Professor of English
Mary Gibbs Jones Professor in Humanities
Office: Herring Hall 333
Professor Snow is the author of A Study of Vermeer and Inside Bruegel: The Play of Images in â€śChildrenâ€™s Gamesâ€ť and of articles on Shakespeare, Marlowe, Velasquez, and modern theories of the gaze. He has translatedÂ eight volumes of Rilkeâ€™s poetry, which have won the Academy of American Poets Award (twice) and the PEN Award for Translation. He has held NEA and NEH fellowships, has been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, and received a 1998 Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He teaches courses in Renaissance and 17th-century literature, theory, literature and art, and film.