David Wittenberg, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

David Wittenberg teaches in the English Department and the Department of Cinema and Comparative Literature. 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.

Research areas
  • Continental Philosophy & Literary Theory
  • 19th-21st Century American Literature
  • Architectural Theory & Design
  • Narrative Theory
David Wittenberg, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

472 English and Philosophy Building (EPB)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States