language Coordinator, Korean

Interests: Language pedagogy; language acquisition; Korean linguistics; socio-pragmatics; curriculum design; development of learning and teaching methodologies and materials

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Givens, John

  • Professor of Russian
  • Head, Russian Program

Interests: Russian language and literature; Russian film; translation

Jennifer Grotz

Grotz, Jennifer

  • Professor of English for the Department of English


Susan Gustafson

Gustafson, Susan

  • Karl F. and Bertha A. Fuchs Professor of German Studies
  • Literary Translation Studies Program Director


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LeFebvre, Jesse

  • Assistant Professor of Japanese

Interests: Premodern Japanese literature and culture; East Asian Buddhism; Shinto; Christianity in Japan; Japanese Illustrated Narrative Scrolls; Translation (theory and practice); Myth and Legend; Ritual and Religious Practice; Secularity and Modernity

John Michael

Michael, John

  • Professor of English and Visual and Cultural Studies for the Department of English


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Papaioannou, Julie

  • Professor of Instruction in French
  • Language Pedagogy Coordinator, French
    Study Abroad Advisor, French

Interests: French language and culture; French and Francophone literature and film (twentieth and twenty-first centuries); French literary translation; French criticism, literary and postcolonial theory

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Post, Chad

  • Director, Open Letter Press
Ryan Prendergast

Prendergast, Ryan

  • Associate Professor of Spanish for the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures


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Rosensweig, Anna

  • Associate Professor of French and Visual and Cultural Studies
  • Director, Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies

Interests: Early modern French literature and culture; Theater and performance studies; Political theory

Rozenski, Steven

  • Associate Professor

Interests: Middle English devotional literature; translation studies; book history; medieval German and Dutch literature; trans-Reformation England

Claudia Schaefer

Schaefer, Claudia

  • Rush Rhees Chair, Professor of Spanish and Comparative Literature, and of Film and Media Studies for the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures


Stephen Schottenfeld

Schottenfeld, Stephen

  • Associate Professor of English

Interests: Modern and contemporary literature; fiction writing; playwriting; screenwriting

Joanna Scott

Scott, Joanna

  • Roswell Smith Burrows Professor of English for the Department of English


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Stocchi-Perucchio, Donatella

  • Arnold Lisio ’56, ‘61M (MD) and Anne Moore Lisio, MD Endowed Distinguished Professor in Italian Language and Culture
    Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Cultures
  • Head, Italian Program

Interests: Dante; nineteenth-century poetry and prose; fascism

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Wang, Stella, PhD

  • Associate Professor
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Weber, Elizabeth E.

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese

Interests: Migration; race; labor; Asian American Studies; modern and late Qing Chinese literature; late Qing nationalism; late Qing history; international trade routes in the Age of Empire