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Past Seminars in American Literature

Past Seminars

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
American Literature Seminar
Please Stay Tuned: The Televisual Poetics of Claudia Rankine’s Don’t Let Me Be Lonely: An American Lyric
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
American Literature Seminar
Pushing Donald Davidson’s Buttons: Agency, the Non-Human, and the Binary Switch
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
American Literature Seminar
Spectacles of Evidence: The Warren Court, Police Power, and American Literature
Thursday, April 20, 2017
American Literature Seminar
Stealing Independence: Liberal and Late Liberal Modes of Representation Trish Loughran, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
Thursday, March 30, 2017
American Literature Seminar
The Coloniality of Power: Identity, Inequality, Neoliberalism Charles Hatfield, The University of Texas at Dallas
Thursday, February 23, 2017
American Literature Seminar
What “Nothing” Means: de Man and Didion after the Reader Davis Smith-Brecheisen, University of Illinois at Chicago
Thursday, January 19, 2017
American Literature Seminar
Jason Gladstone, University of Colorado at Boulder Lines in the Dirt (c. 1969)
Thursday, December 1, 2016
American Literature Seminar
Kevin Kimura, University of Chicago A French Cathedral in the American West: Architectural Style and Place in Willa Cather’s Death Comes for the Archbishop
Thursday, October 27, 2016
American Literature Seminar
Our Totalitarian Critics: Desegregation, Decolonization, and the Cold War Vaughn Rasberry, Stanford University
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
American Literature Seminar
Herman Melville, Literary Value, and the Commodification of the Book Philipp Löffler, University of Heidelberg
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
American Literature Seminar
Appraisal Literatures: Reading Race on the Mid-Century Block Adrienne Brown, University of Chicago
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
American Literature Seminar
Ordering the Open Sysytem Davis Smith-Brecheisen, University of Illinois at Chicago
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
American Literature Seminar
Totaling the Damage: Revolutionary Ambition in Post-2008 American Poetry Jennifer Ashton, University of Illinois at Chicago
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
American Literature Seminar
Bibliographic Habitats Dr. Nan Z. Da, University of Notre Dame
Thursday, April 23, 2015
American Literature Seminar
“White City, Black Metropolis” Liesl Olson, Newberry Library
Thursday, March 19, 2015
American Literature Seminar
“Walden’s Carbon Footprint: People, Plants, Animals, and Machines in the Making of an Environmental Classic” Eric Slauter, University of Chicago
Thursday, February 26, 2015
American Literature Seminar
“A Theatre and a Battleground: Professions of Childhood in New York of the 1940s” Sean McCann, Wesleyan University
Thursday, January 29, 2015
American Literature Seminar
“The Squared City” Jesús Costantino, University of Notre Dame
Thursday, November 20, 2014
American Literature Seminar
“Marianne Moore, Gertrude Stein, and the Eyewitness Problem” Rachel Galvin, Johns Hopkins University
Thursday, October 23, 2014
American Literature Seminar
“Survival Skills, or, Work and Plague” Theodore Martin, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Thursday, September 25, 2014
American Literature Seminar
“Institutional Charisma” Günter Leypoldt, Universität Heidelberg
Thursday, April 10, 2014
American Literature Seminar
“Wrongful Life”Stephen Best, University of California, Berkeley
Thursday, March 6, 2014
American Literature Seminar
“An America(n)? Exception: Anna Julia Cooper and the Problem of Blackness”
Thursday, February 13, 2014
American Literature Seminar
“The Black Book and the End of History”
Thursday, December 5, 2013
American Literature Seminar
“The Twenty-first Century American Novel: An Anatomy”
Thursday, October 10, 2013
American Literature Seminar
“Experimental”
Thursday, September 26, 2013
American Literature Seminar
“The Old Weird”