Ana Isabel Keilson

Ana Isabel Keilson

Lecturer on Social Studies
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Ana Isabel Keilson is an intellectual and cultural historian of modern Europe, specializing in Germany and Central Europe. Her research focuses on the relationship of the body and aesthetics to politics. Her first book project, Harmonic Exile: 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 focuses on ideas of aesthetics and liberal subjectivity among sociologists, politicians, artists, and designers affiliated with the German Werkbund and the Bauhaus. Her writing has appeared in publications including Contemporary European HistoryThe Germanic Review, Dance Research Journal, and The Point Magazine. 


2019-20 Courses
Social Studies 10b: Introduction to Social Studies (Spring)
Social Studies 98rg: Aesthetics and Politics (Spring)

Contact Information

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