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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Seminar in 18th- and 19th-century Studies (SENS)

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Location: 109 O'Shaughnessy Hall

The first meeting of the Seminar in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-century Studies (SENS) will take place Wednesday, September 2, at 5:00 pm, in 109 O'Shaughnessy Hall. James Chandler's Introduction to An Archaelogy of Sympathy will provide the focus of discussion for our first meeting, in preparation for Chandler's visit and talk on Thursday, September 17.…

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Friday, September 11, 2015

Digital Humanities Research Group

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Location: 339 O'Shaughnessy Hall

The semester's first meeting of Matt Wilkens's digital humanities research group will take place this Friday, September 11, from 3:00 to 4:00 pm in 339 O'Shaughnessy Hall.

Matt says: "We'll review the status of current projects, brainstorm new ideas, celebrate Bryan and Dan's recent article in American Quarterly

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Monday, September 14, 2015

Americanist Seminar: Mark Greif

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Location: 208 DeBartolo Hall

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"The Age of the Crisis of Man," a lecture by Mark Greif. Mark Greif teaches literary studies at The New School in New York. He is founding co-editor of N+1 and his work has appeared in venues including The London Review of Books, New York Times, Times Literary Supplement, Harper’s,

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Thursday, September 17, 2015

SENS: James Chandler

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Location: 119 O'Shaughnessy

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The second meeting of the Seminar in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-century Studies (SENS) will take place Thursday, September 17, at 5:00 pm, in 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall. This week's guest: James Chandler, the Barbara E. & Richard J. Franke Distinguished Service Professor in the University of Chicago's Department of English. Chandler will speak on “Sterne and Ireland:  ‘A Seminary for the Humanities’ ”…

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Reading: Valerie Sayers and Liam Callanan

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Location: Hammes Bookstore

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Valerie Sayers & Liam Callanan will read on September 30, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hammes campus bookstore.

Valerie Sayers is the author of six novels, including her most recent, The Powers, which contemplates baseball, pacifism, and acts of witness in parallel narratives of prose and photography. Her novels Who Do You Love

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SENS: Ian Newman

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Location: 109 O'Shaughnessy Hall

The third meeting of the Seminar in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-century Studies (SENS) will take place Wednesday, September 30, at 5:00 pm in 109 O'Shaughnessy Hall. Ian Newman will speak on "Toasts and Sentiments: Public Expression and Private Belief in the Convivial Public Sphere."

SENS provides a regular gathering point for the Notre Dame interdisciplinary community of faculty and graduate students engaged with this area of studies.  Seminars include lectures, workshops, works-in-progress, and much conversation by Notre Dame faculty and graduate students. Each semester's schedule includes external speakers, with the Fall 2015 line-up featuring James Chandler from the University of Chicago and Josephine McDonagh from King's College, London.…

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