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Katherine Laura Biers

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Title Assistant Professor
Department English-Compar Lit
Email klb2134@columbia.edu
Phone +1 212 851 2490
Address 602 Philosophy
Mail Code: 4927
United States
Biography B.A. (1993) and Ph.D. (2002), Cornell University. Katherine Biers specializes in 19th- and 20th-century American literature, culture and media studies. Fields of interest also include theatre, pragmatism, aesthetics, political theory and theories of emotion. She is the author of Virtual Modernism: Writing and Technology in the Progressive Era (U Minnesota Press, October 2013), a study of the idea of the virtual in pre-WWI American literature, philosophy and media culture. Her articles and reviews appear in Representations and Textual Practice and in several edited collections.