Timothy Barr

1437 Cathedral of Learning
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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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.

Courses Taught

  • Argument (COMMRC 0500)
  • Debate (COMMRC 0510)
  • Public Speaking (COMMRC 0520)
  • Discussion (COMMRC 0540)