Sara Guyer is Professor of English and Director of the Center for the Humanities at UW-Madison. She is also affiliated with the Mosse/Weinstein Center for Jewish Studies, Global Studies, and the Center for European Studies. She is author of Romanticism After Auschwitz (Stanford University Press, 2007).

Richard Keller is Professor of Medical History & Bioethics and the History of Science at UW-Madison. He is also affiliated with African Studies and Science & Technology Studies. Beginning in 2012, Keller was named Director, International Studies Major, Global Studies Program, and Development Studies Program at UW-Madison. He is the author of Colonial Madness: Psychiatry in French North Africa (University of Chicago Press, 2007).


Program Coordinator Megan Massino is a PhD Candidate in Literary Studies at UW-Madison. In addition to working at the Center for the Humanities, she writes on early-twentieth century philosophy, mathematics, and poetry.