Nicola Masciandaro

Nicola Masciandaro is Associate Professor of English at Brooklyn College, CUNY and a specialist in mediaeval literature. He is the founder of the journal Glossator: Practice and Theory of Commentary and the author of works on labour, the animal/human boundary, the hand, individuation,deixis, Aesop, sorrow, mysticism, Dante, decapitation, and metal. Current projects include: The Sorrow of Being (monograph), two co-edited essay volumes (commentary, speculative medievalism), dESIRE Gloss (a collaborative commentary on Kristen Alvanson’s dESIRE project), and Hideous Gnosis: Black Metal Theory Symposium.