2021 Events

Anjuli Raza Kolb

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Department of English

Virtual Event

Epidemic Empire, Pandemic Implications

The rhetoric of contagion has been prominent in the discourse of empire. It dates back to the Indian Mutiny of 1857 and its metaphorical association with cholera epidemics but continues through the American “War on Terror” as waged against terrorism as a “cancer.” This talk will consider how the present COVID-19 global pandemic raises new literary and political extensions of this image.

Feisal Mohamed

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

5:30pm - 7:00pm

Department of English

Virtual Event

On Race and Historicism:  A Polemic in Three Turns

A Conversation and Q&A with Dan Barry

Monday, February 8, 2021

6:30pm - 8:00pm

Nonfiction Writing Program, Department of English

Virtual Event

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A Conversation and Q&A with Dan Barry

(Moderated by Tracy Breton, a fellow member of the Pulitzer Prize winning team.)