Wlad Godzich

TitleDistinguished Professor
DivisionHumanities Division
DepartmentLiterature Department
Phone831-459-1771 (Office),
831-459-1924 (Message)
OfficeHumanities 1 514
Office HoursWednesday 10:00 - 11:45
Campus Mail StopHumanities Academic Services
Mail1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA
Wlad Godzich

Research Interests

Theory of literature; philosophy and literature; emergent literature; translation theory; globalization and culture; European integration; knowledge society; literatures of Africa, the Caribbean, Europe (Central, Eastern, and Western), Brazil, Canada; detective and crime fiction; science fiction; medicine and literature

Biography, Education and Training

PhD 1972 Columbia University
taught at: Yale, University of Minnesota, Université de Montréal, University of Toronto, Université de Geneve
Visiting Professor: University of Silesia; University of Zurich; Chinese University of Hong Kong; Harvard University; Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro; Witswatersrand University; Università de València; Aarhus University; Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

Teaching Interests

General and Comparative Literature; Literature and Philosophy; Continental Philosophy