Anthony Cascardi

Job title: 
Dean, Arts and Humanities

Anthony J. Cascardi is a professor of comparative literature, of rhetoric, and of Spanish. He is a former director of the Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities and of the Arts Research Center at Berkeley. Cascardi’s research interests include aesthetic theory, the novel, early modern Europe, and the relations between literature and philosophy. He serves as the academic editor for the Cambridge University Studies in Literature and Philosophy. His publications include the books Cervantes, Literature, and the Discourse of Politics, and The Cambridge Introduction to Literature and Philosophy. A new book, Francisco de Goya:  Art of Critique, will appear in 2021.