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Upcoming Events

Location: 
Room 967, Special Collections, Memorial Library
Date: 
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.

Location: 
330 N. Orchard St.
Date: 
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. 

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Location: 
TBD
Date: 
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 12:00pm
Location: 
TBD
Date: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 12:00pm

Past Events

Location: 
206 Ingraham Hall
Date: 
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 12:00pm

A Lecture Featuring Doris H. Gray 

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Location: 
L196 Education
Date: 
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!
 
Location: 
1418 Van Hise
Date: 
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: 
3650 Mosse Humanities Building
Date: 
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
Location: 
Union South
Date: 
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 11:00am to 4:40pm