David "Tako" Takamura

Graduate Student

David earned his BA in Liberal Arts from the Santa Fe campus of St. John’s College in 2015. His work there followed the college’s broad program of study in philosophy, literature, music, and the history of math and science. Following that he lived in both Seattle and Berlin for a year, receiving an MA in Comparative Literature from the University of Washington after finishing his coursework on exchange at the Humboldt-Universität in 2017. He joined the Carolina-Duke Graduate Program in German Studies the following fall. His research interests include idealism, romanticism, and comparative religion