Joel Rhone, January 14, Noon

The 20th/21st Century Workshop is pleased to welcome:

Joel Rhone

Ph.D Student in English, University of Chicago

Shaking the Nation: Fidelity to the Nation in Global Counter-Literatures

On Monday, January 14 from 12pm-1:20pm in Walker 403.

with respondent Sonali Thakkar, Assistant Professor of English, University of Chicago

Joel’s paper, to be read in advance, is available here. In addition, he has provided a brief introduction (~1 paragraph) to the project and an excerpt from Du Bois’ Black Reconstruction as shared material for discussion. The paper itself is password-protected, so please contact the workshop coordinators if you need access.

Please do not cite or circulate the works in progress without the author’s explicit consent.

This event is free and open to the public. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Please direct any questions and concerns to the workshop coordinators, Jordan Pruett ( and Rivky Mondal (

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