Office: Sitterly House 107
Education: BA, University of Western Australia; MA, Columbia University; MPhil, Columbia University; PhD, Columbia University
Biography: Neil Levi specializes in twentieth century British and comparative literature, critical theory, and the Holocaust. He is the author of Modernist Form and the Myth of Jewification (Fordham UP, 2013). He is editor, with Michael Rothberg, of The Holocaust: Theoretical Readings (Edinburgh University Press/Rutgers University Press, 2003) and, with Tim Dolin, of a special issue of Australian Cultural History, entitled Antipodean Modern. Selected recent publications include:“Carl Schmitt and the Question of the Aesthetic,” New German Critique, volume 101 (Summer 2007): 27-43; “No Sensible Comparison?” The Place of the Holocaust In Australia’s History Wars,” History and Memory Volume 19, Number 1 (2007): 124-156; and “The Persistence of the Old Regime: Late Modernist Form in the Postmodern Period (Jameson, Badiou, Mosley),” in Modernism and Theory: A Critical Debate, edited by Stephen Ross (Routledge, 2009). He has also published articles in the journals Symploke, Modernism/Modernity, OCTOBER, Textual Practice, and Idealistic Studies. His play Kin won the 2015 Patrick White Playwrights’ Award.
Office: Sitterly House 106
Education: AB, Bryn Mawr College, 1972; PhD, Indiana University, 1992
Biography: Wendy Kolmar is Professor of English and of Women’s and Gender Studies. She teaches courses on feminist theory and the history of feminist thought, Victorian literature, women and literature, gothic and supernatural literature, film and literary criticism. She serves regularly as a consultant and reviewer for women’s and gender studies programs around the country and also served for many years on various governing bodies of the National Women’s Studies Association. Her publications include Haunting the House of Fiction: Feminist Perspectives on Ghost Stories by American Women (with Lynette Carpenter — 1991); Creating an Inclusive College Curriculum: A Teaching Source Book from the New Jersey Project (edited with Ellen G. Friedman, Charley B. Flint, and Paula Rothenberg — 1996); A Selected Annotated Bibliography of Ghost Stories by British and American Women Writers (with Lynette Carpenter — 1998); Feminist Theory: A Reader (with Fran Batkowski, now in its second edition) and a special issue of Women’s Studies Quarterly, entitled Looking Across the Lens: Women’s Studies and Film.