Thomas Bartscherer is Assistant Professor of Humanities in Literature at Bard College, affiliate in the Classics, Philosophy, and Theater programs, and Associate Director of Bard's Language and Thinking Program. He is also a research associate on the Équipe Nietzsche at the Institut des Textes et Manuscrits Modernes, Paris. He works on the intersection of literature and philosophy in the ancient Greek and modern German traditions, focusing on tragic drama, aesthetics, and performance. He also writes on technology, new media, and contemporary art, and has published translations from German and French. He is co-editor of Erotikon: Essays on Eros Ancient and Modern (University of Chicago Press) with Shadi Bartsch and Switching Codes (forthcoming, University of Chicago Press) with Roderick Coover. He has held research fellowships at the École Normale Supérieure (Paris), the University of Heidelberg, and the LMU in Munich. He has received fellowships from the DAAD, and the Woodrow Wilson, Nef, and Earhart foundations. Bartscherer has taught previously at the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Chicago.