Katharina Piechocki

Katharina
Piechocki

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, Harvard University

Faculty Associate
Expertise
European Renaissance and Baroque literature;
world cinema;
cartography;
translation studies;
theories of world cinema;
gender studies;
opera;
theater;
interstices between West/non-West;
the boundaries of early modernity;
and the borders of early modern Europe.
Current Project
Cartographic Humanism: Defining Early Modern Europe (1400-1550)

Education

Ph.D.
, Comparative Literature
, New York University
Selected Publications

“Kartographische Inszenierungen: Berge, Flüsse und das Wissen um die frühneuzeitlichen Ränder Osteuropas” in Inszenierung und Gedächtnis. Soziokulturelle und ästhetische Praxis, ed. H. Blume et al. (Bielefeld, January 2014).

“Discovering Eastern Europe: Cartography and Translation in Maciej Miechowita’s Tractatus de Duabus Sarmatiis (1517)” in Polish Renaissance, ed. V. Lepri and D. Facca (Firenze, November 2013).

“Antro, Anacronismo, Allegoria: Alle soglie de La Sincerità trionfante overo l’erculeo ardire di Ottaviano Castelli (Roma, 1638),” Studi Secenteschi (2010).

“Hercule à la croisée des discours: De la ‘naissance’ des dynasties à l’‘invention’ de l’opéra,” in L’invention des genres lyriques français et leur redécouverte au XIXe siècle, ed. A. Dratwicki and A. Terrier (Lyon, 2010).

“Dall’Ercole amante all’Hercule amoureux. Verso una rivalutazione della ‘mauvaise traduction’ del libretto di Francesco Buti,” in Francesco Buti tra Roma e Parigi. Diplomazia, poesia, teatro, ed. F. Luisi (Parma, 2009).

Period
Telephone
617-496-7187