“Brain Surgery and Teaching English” explores the trauma I faced as an English professor when I underwent brain surgery for an aneurysm and suffered a stroke that left me without any language and movement.
Upcoming Events By Year
Monday, August 30, 2010
Wednesday, September 8, 2010
A performance of John Matthias's poem-drama.
Text: John Matthias
Voices: Joyelle McSweeney, Stephen Fredman, John Matthias
Image and Sound: Chris Jara
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Monday, September 20, 2010
Remembrances of Things in Texas Past: On Mary Karr and John Phillip Santos
Monday, October 4, 2010
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
On Obscurity: Poetry, Nightlife, and Negative Sociability
Daniel Tiffany is a professor of English and Comparative Literature at USC. He has written a number of books about modern and contemporary poetics, including Radio Corpse (about Ezra Pound), Toy Medium and, most recently, Infidel Poetics: Riddles, Nightlife, Substance. His talk will be drawn from Infidel Poetics, a book that deals with obscurity and subcultures.
Monday, October 25, 2010
Marianne DeKoven, Professor of English at Rutgers University, will be presenting a lecture entitled Animal Writing.
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Undergraduate lecture by Professor Terry Eagleton entitled "What is Poetry?"
Wednesday, November 3, 2010
For his Fall 2010 lecture, Professor Eagleton will be lecturing about "The Contradictions of Oscar Wilde" from his play Saint Oscar.
Saturday, November 6, 2010
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
A Nanovic Institute Flash Panel on the recent trend of colleges and universities eliminating programs in the Humanities. Moderated by Associate Professor Susannah Monta, and including Joe Buttigieg and Peter Holland as panelists.