Profiles in "Book History" Expertise Area

  • Dr. Canovas specializes in the study of French poetry and narrative from Baudelaire to surrealism.
  • Moulton researches the cultural representation of gender and sexuality in early modern literature.
  • Oh works on the cultural connection among East Asian societies, in particular, history of the book and print culture of East Asia and linguistic histories of Chinese and Korean.
  • Ling specializes in late imperial Chinese literature and culture, book history, and the print culture.
  • Rebecca Soares' research interests include 19th-century British and American literature, spiritualism, artistic and literary states of mind, transatlantic and global literature of the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • Sören Hammerschmidt teaches 1st-year comp, 2nd-language writing, and developmental writing. His research focuses on 18th-century and Romantic literature, correspondence networks, media culture, portraiture, and authorship.