ASTRIDA ORLE TANTILLO

Professor of History and Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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Professor Tantillo is currently the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. She teaches courses on 18th-century German culture and history of science, and is the author of three books, Goethe’s Modernisms (Continuum, 2010), The Will to Create: Goethe’s Philosophy of Nature (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2002), and Goethe’s Elective Affinities and the Critics (Camden House, 2001).

She is the president of the Goethe Society of North America and the founding editor of the book series (co-sponsored by the Goethe Society of North America and Bucknell University Press) on “Goethe and His Age.”

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Contact Information

Office: LAS Administration 409 UH, MC 228
Phone: 312-413-7329
Fax: 312-413-2511
Email: tantillo@uic.edu