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Art and Art History

Tomoko Sakomura

Tomoko Sakomura

Label: Dean of Students and Professor of Art History
  • Japanese art history

  • Higher education

  • East Asian art

  • The relationship between word and image in the visual culture of medieval Japan

Tomoko Sakomura

Classics

Jeremy Lefkowitz

Jeremy Lefkowitz

Label: Associate Professor of Classics
  • Classics in higher education
  • Greek & Latin languages
  • Ancient world in cinema
  • History of comedy & satire
  • Talking animals
Jeremy Lefkowitz

Dance

Pallabi Chakravorty

Pallabi Chakravorty

Label: Stephen Lang Professor of Performing Arts
  • South Asian dance

  • Art & social action

  • Anthropology of Dance

  • The study and performance of Kathak, a classical North Indian dance

  • Bombay Film Dance

Pallabi Chakravorty

English Literature

Anthony Foy

Anthony Foy

Label: Associate Professor of English Literature
  • Black autobiography

  • Literature of Black Philadelphia

  • Post-civil rights Black culture

  • African American literature

Anthony Foy
Bakirathi Mani

Bakirathi Mani

Label: Professor of English Literature
  • South Asian American studies
  • Cultural Studies of Empire and Globalization
  • Transnational feminist studies
  • South Asian diasporas
Bakirathi Mani
Peter Schmidt

Peter Schmidt

Label: William R. Kenan Jr., Professor of English Literature
  • 20th century U.S. fiction & poetry
  • U.S. literature and postcolonial theory
  • Race & ethnicity in U.S. literature
Peter Schmidt
Valerie Smith

Valerie Smith

Label: President of Swarthmore College
  • Higher education leadership
  • African-American literature
  • Innovating the curriculum
  • Black culture, film & photography
  • Sustainability initiatives
Valerie Smith
Patricia White

Patricia White

Label: Professor of Film and Media Studies
  • Representation of women in film

  • Classic Hollywood

  • LGBT film & queer media

  • Sexuality & filmmaking

  • Experimental & documentary film

Patricia White

Film & Media Studies

William Gardner

William Gardner

Label: Professor of Japanese
  • Japanese film and media
William Gardner
Sunka Simon

Sunka Simon

Label: Professor of German and Film and Media Studies
  • Cyberculture
  • German and European cinema
Sunka Simon
Bob Rehak

Bob Rehak

Label: Associate Professor of Film & Media Studies
  • Special effects
  • Video games
  • Fandom
  • Animation
  • Fan fiction
Bob Rehak
Patricia White

Patricia White

Label: Professor of Film and Media Studies
  • Representation of women in film

  • Classic Hollywood

  • LGBT film & queer media

  • Sexuality & filmmaking

  • Experimental & documentary film

Patricia White
Carina Yervasi

Carina Yervasi

Label: Associate Professor of French
  • The French New Wave
  • Contemporary Francophone films of West Africa
  • The works of Jean-Luc Godard, Chantal Akerman, and Alain Tanner
Carina Yervasi

Music

Gerald Levinson

Gerald Levinson

Label: Jane Lang Professor of Music
  • Contemporary classical music
Gerald Levinson

Theater

Allen Kuharski

Allen Kuharski

Label: Professor of Theater
  • Polish theater
  • Contemporary movement and dance theater
  • American and comparative drama
Allen Kuharski