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. She received her PhD in History from Columbia University in 2017, and has served as a visiting fellow at Humboldt University (Berlin) and SciencesPo (Paris / Reims). Her work has been supported by grants from the Council for European Studies, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), and the Lillian Karina Foundation (Stockholm). Her writing for academic audiences has appeared in Contemporary European History, The Germanic Review, and Dance Research Journal, and her essays and reviews for a wider readership can be found in publications including The Point, Dissent Magazine, and Public Books. She is currently writing an intellectual history of culture, politics, and modern dance in Germany, 1900 - 1935. Her research interests include: modern Germany and Central Europe, the history of political thought, aesthetics and politics, the history of science and the body.


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

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William James Hall 318