Caio Moraes Ferreira

Caio Moraes Ferreira

Dissertation Title
Beyond the plausible: On the relationship between history, tragedy and epic poetry in Corneille, Voltaire, and Schiller

Caio Moraes Ferreira received his PhD in French and Comparative Literature at Columbia University in 2021. His research interests include the representation of the past in neoclassical poetry, the history of Enlightenment historiography, and fantastic literature in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries (in English, French and German). He is currently teaching French and Literature Humanities at Columbia's Core Curriculum.