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MemberSaronik Bosu

I am a Ph.D. candidate and Project Coordinator, working at New York University. In my dissertation, I study the relationship between economic thinking and literature. I have taught undergraduate courses on topics ranging from medieval and early modern literature to intersections of psychology and medicine with literature. In my classrooms, I focus on thinking through texts with my students, using them as tools to develop skills of critical thinking. I coordinate the Postcolonial, Race, and Diaspora Colloquium at the Department of English, NYU. I am also the Project Coordinator for the Medical Humanities Working Group. Working in these capacities, along with my previous jobs as acquisitions assistant at the NYU Division of Libraries, as well as a fellowship advisor, have helped me develop skills of project management as well as public relations.

MemberElliot Morris

After I earned my BA in English at the University of Utah, I taught special education through Teach For America. I yearned to be a student again and refine my skills, which led me to completing an MA at NYU in English & American Literature. I am working in higher education, volunteering at a prison to help bring higher ed to inmates, and pursuing my own interest in literary studies and education.

MemberFletcher Durant

Fletcher Durant is the Preservation Librarian at the University of Florida Smathers Libraries. His work focuses on the preventive conservation of library and archival materials, the sustainability of cultural heritage, and risk management. He is a trained book and paper conservator and a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation. Prior to joining the University of Florida, he was the Preservation Archivist for NYU Libraries and an Assistant Conservator for Special Collection at the New York Public Library.

MemberGabriel Wick

…NYU – Paris…

Gabriel Wick is a Paris-based historian and curator, and a lecturer at the Paris campus of NYU. His research focuses on political culture in the pre-Revolutionary period, and in particular the meanings attached to English-inflected aesthetics and pastimes. He has curated a number of exhibitions, notably Hubert Robert et la fabrique des Jardins (château de La Roche-Guyon, 9/2017-12/2017), Terres de Voltaire, Jardins des Lumières (CMN / château de Ferney, 06/20-12/20), and Vivre à l’antique (CMN / château de Rambouillet, 03/21-06/21).

MemberRebecca Colesworthy

Rebecca Colesworthy is the acquisitions editor in gender and queer studies, Latin American studies, education, and c20/21 studies at SUNY Press. Her own scholarly specialization is modernism, from interdisciplinary and transnational perspectives; other areas of interest include feminist theory, psychoanalysis, and notions of the gift from pretty much any and every field. Her monograph, Returning the Gift: Modernism and the Thought of Exchange, was published by Oxford UP at the end of 2018, and she is the editor, with Peter Nicholls (NYU) of How Abstract Is It? Thinking Capital Now (Routledge, 2016), initially published as a special issue of Textual Practice).