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TImothy Cannon

Ph.D. Student

  • 847-491-7249
  • Kresge Hall, Room 3-305

Timothy Cannon is a PhD Student in Comparative Literary Studies with a home department in German and a Mellon Fellowship in the Critical Theory Cluster. He did a BA in art at Williams College, an interdisciplinary MA in literature and Critical Theory at the University of Chicago, and began a PhD In Comparative Literature at UC Davis before moving to Northwestern. His current research relates to Benjamin’s concept of Natural History and Benjamin’s relation to Heidegger. He is also interested in Wordsworth, Hölderlin, Milton, and David Jones.