David Wittenberg

David Wittenberg
Associate Professor
Education: 
PhD, Johns Hopkins University
Office: 
472 EPB
Phone: 
319-335-0465
Research Interests: 
continental philosophy & literary theory; 19th-21st century American literature; architectural theory & design; narrative theory

David Wittenberg teaches in the English Department and the Department of Cinema and Comparative Literature. He is the author of Time Travel: The Popular Philosophy of Narrative (Fordham University Press, 2013) and Philosophy, Revision, Critique: Rereading Practices in Heidegger, Nietzsche, and Emerson (Stanford University Press, 2001). His research and teaching interests include 19th- through 21st-century literary theory and philosophy, American literature, architectural design and theory, and popular culture studies. His current research project is a book about the meaning of very large objects, tentatively entitled Big Culture: Toward an Aesthetics of Magnitude.