Comparative Literature

Nicholas Kahn

Biography

B.A. in English Literature and French Literature, Haverford College, 2014

Research interests: Colonial and nineteenth-century American literature, nineteenth- and twentieth-century French and Italian literature; first contact; race; monsters; intellectual history

Dissertation in progress: The figure of the monster in written records and imagined rehearsals of contact between Anglo-American culture and other cultures (Eastern Algonquian, African, South Pacific, Creole, Japanese).Languages: English (native), French (near-native), Italian (near-native), Japanese (advanced)