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Friday, October 2, 2015

Saturday, October 3, 2015

East-West Transnationalism Symposium

Location: McKenna Hall

East-West Transnationalism | Literature | Modes of Existence

A two day symposium exploring the intersection of Bruno Latour's sociology of literature and east-west transnational literary studies. Saturday and Sunday, October 3-4, 210-214 McKenna Hall. For more information and to register, please visit www.transnationalstudiesnd.com

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Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Friday, October 9, 2015

20C British & Irish Studies Area Seminar: Kara Donnelly

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Location: 109 O'Shaughnessy Hall

We are delighted to announce the first meeting of the 20th Century British and Irish ​Studies ​Area Seminar. Friday, October 9 at 4:00 pm in 109 O'Shaughnessy.

Kara Donnelly, post-doctoral fellow in the Department of English, will be reading her paper "Salman Rushdie, the Booker Prize, and the Creation of Global Literature in Britain."

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Reading: Orlando Menes

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Location: Hammes Bookstore

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Orlando Menes will read on October 14, 2015 at 7:30 PM in the Hammes campus bookstore.

Menes will read from his most recent publication, Heresies, which has been deemed an invocation of Latin American and Caribbean culture, history, and spirituality. Through free verse and poetic forms, the collection is visually charged and sonically rich. The poems incorporate history, legend, and magical realism to create a cross-cultural baroque feeling.…

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SENS: Melissa McCoul

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Location: 109 O'Shaughnessy Hall

The next meeting of the Seminar in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-century Studies (SENS) will take place Wednesday, October 14, at 5:00 pm in 109 O'Shaughnessy Hall. Melissa McCoul will speak on "Playing in the Garden: Empathy, Imagination, and Exercise in Late-Victorian Girls’ Fiction."

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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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

SENS

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Location: 109 O'Shaughnessy Hall

The next meeting of the Seminar in 18th-and 19th-century Studieswill be Wednesday, October 28, at 5:00 pm, 109 O'Shaughnessy.  Our topic of discussion is an article by Josephine McDonagh (King's College, London), “On Settling and Being Unsettled: Legitimacy and Settlement around 1850.”
 
Our discussion of this article will anticipate McDonagh's SENS presentation on Monday, November 9, “We Have Always Been Migrants: Radical Responses to Migrancy and Settlement around 1850.”

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Thursday, October 29, 2015

2015 Duffy Lecture: Tom McCarthy

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Location: Eck Center Auditorium

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The English Department is pleased to announce that our 2015 Duffy Lecturer is writer and artist Tom McCarthy, whose most recent novel, Satin Island, has been shortlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize. The 2015 Duffy Lecture, entitled "Nothing Will Have Taken Place Except the Place," will take place (or not) at 5:30 pm, Thursday, October 29, in the Eck Center Auditorium. A reception will follow.…

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