Ramona Naddaff

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Director, Art of Writing Program

Ramona Naddaff is Associate Professor in the Department of Rhetoric.  She is the author of articles on, among other topics, Greek philosophy and literature, Plato, Flaubert's Madame Bovary, literary censorship,  the theory and practice of translation, and the use of music torture during the Iraq war. She is currently working on a book provisionally entitled "A Writer's Trials: On the Writing, Editing and Censorship of Madame Bovary." A director and editor of Zone Books, Professor Naddaff is responsible for publishing titles in philosophy, history, anthropology, political theory, and history of science. She is also the series editor of the multi-volume anthology Postwar French Thought (The New Press, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2011). From 2015-2017, Naddaff has principal responsibility for The Art of Writing program, a five-year Mellon funded undergraduate program at the Townsend Center.