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Daniel J Vitkus

image of daniel vitkusPh.D. (Columbia University)

Professor of English
Rebeca Hickel Chair in Elizabethan Literature

Primary Office: LIT 338
Primary Phone: Contact Department
Quarterly Office Hours

Email: dvitkus@ucsd.edu

2014-2014 Center for the Humanities Faculty Fellow
Section Head, Literatures in English

Daniel Vitkus earned his Master's Degree in English Language and Literature at Oxford University (Hertford College) and his Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.  His interests include Shakespeare, Renaissance literature, travel writing, cultural studies, literary theory, postcolonial literature, Islamic culture and its representation in the West, economic history, global theory, the origins of capitalism, and the cultural history of empire.  

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