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MAR 7, 2014
Heather Love (University of Pennsylvania) “Ecologies of Deviance: Autism, Impersonal Sex, and the Observational Social Sciences”
MAR 21, 2014
Republican Political Theology in the Age of Hobbes
Feisal G. Mohamed (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
This is a Faculty Membership talk. Read more
Open House for Admitted Students
This admissions event is an opportunity for students newly admitted into the PhD Program in English to learn more about the Program; meet faculty, administrators and current students; and to ask questions about scholarship in the program. Read more
MAR 28, 2014
Kenneth Gross (University of Rochester), "Angus Fletcher's Precious Idiosyncracy: Humming with Mind"
Event honoring Angus Fletcher's ongoing career. Read more
APR 4, 2014
Gordon Thompson (City College), "Aesthetic Dissonance: Representing Blackness in African American Art and Literature"
Talk two of the New Approaches to African American Literature series Read more
Future of the English Program Panel II
A panel discussion about the English Program's future direction; students, faculty and alumni are warmly invited. Read more
Lucy Munro (King's College, London) “’Sblood! Playing with Bad Language in Shakespeare’s Tragedies”
This talk explores the aesthetic, social, and affective impact of blasphemous oaths in Othello and Hamlet.
APR 11, 2014
Celebration of David Greetham on the Occasion of his Retirement
APR 25, 2014
Tyler T. Schmidt (Lehman College)
Finding Frank: Black Queer Expression and the Midwestern Archive
Talk three of New Approaches to African American Literature series.
Tyler Schmidt (Lehman)
Talk three of New Approaches to African American Literature series