Steven Shankman

Steven Shankman

Distinguished Professor of English and Classics and UNESCO Chair in Transcultural Studies, Interreligious Dialogue, and Peace | 541-346-3997 | 110B Gerlinger Hall

ACADEMIC AREAS: Comparative Literature, The Classical Tradition in English and American Literature, The Eighteenth Century, History of Literary Theory

Past Courses

HC 221H: War, Peace and the Hero in Ancient Poetry and Prose

HC 421H: Don Quixote and Dosteovsky's The Idiot

HC 421H: Literature and Ethics: Dostoevsky's The Brothers Karamazov

HC 421H: Literature and Ethics: Levinas and Vasily Grossman’s Life and Fate

HC 421H: Literature and Ethics: Dostoevsky’s House of the Dead and Crime and Punishment

HC 421H: Literature and Ethics: Tolstoy's Resurrection

HC 421H: Tolstoy's "War and Peace" Part 1

HC 421H: War and Peace and Totality and Infinity: Tolstoy and Levinas

Academic Background

Ph.D., Comparative Literature, Stanford University, 1977
B.A., English, Cambridge University, 1971
B.A., Classics, University of Texas at Austin, 1969