Joseph Slaughter, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, will deliver the 2012-13 Annual Joseph M. Duffy Lecture on the topic "The Will to Narrative: Untelling Stories and the Literatures of Counterinsurgency."
Upcoming Events By Month
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Nov 14: Yasmin Solomonescu: "The 'Passion of Metre' in Wordsworth's Lyrical Ballads"
The Poetry & Poetics Group returns in the fall and we have exciting plans in store. Our aim is for meetings to be lively, structured, and regular, and to that end we’ve come up with a format that is equal parts reading group and traditional workshop. Each of the five scheduled sessions will feature a speaker giving a targeted and fairly brief (not more than 20 minute) presentation centered in most cases on a book of poems, which will be followed by a group-wide conversation. We hope to obtain funds from ISLA that will allow us to provide all participants with copies of the books under discussion.…
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Ted Underwood, Associate Professor of English, University of Illinois, will speak on "Learning What We Don't Know About Literary History"
Friday, November 30, 2012
Chaucerians, past, present, and future, please join the Chaucer Reading Group for Chaucerfest 2012!
This year's readings will be drawn from The Nun's Priest's Tale and The Tale of Sir Thopas…
Lecture: “Was Samuel Beckett a Mystic?” by Declan Kiberd, Donald & Marilyn Keough Professor of Irish Studies