[Msa-discuss] Paul Armstrong at the Modernism Seminar, Harvard Humanities Center, Monday, April 6th

John Paul Riquelme jpriquel at bu.edu
Mon Mar 30 14:43:21 EDT 2009

Dear Colleagues,

The second 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 Paul Armstrong speak on

"Two Cheers for Tolerance:  E. M. Forster's Ironic Liberalism

and the Indirections of Style"

Monday, April 6, 6:00 pm, 133 Barker Center, Harvard Humanities Center

Paul Armstrong, of the Department of English, Brown University, has  =

written and lectured widely on literary modernism and on theories of  =

reception, interpretation, and representation.  His publications  =

include: Play and the Politics of Reading: The Social Uses of  =

Modernist Form (Cornell UP, 2005), Conflicting Readings: Variety and  =

Validity in Interpretation (1990), The Challenge of Bewilderment:  =

Understanding and Representation in James, Conrad, and Ford (1987),  =

The Phenomenology of Henry James (1983), and Norton Critical Editions  =

of Howards End and Heart of Darkness.

          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  =


          On Monday, April 27, at our final session of the spring,  =

Laura Frost, of The New School, will speak on =93Gentlemen Prefer  =

Typists:  Anita Loos and Modernism=92s Problem with Pleasure.=94

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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