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My undergraduate studies at Yale and the University of Massachusetts were in English, Philosophy, and Symbol Sciences/Linguistics, with ephemeral competence gained in German, French, Latin, Japanese, and Chinese. I received my MA and my PhD (1997) in Comparative Literature from the Graduate Program in Comparative Literature at Indiana University with minors in Semiotics and Victorian Studies, qualifying exams in Nineteenth Century, Epic and Romance, and Semiotics and Literary Theory (Memory); my dissertation was on “Symmetry and Memory, From Proust to Stevenson.”
Nineteenth-century literature and culture, semiotics, rhetoric, linguistics, Japanese Literature, Chinese literature, interarts studies, literature and science, pedagogy, memory, Marcel Proust, Adrienne Rich, Walter Benjamin, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, and Philip K. Dick.