Rivky Mondal

Cohort Year: 2016
Research Interests: Transnational modernism; aesthetic emotion; hermeneutics; translation


Rivky received a BA in English and Hispanic Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and an MA in English from the Pennsylvania State University on a fellowship. Her dissertation (she anticipates) will articulate the contemporary stakes of philosophical hermeneutics for the study of twentieth-century literature and critical theory. Her work has appeared in The Journal of Modern Literature and 3:AM Magazine.

Rivky is also a freelance copyeditor. Recent publications include: Reading Sedgwick (Duke UP, forthcoming), Understanding Derrida, Understanding Modernism (Bloomsbury, 2019), 1922: Literature, Culture, Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2015), and A Handbook of Modernism Studies (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013).