Jennifer Gosetti-Ferencei is
Professor of Philosophy and Director of Graduate Studies at
Fordham University. She specializes in Continental
Philosophy, Aesthetics, and the Philosophy of Literature. She
studied at Columbia University (MFA, Poetry); Villanova
University (MA, PhD, Philosophy), and at the University of
Oxford (MSt, European Literature; DPhil, Modern Languages and
Literatures, German), where she was a Clarendon Scholar.
Her books include Heidegger, Hölderlin, and the Subject
of Poetic Language (Fordham University Press); The
Ecstatic Quotidian: Phenomenological Sightings in Modern Art
and Literature (Penn State University Press), which won
a Choice Award from the American Library Association for
Outstanding Academic Title; and Exotic Spaces in German
Modernism (Oxford University Press). She has also
published many articles in her areas of specialization,
co-translated Heidegger's Phenomenology of Religious Life
(Indiana University Press), and authored a book of poems, After
the Palace Burns, which won The Paris Review
In addition to Fordham, where Professor Gosetti-Ferencei has
won the Undergraduate Teaching Award in the Arts and
Humanities, she has taught at Bryn Mawr College, the
University of Maine, and Oxford. She was recently
Visiting Research Associate at St. John’s College, Oxford,
and, also at St. John's College, was Associate Researcher for
the Balzan Foundation Project 'Literature as an Object of
Department of Philosophy
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Recent Articles and Chapters:
Dimension: Literature between Neuroscience and
Phenomenology," The British Journal of Aesthetics
54.4 (2014: 425-48).
Authenticity: Reflections on Heidegger, Rilke, Blanchot,"
Existenz 9:1 (Spring 2014).
"The World and Image
of Poetic Language: Heidegger and Blanchot,"
Continental Philosophy Review 45:2 (2012).
"Writing in Philosophy and the Literature and Philosophy of
Writing (Plato, Mann, Blanchot)" in Philosophy,
Literature, and the Crisis of Metaphysics, ed.
Sébastian Hüsch (Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2011).
Transcendence in Rilke and Stevens," The German
Quarterly 83:3 (Summer 2010).
in Rilke's Short Prose Works," The German Quarterly
80:3 (Summer 2007).