Submitted by Toni Landis; last updated on 09/17/2018
Room 967, Special Collections, Memorial Library
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 4:30pm
Loren Kruger is the author of several books including Imagining the Edgy City: Writing, Performing and Building Johannesburg (Oxford University Press) and Post-Imperial Brecht (Cambridge University Press), which won the Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Study awarded by the MLA. She teaches Comparative and English Literature, and Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Chicago, where she is also affiliated with the Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture.
Submitted by Toni Landis; last updated on 07/27/2018
330 N. Orchard St.
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 7:30pm
A Lecture Featuring Ato Quayson, University of Toronto & NYU Visiting Professor
Taking as a starting point two synoptic and instrumental definitions of interdisciplinarity, Ato Quayson will slowly elaborate the concept of spatial morphology as an outcome of his book on Oxford Street and, how, after its publication, this concept impacted how Quayson thinks about literature and other fields.
Submitted by Katrina Daly Thompson; last updated on 09/17/2018
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Come learn from Prof. Nevine El-Nossery about applying for conference funding, and from graduate students Adeola Agoke, Kathryn Mara, David Lukhachi, and Angeline Peterson about preliminary exams, dissertation proposals, and qualifying papers.
Light refreshments will be served; bring your lunch!