Justus Rosenberg

Professor Emeritus of Languages and Literature


Office: Aspinwall 201
Phone: 845-758-7244


Academic Program Affiliation(s): Foreign Languages, Cultures, and Literatures, Jewish Studies
Academic Expertise: Foreign Languages, Cultures, and Literatures
Area of Specialization: Politics and ideology in modern literature

Ph.D., University of Cincinnati; L.L., Sorbonne, Paris. Postdoctoral research fellow, Columbia University, Syracuse University. Guest professor, New School University and universities of Belgrade, Cologne, Singapore, and Aix-en-Provence. Recipient of awards from New York Council for the Humanities, New School University. Publications: Constant Factors in Translation; Sound and Structure of English; Rilke’s Duino Elegies; Bertolt Brecht in Mandarin; Le Bateau Sobre; numerous reviews, biographies, translations. (1962–2003) Professor Emeritus of Languages and Literature.

Research Interests: The writing of biographies and autobiographies

Teaching Interests: Translations, Senior Projects; contemporary non-Western literature; 19th-century European novel; ten plays that shook the world; understanding Modernism and post-Modernism

Other Interests: History and cultural history; the theater