Ana Isabel Keilson

Ana Isabel Keilson

Lecturer on Social Studies
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Ana Isabel Keilson is an intellectual historian of modern Europe, specializing in modern Germany and Central Europe. Her research focus is on the intersection of embodiment, aesthetics, and liberal politics. Her first book project, Harmonic Order: German Modern Dance and the Search for Freedom, is a history of liberalism from 1900 to the Nazi period told from the perspective of modern dancers. Her current research examines ideas of liberal subjectivity and aesthetics in the German Werkbund. Her writing has appeared in academic and non-academic publications alike, including Contemporary European HistoryThe Germanic Review, Dance Research JournalThe Point and Cabinet Magazine.


2020-21 Courses
Social Studies 10a: Introduction to Social Studies (Fall)
Social Studies 10b: Introduction to Social Studies (Spring)
Social Studies 98mf: Liberalism and Its Critics (Spring)

Contact Information

William James Hall 318