Christopher J. Wild

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Areas of Study and Research

Religion, Literature and Visual Culture

Faculty Associated Faculty; Professor in the Department of Germanic Studies and the Committee on Theater and Performance Studies

PhD (Johns Hopkins University)

My work is situated at the intersection of literature, theater history, philosophy, and religious thought. My research has two distinct and at times overlapping focal points: one the one hand, the role and impact of religious thought and practice in processes and phenomena considered genuinely modern and secular; and on the other hand, the mediality and formal semantics of European and German theater from its beginning in ancient Greece through Modernism.

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