Ellis Hanson lecture, “Must We Arrest Oscar Wilde Again?: Sexual Panic at Present.”

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Department of English

Brown/RISD Hillel

Winnick Chapel

Ellis Hanson, Professor of English at Cornell will present a lecture, “Must We Arrest Oscar Wilde Again?:  Sexual Panic at Present.”  Hanson is the author of “Decadence and Catholicism” and the editor of “Out Takes: Essays on Queer Theory and Film.”  He is currently working on two books, one on aestheticism and the erotics of style and the other on the visual representation of child sexuality in contemporary American culture.  Professor Hanson teaches courses on Victorian and Modernist literature, visual studies, critical theory, and gender and sexuality studies.