[Msa-discuss] Laura Frost at the Modernism Seminar,
Harvard Humanities Center, Monday 27 April
John Paul Riquelme
jpriquel at bu.edu
Mon Apr 20 22:37:37 EDT 2009
The final spring session of the Modernism Seminar at the Harvard =
Humanities Center is coming up next week. Please join us if you are =
in the area to hear Laura Frost speak on
"Gentlemen Prefer Typists: Anita Loos and
Modernism=92s Problem with Pleasure"
Monday, April 27, 6:30 pm, 133 Barker Center, Harvard Humanities Center
Laura Frost, who teaches at The New School, is Co-chair of Literary =
Studies in the Eugene Lang College for Liberal Arts. Her research and =
teaching interests include British and comparative modernism; gender =
and sexuality studies; post-1945 literature; visual culture; narrative =
and 9/11; and the history of pleasure. She has published Sex Drives: =
Fantasies of Fascism in Literary Modernism (Cornell, 2002) and essays =
on a wide range of modern and contemporary authors and topics, from =
Joyce to Lawrence, E. M. Hull, Aldous Huxley, Don DeLillo, Kathryn =
Harrison, Art Spiegelman, and pornography, torture, and photography in =
relation to Abu Ghraib.
We hope you'll be able to attend the talk, which includes discussion =
after the presentation. There is free parking at the Broadway Garage, =
on Felton between Broadway and Cambridge Street. Just tell the =
attendant that you're participating in an event at the HHC.
Our first speaker in the fall will be Charles Altieri (UC Berkeley).
Details about the Center, including a calendar of events, are =
available at http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~humcentr/.
Peter Nohrnberg, Harvard University, nohrnber at fas.harvard.edu
John Paul Riquelme, Boston University, jpriquel at bu.edu, http://people.bu.ed=
Co-Chairs, Modernism Seminar
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