Lindsey Richter is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of French and Italian. She joined the department in 2012 after receiving an MA in French literature.
Her dissertation examines poetic and artistic collaboration in the surrealist movement with an emphasis on the collaborative book projects of poet Paul Eluard. She is interested in models of subjectivity based on relationality and corporality. Her research interests include avant-garde poetry, ethics, phenomenology, and visual media such as the livre d’art, photography, collage, and film.