Abraham Kuyper Center

Jennifer Gosetti-Ferencei

Summer Seminar 2017, August 21-23
‘What the Humanities Contribute to the University’

Jennifer Gosetti-Ferencei (University of Birmingham)


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Brief bio

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.