John Hamilton

John Hamilton works primarily on Classical Greek, Latin, German, and French literature, focusing on topics in the History of Ideas, Reception Theory, Aesthetics, and Music. Previous teaching positions include the University of California-Santa Cruz (Classics) and New York University (Comparative Literature and German), with fellowships at the Institute for Greece, Rome, and the Classical Tradition at Bristol, the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, and the Zentrum für Literatur- und Kulturforschung – Berlin. Publications: Soliciting Darkness: Pindar, Obscurity, and the Classical Tradition (2004); Music, Madness, and the Unworking of Language (2008); and Security: Politics, Humanity, and the Philology of Care (2013).