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“English Exercises” – Talk with Jeff Dolven

2017-2018 Kanner Series
When: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 4:00pm
Where: Faculty Common Room, 193 Humanities Building

Jeff Dolven is Professor of English at Princeton University and teaches poetry and poetics, especially of the English Renaissance.  He is the author of three books of criticism, Scenes of Instruction (Chicago, 2007), Senses of Style (Chicago, 2017), and the admittedly hasty Take Care (Cabinet, 2017), as well as essays on a variety of subjects, including Renaissance metrics, Edmund Spenser, Shakespeare’s reading, Fairfield Porter, and player pianos.
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“English Now!” – Talk with Anna Brickhouse

2017-2018 Kanner Series
When
: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 4:00pm
Where: Faculty Common Room 193, Humanities Building
Video Archive: https://ucla.in/2HUblgi

Anna Brickhouse is Professor and Director of American Studies at the University of Virginia and teaches American, Early American, and Hemispheric American literature. She is the author and recipient of several awards for both of her books, which are: The Unsettlement of America: Translation, Interpretation, and the Story of Don Luis de Velasco, 1560-1945 (Oxford University Press, 2014) and Transamerican Literary Relations and the Nineteenth-Century Public Sphere (Cambridge University Press, 2005).

Anna has also widely published many articles and her “Haiti” essay for Critical Terms for Southern Studies, ed. Jennifer Greeson and Scott Romine is forthcoming.
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