Language, Linguistics, & Literature

Steven Caton

Steven Caton

Faculty Associate; Harvard Academy Senior Scholar. Khalid Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulrahman Al Saud Professor of Contemporary Arab Studies, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Linguistics; cultural studies; gender; Yemeni poetics and politics; US men's movement; and water sustainability.

William James Hall 320
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-8355
p: (617) 495-1886
Lorgia Garcia-Peña

Lorgia Garcia-Peña

Faculty Associate. Assistant Professor, Departments of Romance Languages and Literatures and History and Literature, Harvard University.
Research Interests: Contemporary US Latino/a literature and cultures; Caribbean literature and cultures; performance studies; race and ethnicity; transnational feminism; migration; human rights; and Dominican and Dominican diaspora studies.
Barker Center 147
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-0801
John M. Mugane

John M. Mugane

Faculty Associate (on leave spring 2018). Professor of the Practice of African Languages and Cultures; Director, African Language Program, Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University.

Research interests: The story of Swahili; linguistic human rights; language in psychiatry; and how people learn languages.

12 Quincy Street
Barker Center, Room 244
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 496-4995
Katharina Piechocki

Katharina Piechocki

Faculty Associate. Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Department of Comparative Literature, Harvard University.
Research interests: Cartography, literature, and translation studies; and investigating the borders of early modern Europe and the contact zones between European/non-European.
p: 617-496-7187
Panagiotis Roilos

Panagiotis Roilos

Faculty Associate. George Seferis Professor of Modern Greek Studies, Department of the Classics; Professor of Comparative Literature, Department of Comparative Literature, Harvard University.
Research interests: Cultural history of modern Greece and of Southeastern Europe; politics and literature; and cultural politics.
Boylston Hall 204
Cambridge, MA 02138
f: (617) 496-6720
p: (617) 495-7783
Doris Sommer

Doris Sommer

Faculty Associate; Chair, Weatherhead Initiative on Afro-Latin American Studies. Ira Jewell Williams, Jr. Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures;
Professor of African and African American Studies, Department of African and African American Studies;
Director, Cultural Agents Initiative, Harvard University.
Research interests: Nineteenth-century narrative in Latin American women's literature; ethnic literature; bilingual aesthetics; intersection between culture and ecology; and the rights and resources that the arts and the humanities contribute to developing societies.
Boylston Hall 417
Room 22
Cambridge, MA 02138
p: (617) 495-5273