PhD Student (2017)
French Literature and Theory; German Philosophy; Aesthetics
I am interested in the modalities of aesthetic experience, ranging from the history of aesthetic philosophy to 19th and 20th century French literature and thought (namely Proust, Deleuze, and Blanchot). More specifically, I am interested in looking at the impact that Kant's third Critique has had and continues to have on the Western understanding of aesthetics and aesthetic experience, and how the writing of certain French thinkers responds, however indirectly, to Kant's claims.
I graduated with a BA from Hampshire College, where I studied literature, theory, and philosophy.