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Faculty & Staff

Program Coordinator

Richard Eldridge

Charles and Harriett Cox McDowell Professor of Philosophy

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8428
  2. Beardsley 211B
  3. Office Hours:

    Fall '19:  Thurs 1:00-3:00 and by appointment

Interests: Aesthetics and Theory of Criticism, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy and Literature, German Idealism, Wittgenstein, Romanticism
Ph.D., University of Chicago. 

Richard Eldridge, Professor of Philosopy

Program Committee

Khaled Al-Masri

Associate Professor and Section Head

Arabic

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8199
  2. Kohlberg 335
Khaled Al-Masri

Jean-Vincent Blanchard

Professor of French

Associate Dean of the Faculty for Academic Programs

French and Francophone Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8159
  2. Kohlberg 313

Rachel Sagner Buurma

Director, Aydelotte Foundation

Associate Professor, English

Aydelotte Foundation

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8666
  2. Lang Performing Arts Center 302
  3. Parrish W201
  4. Office Hours:

    (LPAC 302) Wed 12-3 and by appointment

Désirée Díaz

Assistant Professor

Department of Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7682
  2. Kohlberg 338

Interests: Latin American literature and cultural studies, Caribbean literature and visual culture, US Latino/a studies, film studies, performance studies, popular and material culture, urban studies. 

Désirée Díaz

Sibelan Forrester

Professor of Russian, Russian Section Head, Coordinator for Interpretation Theory

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8162
  2. Kohlberg 340

Interests: Russian and East European women writers; gender and sexuality in language and literature; Modernism; literary and scholarly translation and translation theory

William Gardner

Coordinator for Asian Studies and Section Head of Japanese

Japanese

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-6875
  2. Kohlberg 336
Will Gardner

María-Luisa Guardiola

Professor

Department of Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8164
  2. Kohlberg 342

Interests: Nineteenth, twentieth and twenty first century Iberian Literature; women writers; turn of the century (19th to 20th) literature and cultural developments; Iberian cinema; urban studies; Catalan women writers. 

Maria Luisa Guardiola

Alexandra Gueydan-Turek

Associate Professor of French

French and Francophone Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8309
  2. Kohlberg 311
  3. Office Hours:

    T/R 10:00-11:00 a.m., and by appointment at www.swarthmore.edu/officehours

Interests: Postcolonial Theory; Francophone Literature of the Maghreb and the Mashreq;  Comics and Graphic Novels in the Arab World; Local Publishing Markets in North Africa; (Neo)colonial representations; Representations of Islam in France.

 

Alexandra Gueydan-Turek

Haili Kong

Professor

Chinese

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8457
  2. Kohlberg 310
Haili Kong - On Leave 2013-14

Allen Kuharski

Professor, Stephen Lang Professor of the Performing Arts

Theater

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7794
  2. Fax: (610) 957-6179
  3. LPAC 015
Allen Kuharski

Jeremy Lefkowitz

Associate Professor

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7894
  2. Trotter 111

Interests: Greek and Latin language and literature; mythology; ancient fable

Rosaria Munson

J. Archer and Helen C. Turner Professor

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8370
  2. Trotter 113
Interests: Greek historiography, narratology, Greek politics, ethnography, the Ancient Near East
Rosaria Munson

Bob Rehak

Associate Professor

Film and Media Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6204
  2. Kohlberg 111D

Benjamin Ridgway

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chinese, Section Head of Chinese

Chinese

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7675
  2. Kohlberg Hall K-308

Olivia Sabee

Assistant Professor of Dance

On Leave 2019-20

Music & Dance

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8237
  2. LPAC 006

Hansjakob Werlen

Professor, German Studies Coordinator

German Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8612
  2. Kohlberg 307

Hansjakob Werlen's research interests are late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century German literature and contemporary literature of German speaking countries, with a special focus on Switzerland. A member of the Tri-college Food Studies group, he also teaches courses on issues of taste and aesthetics.

Hansjakob Werlen

Emeriti Faculty

Marion Faber

Professor Emerita

German Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8155
  2. Train Station 203
Faber