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Please do not cite or circulate the works in progress without the author’s explicit consent.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 (jpruett@uchicago.edu) and Rivky Mondal (mondal@uchicago.edu)

Lee Jasperse, December 3rd, Noon

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

Lee Jasperse

Ph.D Student in English, University of Chicago

Reading After Sexuality With Henry James

On Monday, December 3rd from 12pm-1:20pm in Classics 110.

with respondent Josephine McDonagh, Professor of English, University of Chicago

Lee’s paper, to be read in advance, is available here. In addition, Lee has provided a brief introduction (~1 paragraph) to the project. 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Please do not cite or circulate the works in progress without the author’s explicit consent.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 (jpruett@uchicago.edu) and Rivky Mondal (mondal@uchicago.edu)

Sean DiLeonardi

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

Sean DiLeonardi

Teaching Fellow and Graduate Student, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

Cryptographic Reading: Machine Translation, the New Criticism, and Nabokov’s Pnin

On Monday, November 19th from 12pm-1:20pm in Rosenwald 405.

with respondent Michael Dango, Humanities Teaching Fellow, University of Chicago

Sean DiLeonardi’s paper, to be read in advance, is available here. In addition, he has provided a brief introduction (1 page) and archival sample (1 page) for shared discussion. The paper itself is password-protected, so please email the 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 (jpruett@uchicago.edu) and Rivky Mondal (mondal@uchicago.edu)

Kaneesha Parsard, November 12, 1pm

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

Kaneesha Parsard

Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow in English, University of Chicago

‘They all said that they loved her’: West Indian Kept Women in the Beacon Group’s Barrack Yard Literatures

On Monday, November 12th from 1pm-2:20pm in Wieboldt Hall 103.

PLEASE NOTE the irregular time and location of this workshop.

with respondent Christopher Taylor, Assistant Professor of English, University of Chicago

Kaneesha Parsard’s paper, to be read in advance, is available here. In addition, she has included James Cummings’ 1931 short story “Barrack Rooms” (~1 page), 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 (jpruett@uchicago.edu) and Rivky Mondal (mondal@uchicago.edu)

Laura Winkiel, October 22, Noon

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

Laura Winkiel

Associate Professor of English, University of Colorado, Boulder.

“A Queer Ecology of the Sea: Reading Virginia Woolf’s The Waves

On Monday, October 22nd from 12pm-1:20pm in Rosenwald 405.

Laura Winkiel’s paper, to be read in advance, is available here. In addition, she has provided some introductory comments and a women’s suffrage poster from 1910 as shared material for discussion.

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 (jpruett@uchicago.edu) and Rivky Mondal (mondal@uchicago.edu)

Evan Pensis, October 16th, 5pm

The 20th/21st Century Workshop and Theater and Performance studies workshops are pleased to welcome:

Evan Pensis

Evan Pensis is a Ph.D Student in Music and Theater and Performance Studies

On Tuesday, October 16th from 5-6:30pm in Logan Center 801
Please note the irregular time and location for this workshop.

There is no paper to be read in advance.

This event is free and open to the public. We are committed to making our workshop fully accessible to persons with disabilities. Questions or concerns should be directed to the workshop coordinators, Jordan Pruett (jpruett@uchicago.edu) and Rivky Mondal (mondal@uchicago.edu).