Events Archive

English Department Lecture Series: Marcus Rediker, University of Pittsburgh

Date/Time: Tuesday, November 08, 2005 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Barker Presentation Room 315, 70 Brown St.

Toward a History of the Slave Ship

Hsuan Hsu, Yale University

Date/Time: Thursday, November 03, 2005 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Barker Presentation Room 315, 70 Brown St.

Genre, Geography, and the Production of Scale in Nineteenth-Century America

David H. Hirsch Memorial Lecture Series in American Literature

Timothy Marr, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Date/Time: Monday, October 24, 2005 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Barker Presentation Room 315, 70 Brown St.

American Ishmael: Melville's Muslim Modalities

David H. Hirsch Memorial Lecture Series in American Literature

Wai Chee Dimock, Yale University

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 12, 2005 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Barker Presentation Room 315, 70 Brown St.

Global Civil Society: Thoreau on Three Continents

David H. Hirsch Memorial Lecture Series in American Literature

Great Writers Lecture Series: Judith Ortiz Cofer, Department of English, University of Georgia

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 05, 2005 12:00am - 12:00am
Location: Salomon Center 001

Writing the Bi-cultural Memoir

William Pannapacker, Hope College

Date/Time: Wednesday, September 28, 2005 5:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Barker Presentation Room 315, 70 Brown St.

Walt Whitman and the City

David H. Hirsch Memorial Lecture Series in American Literature

English Graduate Student Lecture: Mary Poovey, New York University

Date/Time: Thursday, September 15, 2005 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Location: The Glenn & Darcy Weiner Center, Brown Hillel, 80 Brown St.

Jane Austen and the Spectral Event

English Department Lecture Series: K. Ian Grandison, University of Virginia

Date/Time: Wednesday, April 20, 2005 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Barker Presentation Room 315, 70 Brown St.

Razing the Dead: Interment and American Spatial Ideology at Jefferson's Monticello

Great Writers Lecture Series: Marian Wright Edelman, Founder and President, Children's Defense Fund

Date/Time: Monday, April 11, 2005 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: Salomon 101

Writing the Political Memoir 
Casey Shearer Memorial Lecture

Great Writers Lecture Series: John D'Agata, Nonfiction Writing Program, Department of English, University of Iowa

Date/Time: Tuesday, February 15, 2005 6:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: MacMillan Hall 117

Writing the Lyric Essay

Occluded Voices, Occult Transmissions: Religion after Religion in Literary Modernism

Date/Time: Thursday, April 22, 2004 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Alumnae Hall, Crystal Room

Gauri Viswanathan, Department of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University

Shadowing History: National Narratives and the Persistence of the Everyday

Date/Time: Thursday, April 08, 2004 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Smith Buonano 106

Harry Harootunian, Department of East Asian Studies, New York University

Nagakami, Irigaray, and the Way of Breath

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 24, 2004 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Petteruti Lounge, Faunce House

Margherita Long, Department of Comparative Literature, University of California Riverside

Re-Orienting the Renaissance: The View from Agra

Date/Time: Friday, February 27, 2004 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Alumnae Hall, Crystal Room

Ania Loomba, Department of English, University of Pennsylvania

Rethinking Orientalism

Date/Time: Monday, February 16, 2004 4:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Smith Buonano 106

Henry Yu, Department of History, UCLA

Invisible Empires: Canada and the Black Diaspora

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 05, 2003 12:00am - 12:00am

Naomi Pabst, Assistant Professor, Yale University

Fall Lecture Series: New Work in African American Studies

Late Romance

Date/Time: Wednesday, November 05, 2003 12:00am - 12:00am

Brent Edwards, Associate Professor of English, Rutgers University

Fall Lecture Series: New Work in African American Studies

Gayl Jones, Kara Walker, and African American Postmemory

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 21, 2003 12:00am - 12:00am

Arlene Keizer, Associate Professor, University of Michigan

Fall Lecture Series: New Work in African American Studies

The 'Clumsy Trap' of Manhood: Revolutionary Nationalism, John Edgar Wideman, and the Problem of Masculine Ideology

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 07, 2003 12:00am - 12:00am

Rolland Murray, Assistant Professor, Ohio State University

Fall Lecture Series: New Work in African American Studies

Praising Dejection: The "Dejection Ode" of the romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Date/Time: Monday, September 29, 2003 12:00am - 12:00am

Susan Stewart, Donald T. Regan Professor of English, University of Pennsylvania

Fall Lecture Series: New Work in African American Studies

Becoming Black: Creating Identity in the African Diaspora

Date/Time: Tuesday, September 23, 2003 12:00am - 12:00am

Michelle Wright, Associate Professor, Macalester College

Fall Lecture Series: New Work in African American Studies

From Man Friday to Brother Quamina: African Conversion and the Romantic Novel in the British West Indies

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 23, 2002 12:00am - 12:00am

Timothy Watson, Assistant Professor of English, Princeton University

Lectures Series: New Work in English Literatures and Cultures

Liberating Female Desire: Romantic Orientalism and Charlotte Dacre's ZEFLOYA

Date/Time: Friday, April 05, 2002 12:00am - 12:00am

Anne Mellor, Professor of English, UCLA

Lectures Series: New Work in English Literatures and Cultures

The Dreaming Body: Cartesian Psychology, Enlightenment Anthropology and the People of the New World

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 13, 2002 12:00am - 12:00am

Mary Baine Campbell, Professor of English and American Literature, Brandeis University

Lectures Series: New Work in English Literatures and Cultures

The Becoming-Liquid of Margery Kempe

Date/Time: Thursday, December 06, 2001 12:00am - 12:00am

Jeffrey J. Cohen, Associate Professor of English, George Washington University

Lectures Series: New Work in English Literatures and Cultures

The Learned World

Date/Time: Monday, September 24, 2001 12:00am - 12:00am

David S. Shields, Professor, The Citadel

Lectures Series: New Work in English Literatures and Cultures

Partitioned into Diaspora / Born Besides Nations: Fictional Representations of the 1947 Partition of the Indian Subcontinent

Date/Time: Thursday, March 22, 2001 12:00am - 12:00am

Rosemary Marangoly George, Associate Professor, Literature Department, University of California, San Diego

Lectures Series: New Work in English Literatures and Cultures

The Visionary Mode: Inventing the World in Middle English

Date/Time: Wednesday, March 14, 2001 12:00am - 12:00am

Nicholas Watson, Professor of English and American Literature, Harvard University

Lectures Series: New Work in English Literatures and Cultures

A Seminar on Transatlantic Literary Relations during the Early Nineteenth Century

Date/Time: Tuesday, April 18, 2000 12:00am - 12:00am

Wil Verhoeven, Professor and Chair of American Literature at the University of Groningen, Netherlands

Lectures Series: New Work in English Literatures and Cultures

The Future of the Past: Early Modern Studies in the Twenty-First Century

Date/Time: Tuesday, March 21, 2000 12:00am - 12:00am

Seth Lerer, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Stanford University

Lectures Series: New Work in English Literatures and Cultures