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Graduate Students

Jeanie Abbott


English
Old and Middle English, Wisdom and Catalogue Literature, Storytelling, Riddles
Portuguese Empire, Colonial Latin America, economic life, spatial history, Digital Humanities

Luke Barnhart


English
early modern poetry, lyric, shakespeare, Milton

Jessica Beckman


English
Early Modern British literature, intellectual history, book history, history of reading

Björn Buschbeck


German Studies
transmission and poetics of late medieval and early modern religious literature (esp. devotional texts, revelation accounts and prayers), the so-called 'German Mysticism', the Middle High German heroic epic and Arthurian romance, 19th and 20th c. reception of medieval literature
history of science, renaissance, Empire, Animals, Natural History, Agriculture, Utopia, Iberian Atlantic, Sexuality Studies, Digital Humanities

Robert Forke


German Studies
High and Late Medieval German Literature, Medieval Parody, Irony and Humor, Animality, Interactions between Latin and the Vernacular

Dillon Gisch


Classics
art and archaeology of ancient Rome, historiography of Roman art, theories of reception, memory studies, heritage, Digital Humanities

Vanessa Glauser


French and Italian
French Renaissance, Reception of the Classics, Multilingualism

Leonardo Grao Velloso Damato Oliveira


Comparative Literature
renaissance, Baroque, Spanish, Portuguese, English and Italian Early Modern Literature

Kirstin Haag


Music
Renaissance Song, Early New World Sacred Music, Early Medieval Polyphony

Christopher Hutchinson


German Studies
early modern Germany, media history, disease and literature, history of medicine

Qian Jia


East Asian Languages and Cultures
qjia@stanford.edu
poetry of the Tang and Song dynasties, literati culture and literary circles, tradition/convention and individuality, the private sphere and interiority

Lauren Judd


History
High Middle Ages, Late Middle Ages, medieval religion, Cultural History, gender and sexuality

Daeyeong Kim

Associate Director, Stanford Text Technologies
early modern English drama, globalization, law, religion

Juan Lamata


English
Early modern literature in English and Spanish, Picaresque and 'rogue' literature, Service and forms of Renaissance labor, Critical Theory

Xiangyi Liu


History
Early Modern Europe, Enlightenment, Jesuits, history of science

Mae Lyons-Penner

Graduate Coordinator (Communications)

Comparative Literature
comparative medieval literature, High Middle Ages, Late Middle Ages, Digital Humanities, Critical Theory, Political Philosophy, Cultural History

Rachel Midura


History
Early Modern Europe, Italian & Ottoman History, Communication History, Digital Humanities

Benjamin Ory


Music
Sacred Vocal Polyphony, History of Music Theory, Print Culture, Digital Humanities

Jonathan Quick


English
Old and Middle English, Paleography and History of the Book, Anglo-Latin

Mareike Elisa Reisch

Graduate Coordinator (Workshops)

German Studies
travelogues, late medieval literature, representations of space in travel literature, representations of foreignness, intercultural contacts

Luis Rodríguez Rincón


Comparative Literature
Early Modern Studies, Epic and Lyric Poetry and their Tensions, Grottos, Metamorphosis, The Ocean in Intellectual History, History of Subjectivity and the Imagination

Julia Roever


History
history of medicine, history of law, Early Modern Europe, medical malpractice, Italy, Germany

Padraic Rohan


History
Medieval Europe, Medieval Islam, Early Modern Europe, The Ottoman Empire

Danny Smith


Art and Art History
Gothic Architecture, Medieval Urbanism, Early Modern Perspective And Architectural Depiction, Cinta Senese
early modern English poetry and drama, metaphor theory, history of early modern aesthetics, study of recipes and culinary practices, networks of trade, consumption and production

Maria Terss


Art and Art History
BYZANTINE AND MEDIEVAL ART HISTORY, MONASTICISM AND ASCETICISM, LITURGY AND RITUAL, MANUSCRIPT ILLUMINATION: RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN WORD AND IMAGE
Early Modern Europe
history of science, Museum Studies, Spanish Empire

Cécile Tresfels


French and Italian
Sixteenth Century French Literature, Early Modern Cognition, Monstrosity, Early Modern Women’s Writings, Critical semantics, History of emotions

Verity Walsh


Classics
history of science, Natural History, Medieval reception of ancient philosophy and classical myth

Lora Webb


Art and Art History
art and architecture, Constantinople, court culture, ninth to twelfth centuries

Duygu Yildirim


History
history of science, Natural History, History of the Eastern Mediterranean, Early Modern Ottoman History
Medieval and late ancient art, Roman and Byzantine Egypt, funerary art, interchange between Roman, Egyptian, and Christian visual culture, ritual, materiality, Phenomenology