Michael West

Michael West is a Ph.D. candidate in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, where he is completing his dissertation, “Enigmatic Theater in Shakespeare’s England.” His research focuses on sixteenth and seventeenth century drama and poetry, contemporary and early modern humanisms, and the long history of hermeneutics. More information can be found here: https://columbia.academia.edu/MichaelWest.

Academic interests:

Renaissance literature, especially drama; hermeneutics; humanism; secularism and secularization