From the writers of “The Lost Generation,” who include American expatriates F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Gertrude Stein, to Sylvia Beach’s Shakespeare and Company bookshop, and to influential French writers like Guillaume Apollinaire or the Surrealists, early 20th-century Paris continues to hold a special allure for tourists and academics alike.
With support from a Humanities Center Gardner Grant, Susan Wolfson’s Frankenstein@200 convened a collquium March 2019 on Teaching Frankenstein: Race, Ethics, Pedagogy, Princeton PhD John Bugg (now a Professor at Fordham) and Adam Potkay, here in AY 2018-2019 as a Rockefeller Fellow at the Center for Human Values, and from that post interacted with a lot of our students in his classes, in colloquia. Essays developed from this occasion have just been published in Keats-Shelley Review 34.1 (2020), attracting much interest (in ways we could not have foreseen) in br
Construction work continues on campus. Renovation of McCosh 50 - old desks being removed.
Professor Vance Smith discusses his new book, "The Arts of Dying"