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About this Fellow

Cultural and political history, literature, philosophy, psychoanalysis, translation, with a particular focus on postcolonial theory

Website: http://www.robertjcyoung.com/

Appointments

Current post

  • Julius Silver Professor of English and Comparative Literature, New York University

Other Modern Languages, Literatures and other Media from 1830 Fellows

Professor Juliet Mitchell

Psychoanalytic and interdisciplinary research into gender/sexual difference and sibling/social group relationships using literature to analyse the horizontal axis missing from social theory

Professor Beatriz Sarlo

Argentine culture and literature of the twentieth and twenty-first century; urban and popular culture; intellectual history in Latin America; history of the media; literary criticism and aesthetic ideologies

Professor Steven Connor

The relations between literature, technology and science and the cultural phenomenology of material life

Professor Toril Moi

Feminism and feminist theory, and women writers; literary theory; literature and philosophy; 19th and 20th century European literature; Simone de Beauvoir; Henrik Ibsen; Wittgenstein, Austin and Cavell and literary studies