Hina Nazar

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Contact Information

English Building 347

Associate Professor

Research Interests

  • Enlightenment Political and Moral Thought (esp. Locke, Rousseau, the Scottish Enlightenment); Intellectual History of Early Liberalism; Eighteenth-Century Women's Writing; Feminist Philosophy and Critical Theory; Eighteenth-Century British Literature; History of the Novel

Education

  • Ph.D., English, Johns Hopkins University, 2004 
  • M.Phil., Economics and Politics, University of Cambridge (UK), 1992
  • A.B., English and Economics, Bryn Mawr College, 1989

Courses Taught

Graduate courses

  • Feminism and Liberalism in the Enlightenment
  • Enlightenment Narratives of Education
  • Women's Friendship in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture
  • Rousseau, Feminism, and Romanticism
  • George Eliot and the Contours of Realism
  • Novel Aesthetics
  • Modern Critical Theory

Additional Campus Affiliations

Associate Professor, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory

Highlighted Publications

Nazar, H. (2012). Enlightened Sentiments: Judgment and Autonomy in the Age of Sensibility. Fordham University Press. https://doi.org/10.5422/fordham/9780823240074.001.0001

Nazar, H. (2017). Locke, Education, and "Disciplinary Liberalism". Review of Politics, 79(2), 215-238. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0034670516001042

Nazar, H. (2017). "The Eyes of Others": Rousseau and Adam Smith on Judgment and Autonomy. In V. Soni, & T. Pfau (Eds.), Judgment and Action: Fragments Towards a History (pp. 113-142). Chicago: Northwestern University Press.

Nazar, H. (2012). Judging Clarissa's Heart. ELH - English Literary History, 79(1), 85-109. https://doi.org/10.1353/elh.2012.0009

Nazar, H. (2004). The Imagination Goes Visiting: Jane Austen, Judgment, and the Social. Nineteenth-Century Literature, 59(2), 145-178. https://doi.org/10.1525/ncl.2004.59.2.145

Nazar, H. (2002). Philosophy in the Bedroom: Middlemarch and the Scandal of Sympathy. The Yale Journal of Criticism, 15(2), 293-314. https://doi.org/10.1353/yale.2002.0020

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Recent Publications

Nazar, H. (2018). Review: J. Baltes's The Empire of Habit: John Locke, Discipline, and the Origins of Liberalism. Review of Politics, 80(1), 167-170. https://doi.org/10.1017/S003467051700081X

Nazar, H. (2017). "The Eyes of Others": Rousseau and Adam Smith on Judgment and Autonomy. In V. Soni, & T. Pfau (Eds.), Judgment and Action: Fragments Towards a History (pp. 113-142). Chicago: Northwestern University Press.

Nazar, H. (2017). Locke, Education, and "Disciplinary Liberalism". Review of Politics, 79(2), 215-238. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0034670516001042

Nazar, H. (2015). Review: J. Fowler's Richardson and the Philosophes. French Studies, 69(2), 245. https://doi.org/10.1093/fs/knv058

Nazar, H. (2014). Review: K. Valihora's Austen's Oughts: Judgment After Locke and Shaftesbury. Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 26(2), 316-318. https://doi.org/10.3138/ecf.26.2.303

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