Jason Kavett

Visiting Assistant Professor of German 

Office: Aspinwall 301
Phone: 845-758-7213
E-mail: jkavett@bard.edu

B.A., Wesleyan University; M.A., Yale University; M.Phil., Yale University; Ph.D., Yale University. Spent two years as ‘pensionnaire étranger’ at the École Normale Supérieure (Paris), where he had the opportunity to conduct research at the unité de recherche Paul-Celan. Has also studied in Regensburg and Konstanz. His research and teaching interests include the German Baroque and 20 th century German literature, with a particular focus on Paul Celan, as well as comparative literary studies and translation studies. His most recent work, a book chapter entitled “A Secret Echo Outside of Time: Paul Celan and the Autumn Crocus,” is forthcoming in Transparent Texts: Self-Referentiality and Self-Reflexivity in Literature (eds. Florian Lippert and Marcel Schmid, Brill/Rodopi). At Bard since 2017.