“English Exercises” – Talk with Jeff Dolven
When: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 4:00 pm
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. His poems have appeared in magazines and journals in the US and the UK and are collected in a volume, Speculative Music (Sarabande, 2013). He is also an editor-at-large at Cabinet Magazine, and was the founding director of Princeton’s Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities.