"T.S. Eliot's Chemistry"
Sponsored by Gauss Seminars in Criticism
Decolonizing Climate Justice: Indigenous Movements
Lunch will be provided.
Jenny Xie is the author of Eye Level (Graywolf Press, 2018), recipient of the 2017 Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets, and Nowhere to Arrive (Northwestern University Press, 2017), recipient of the 2016 Drinking Gourd Chapbook Prize.
"Pace and the Westering of Epiphany"
Endowed by the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer A. Scott Berg `71 h03.
Remaking Nineteenth-Century Novels for the Twentieth Century
Dissertation Advisers: Rachel Bowlby, Claudia Johnson, Deborah Nord
How do scholars write criticism about the moment they're living in? Join the students of English and African American Studies 574, “The Present Moment” (Fall 2017), for a discussion of the contemporary as both object of study and method of analysis.
Co-sponsored by the Contemporary Poetry Colloquium
Poetry Reading by Morgan Parker
Style is everywhere, but it evades criticism—especially now, when an age of interpretation asks us to look right through it. And yet style does so much tacit work, telling time, telling us apart, telling us who we are.
An Owl, a Nightingale, and Nature's Innate Unnaturalness
State of the Field: Victorian Studies
Lyric Thinking: Humanism, Poetry, Modernity
Please review introduction prior to talk. Introduction available from Mary Prokop (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Reception in Thorp Library following talk.
From Time to Time: Narratives of Temporality in Early Modern England, 1610-1670
Dissertation Advisers: Leonard Barkan, Jeff Dolven, Russ Leo, Nigel Smith
Dissertation is available for review in 22 McCosh Hall.
Rhodri Lewis and Leonard Barkan will discuss Lewis’s radical new interpretation of the most famous play in the English language.