Wednesday, March 12, 5 pm - 7 pm (300 Wheeler Hall)
James Simpson is Donald P. and Katherine B. Loker Professor of English at Harvard University (2004- ). His books include Piers Plowman: An Introduction to the B-Text, Sciences and the Self in Medieval Poetry, Reforms and Cultural Revolution (volume 2 in the Oxford English Literary History, and Burning to Read: English Fundamentalism and its Reformation Opponents. His book Under the Hammer: Iconoclasm in the Anglo-American Tradition was published by Oxford University Press in 2010.
Sponsored by The Program in Medieval Studies, with support from the Department of English
Spring 2014 (Further details forthcoming)
The Symposium is sponsored enthusiastically by the 19th Century and Beyond British Cultural Studies Townsend Center Working Group, the English Department 19th Century Colloquium, the Department of English, and the Florence Green Bixby Chair in English. Please look out for further details and reminders closer to the date.
Monday, March 31, 5 pm - 7 pm (300 Wheeler Hall)
The Nineteenth Century and Beyond British Cultural Studies Working Group presents:
Professor Freedgood is Professor of English at New York University. Her books include Victorian Writing About Risk: Imagining a Safe England in a Dangerous World (2000) and The Ideas in Things: Fugitive Meaning in the Victorian Novel (2006). Her current project is titled Worlds Enough: Fictionality and Reference in the Novel.
This lecture will focus on a pre-circulated paper. For a copy, please email Wendy Xin.
Generously sponsored by the Florence Green Bixby Chair in English, the Townsend Center for the Humanities, and the Department of English