Alchemy in African/American Poetry: Experimental Ekphrasis
"On Afro-Cuban Documentaries"
Singing in a Foreign Land: Anglo-Jewish Poetry in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century
Reception in the Thorp Library to follow talk.
Crashaw After Petrarch: Lyrics Against the World
Reception in the Thorp Library to folow talk.
"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
2018 - 2019
Department of English Junior Paper Deadline:
10 pages due by 12 Noon via Dropbox and to your Adviser