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Neil Christian Pages

Associate Professor; Graduate Director; Associate Professor

Comparative Literature; German and Russian Studies


Pages' current research projects include a book-length study on memorials and commemorative practices; articles on Peter Handke; Stanley Kubrick; Søren Kierkegaard as a critic and reader; and Kafka.

He has recently taught the undergraduate courses Kafka and His Readers; Freud as/in Literature; Madness and Genius; German Cultural History, 1871-1989; German Lit's Greatest Hits: The Modern Novel; Literature/War/Memory; Austrian Literature: Nation, Memory, Identity.

Pages' graduate seminars include: Toward a History of Reading; Reading W.G. Sebald; Kafka and His Readers; Søren Kierkegaard's Literary Texts, and Commemoration/Representation.


  • PhD, MA, New York University
  • BA, University of Vienna

Research Interests

  • Germanophone and Scandinavian Languages and Literatures
  • European Cultural History, Commemorative Practices
  • Translation
  • Comparative Modernisms
  • Text and Image, the Habsburg Empire


  • Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching 2005-2006