[Msa-discuss] Martin Harries at the Modernism Seminar, Harvard Humanities Center, Monday 2 March, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

John Paul Riquelme jpriquel at bu.edu
Tue Feb 24 16:03:57 EST 2009

Dear Colleagues,

The first 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 Martin Harries speak on

"Lamps and the Modernity of Ghosts in

Beckett's A Piece of Monologue"

Monday, March 2nd, 6:00 pm, 133 Barker Center, Harvard Humanities Center

Martin Harries, of the Department of English, New York University, has  =

published extensively on modern theater and mass culture.  He is the  =

author of Forgetting Lot=92s Wife: On Destructive Spectatorship (2007)  =

and Scare Quotes from Shakespeare: Marx, Keynes, and the Language of  =

Reenchantment (2000), as well as essays that have appeared in Modern  =

Drama, Theatre Journal, The Yale Journal of Criticism, and New German  =

Critique, among other journals.  He is currently Burkhardt Fellow,  =

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.

	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.

Later in the spring our speakers include: Paul Armstrong, Brown  =

University (Monday, 6 April) and Laura Frost, The New School (Monday,  =

27 April).

Details about the Center, including a calendar of events, are  =

available at http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~humcentr/.

Best wishes,

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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