John T. Hamilton, PhD

William R. Kenan Professor of German and Comparative Literature, Harvard University
John Hamilton is the William R. Kenan Professor of German and Comparative Literature at Harvard University. He has held previous teaching positions in classics (University of California, Santa Cruz and Bristol University), and in German and comparative literature (New York University). His publications include Soliciting Darkness: Pindar, Obscurity, and the Classical Tradition (2004), Music, Madness, and the Unworking of Language (2008), Security (2013), Philology of the Flesh (2018), and Classical Complacency, Implacable Philology (forthcoming 2020).

Education

  • PhD New York University

Contact

jhamilt@fas.harvard.edu