Jennifer Gosetti-Ferencei (University of Birmingham)
Jennifer Gosetti-Ferencei is Professor of German and Comparative Literature at the University of Birmingham, UK and (on leave) Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University. She studied at Oxford (DPhil, Modern Languages; MSt, European Literature); Columbia University (MFA, Poetry); and Villanova University (PhD, MA, Philosophy). Her books include Exotic Spaces in German Modernism; The Ecstatic Quotidian: Phenomenological Sightings in Modern Art and Literature; Heidegger, Hölderlin, and the Subject of Poetic Language; and a book of poetry, After the Palace Burns, which won The Paris Review Prize. She is currently writing a book on the relevance of imagination.