Areas of Interest
My research on early modern melancholy is organized around two related claims. First, I argue that the popular discourse on melancholy made possible an experience of motivelessness. Second, this experience led to (and perhaps still could) the development of new communal practices.
- Argument (COMMRC 0500)
- Debate (COMMRC 0510)
- Public Speaking (COMMRC 0520)
- Discussion (COMMRC 0540)