- Our Visiting Scholars
Our Visiting Scholars
Below is a list of the 2017-2018 visiting scholars.
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Marc Crépon is Chair of Philosophy at the École Normale Supérieure, Paris, and Research Director of the Husserl Archives. He is one of France's leading voices in contemporary political and moral philosophy and is the author of 17 books, three of which are available in English: The Thought of Death and the Memory of War, The Vocation of Writing: Literature and Philosophy in the Test of Violence, and Murderous Consent (forthcoming). His talk information is available on our calendar.
Jeanne Lazarus is visiting faculty member in Sociology from Sciences Po. Her research looks at the construction of the relationship between citizens and monetary institutions in developed countries, in the context of the financialization of the economy and daily life.Pap Ndiaye is a professor and researcher at Sciences Po, specializing in the social history of the United States, with a particular focus on minorities, the history of Chicago, the history of comparative civil rights in the United States and the history of tech. He is the Buffett Visiting Professor in fall 2017 and is teaching two courses in the Department of History: Comparative History in the 20th Century (HIST 300-0-30) and Global Civil Rights (HIST 492-0-22).Sophie Lemercier-Goddard is an associate professor of English at École Normale Supérieure Lyon, where she teaches Renaissance literature, Shakespeare, critical theory, and translation. She has published articles on Shakespeare and English narratives of exploration. In her more recent articles, she examines English voyages in search of the Northwest Passage (Gilbert, Frobisher, Hudson), focusing on rhetoric, identity, knowledge exchange, nationalist discourse, the forming of self and nation in the English Atlantic World, showing how voyages to the Arctic initiated the grand narrative of the British empire and also created an imagined community. She has recently co-edited New Perspectives on Shakespeare’s “As you like it” with S. Chiari (2017) and is currently exploring the cultural and political aspects of translation and the general economy of travel.Isabelle Alfandary is a professor of American Literature and Critical Theory at the Université Sorbonne-Nouvelle (Paris-3), France. As Directrice de Programme at the Collège International de Philosophie (CipH), her research focuses on the intersection of philosophy and psychoanalysis. Her talk information is available on our calendar.
Asma is a visiting graduate student from ENS Lyon.Adèle is visiting Northwestern from ENS Lyon where she is writing a Master’s thesis about the place of Russia and exile in Nabokov’s early fiction in the department of English literature and civilization.
Ruggero is a visiting graduate student from Sciences Po where he is working on a PhD dissertation titled “The State and the politics of economic emergence in Brazil: the case of Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES)."Lauranne is a visiting graduate student from ENS Paris where she recently completed a master’s degree in history with a thesis titled "Les étudiants guinéens en France : circulation en engagement au sein d'une diaspora en formation, 1951-1984” (“Guinean students in France: Circulations, political commitment and the making of a diaspora, 1951-1984”). She is a lecturer in the Department of French and Italian for 2017-2018.
Visiting graduate student
Gabrielle is a visiting graduate student from the Anglophone Studies department at ENS Lyon.
Anthony Chen is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Northwestern and is visiting Sciences Po.
Photo credit: IPRChristopher Davis is an Assistant Professor of French at Northwestern and is visiting ENS Lyon.Betsy Erkkilä is Henry Sanborn Noyes Professor of Literature in the Department of English at Northwestern and is visiting ENS Lyon.
Daniel Krcmaric is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Northwestern and is visiting Sciences Po.
Lucia Delaini is a graduate student in Rhetoric and Public Culture at Northwestern and is visiting ENS Lyon.
Claudia Garcia-Rojas is a graduate student in the Department of African American Studies at Northwestern and is visiting ENS Paris. Claudia's dissertation examines how blackness operates through the national security paradigm. Furthermore, she examines state practices of governance and repression that have emerged through the paradigm of counter-intelligence.Elena Rodina is a graduate student in the Media, Technology, and Society (MTS) program at Northwestern where she is writing a dissertation titled “Subnational Journalistic Practices within the Russian Federation: How Non-Western Journalists Conceptualize and Negotiate their Roles, Rights, and Freedom.” She is visiting Sciences Po.