|Title:||Visiting Professor in German|
Thomas Nolden (PH.D. Yale University) is currently a visiting professor at MIT where he teaches "Paradigms of European Thought." He has taught at the Freie Universitat in Berlin and at the University of California at Berkeley before joining the faculty of Wellesley College in 1993 where he currently directs the comparative literature program.
His research interests cover a wide range of interests and span several eras of German and European culture and literature. He has written books on the history of epistolary poetics from Horace to twentieth-century authors, on Jewish literature in post-war Austria and Germany, and on Jewish writers in contemporary France. He also has co-edited several volume on Jewish literatures in present-day Europe, most recently Jewish Writing in Contemporary Europe. A Guide.