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“Meta-Metrics” – Talk with Yopie Prins

2018-2019 Kanner Series
When: Tuesday, May 7, 2019 4:00pm
Where: 193 Kaplan Hall

Yopie Prins is Irene Butter Collegiate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan. She is the author of Victorian Sappho (Princeton, 1999) and Ladies’ Greek: Victorian Translations of Tragedy (Princeton, 2017), and co-editor of The Lyric Theory Reader: A Critical Anthology (Johns Hopkins, 2014) and Dwelling in Possibility: Women Poets and Feminist Critics (Cornell, 1997). She is currently completing a book entitled Voice Inverse: Meter and Music in Victorian Poetry.
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‘Carnal Knowledge’: Queer Philology and the Piercings of Edward II – Talk with Jeffrey Masten

2018-2019 Kanner Series
When: Wednesday, April 3, 2019 4:00pm
Where: 193 Kaplan Hall

Jeffrey Masten has written influentially on the importance of sexuality-studies methods for reading early modern literature and culture.  His books include Textual Intercourse: Collaboration, Authorship, and Sexualities in Renaissance Drama (Cambridge, 1997) and Queer Philologies: Sex, Language, and Affect in Shakespeare’s Time (Penn, 2016, forthcoming in paperback), and his articles include writing about textual editing, attribution methods, book history, and early women’s writing. 
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“What Historical Narratives Offer Us” – Talk with Raúl Coronado

2018-2019 Kanner Series
When: Thursday, November 1, 2018 4:00pm
Where: 193 Kaplan Hall

Raúl Coronado is a literary and intellectual historian. He’s an Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley, and is the author of A World Not to Come: A History of Latino Writing and Print Culture (Harvard 2013), winner of the MLA Best First Book Prize, the American Studies Association John Hope Franklin Prize for Best Book in American Studies, and five other awards.
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Life Beyond English with Armen Babasoloukian ‘13

When: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 4:00pm
Where: 193 Kaplan Hall

UCLA’s Department of English is excited to introduce a year-long series specifically designed for English and American Literature and Culture majors! Life Beyond English offers current students the chance to engage in discussions with recent department graduates from a variety of fields. Join us as our alumni share their lived experiences and answer your questions about building a life and career after graduation.
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