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Anthony Cascardi, dean of Arts & Humanities

Anthony Cascardi

Anthony J. Cascardi is a professor of comparative literature, rhetoric, and Spanish, and dean of the Division of Arts and Humanities in UC Berkeley's College of Letters & Science. He previously served as director of the campus's Townsend Center for the Humanities.

Cascardi's research interests include the relations between literature and philosophy, aesthetic theory, the novel and early modern Europe.

He is general editor of Penn State Studies in Literature and Philosophy. His publications include Consequences of Enlightenment and The Cambridge Companion to Cervantes.

Posts by Anthony Cascardi

10-20-10Arts, Culture & Humanities: What's on your mind?The Albany decision: Humanism vs. barbarism once again
1-1-10Memorable books read this year“The Anthologist”
12-25-09Most exciting ideas of the decadeThe Anthologist by Nicholoson Baker
11-10-09Arts and economic recoveryArts Literacy in the Coming Recovery