Dr. Sage AndersonInstitute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI), Essen
Sage Anderson is a comparatist, editor, and translator. At the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) Essen, she acts as the project coordinator of “Governing the Narcotic City.” She received her PhD from the Department of Comparative Literature at New York University in 2015 with the dissertation “Life in the Fewest Words: Timing Brevity from Chamfort to Benjamin.” From 2012 to 2015 she was a member of the DFG research training group “Lebensformen und Lebenswissen,” affiliated with the European University Viadrina. After completing her PhD, Sage worked at Viadrina as the project coordinator of “Pensées Françaises Contemporaines,” a research and teaching collaboration with the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. In addition to temporal and formal brevity, her research interests include literary critique of the present, and translation theory and practice.