Faculty Bio

Peter Antelyes

Associate Professor of English

Primary areas of interest: American literature, Jewish studies, film, comics, music, and other forms of popular culture.  Mr. Antelyes received his undergraduate degree from Sarah Lawrence College (1974) and his Ph.D. in English from Columbia University (1986).  He has written on the literature of the West (Adventurous Enterprise: Washington Irving and the Poetics of Western Expansion), Jewish and African-American singers, Jewish women in vaudeville, Irish-American popular song, and Jewish Indians, among other topics.