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Visiting Fellow, 2017 – 2018

Davide Stimilli

Associate Professor and Department Chair of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures University of Colorado Boulder


Davide Stimilli is Associate Professor of German, Comparative Literature, and Jewish Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is the author of Fisionomia di Kafka (2001) and The Face of Immortality: Physiognomy and Criticism (2005) and the editor of Aby Warburg’s clinical history, Die unendliche Heilung: Aby Warburgs Krankengeschichte (2007), as well as of a selection of his unpublished writings, “Per Monstra ad Sphaeram”: Sternglaube und Bilddeutung: Vortrag in Gedenken an Franz Boll und andere Schriften 1923 bis 1925 (2009). His interests include literary criticism and theory, intellectual history, art theory, and film studies. As a Visiting Fellow at the Neubauer Collegium, he collaborated with Robert Bird on the Revolutionology project while working on his book manuscript, The Manic Moment, which approaches from a psychoanalytic point of view the question: Is revolution the manic moment par excellence?