Language, Translation, Historicity

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Monday, April 3rd at 4:30pm in the Community Room at 5733 S University Ave
Koritha Mitchell, Associate Professor of English, The Ohio State University
Making Home & Making Citizenship—from Scratch”
Lecture; no pre-circulated paper.
More information available here.

Monday, April 10th at 4:30pm in Location TBA

Kate Marshall, Associate Professor of English, University of Notre Dame
Title TBA
Presented by the Animal/Nonhuman Workshop

Monday, April 24th at 12pm in Cobb 219
Oscar Chavez, Ph.D. Candidate, English, University of Chicago
“Art Spiegelman and the Jewishness of American Comix”

Monday, May 1st at 12pm in Cobb 219
Sara Marcus, Ph.D. Candidate, English, Princeton University
Title TBA

Monday, May 15th at 12pm in Cobb 219
Rivky Mondal, Ph.D. Student, English, University of Chicago
“The Ethos of the Amateur: Roger Fry’s Ethics of Translation”

Monday, May 22nd at 12pm in Cobb 219
Lauren Jackson, Ph.D. Student, English, University of Chicago
“Black Listening: Tuning in to the Post-Cool Blues Scene”

Monday, June 5th at 12pm in Cobb 219
Ana Ilievska, Ph.D. Candidate, Comparative Literature, University of Chicago
The Sounds of Progress: Cities, Man, and the Machine in Eça de Queiroz and Luigi Pirandello”

Monday, June 5th at 4:30pm in Location TBA
Christopher Nealon, Professor and Chair, English, Johns Hopkins University
“In the Dark with Brian Blanchfield” and “Value, or The Limits of the Literary”
Presented with the Poetry and Poetics Workshop

A reception to cap off the year will be announced at a later date.

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