Michael Rothberg

Published: August 24, 2016

Michael Rothberg is Chair of the Department of Comparative Literature, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, and the 1939 Society Samuel Goetz Chair in Holocaust Studies. He is also co-organizer of the Working Group in Memory Studies and an affiliate of the Alan D. Leve Center for Jewish Studies. He is the author of three…

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Aamir R. Mufti

Published: July 10, 2015

Born and raised in Karachi, Pakistan, I am currently Professor of Comparative Literature at UCLA. I did my PhD work in comparative literature at Columbia with Edward Said. I have been trained in two disciplines, literary studies and anthropology, as well as South Asian, Middle-Eastern, North African, and Jewish studies, and my scholarship reflects this…

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Shu-mei Shih

Published: July 6, 2015

Shu-mei Shih, Professor of Comparative Literature, Asian Languages and Cultures, and Asian American Studies, is the Irving and Jean Stone Chair in Humanities. She was the inaugural holder of the Edward W. Said Professorship in Comparative Literature (2019-2022) and the past President of the American Comparative Literature Association (2021-2022). An elected fellow of the Hong…

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