College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Research InterestsLiterary Criticism & Theory, Architecture, Narrative Theory, 19th-Century U.S. Literatures, Visual Culture
David Wittenberg teaches in English, Comparative Literature, and Cinematic Arts. He is the author of Time Travel: The Popular Philosophy of Narrative (Fordham University Press, 2013) and Philosophy, Revision, Critique: Rereading Practices in Heidegger, Nietzsche, and Emerson (Stanford University Press, 2001). His research and teaching interests include 19th- through 21st-century literary theory and philosophy, American literature, architectural design and theory, and popular culture studies. His current research project is a book about the meaning of very large objects, tentatively entitled Big Culture: Toward an Aesthetics of Magnitude.