[Msa-discuss] Nico Israel at the Modernism Seminar (Harvard
Humanities Center), Th, 22 Oct, 7:00 p.m.
John Paul Riquelme
jpriquel at bu.edu
Fri Oct 16 10:25:55 EDT 2009
The second fall session at the Modernism Seminar of the Harvard =
Humanities Center is coming up next week. Please join us if you are =
in the area to hear Nico Israel on:
Thursday, October 22, 7:00 pm, 133 Barker Center, Harvard Humanities =
Please note the slightly later than usual start time.
There is free parking near the HHC 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, and pray that he is =
Nico Israel, Associate Professor of English at Hunter College (CUNY), =
has published widely on twentieth-century literature, critical theory, =
art history, and visual culture. His writings include Outlandish: =
Writing between Exile and Diaspora (Stanford, 2000), which focuses on =
Conrad, Adorno, and Rushdie, and dozens of catalogue essays, previews =
and reviews for contemporary art exhibitions. He is a frequent =
contributor to Artforum International magazine. His talk draws on his =
current long-term project, which concerns intersections among =
twentieth-century literature, art and critical theory, from Yeats =
onward but especially after WWII.
We hope you'll be able to attend the talk, which, as always, includes =
discussion after the presentation.
Later in the fall term, we=92ll hear a presentation on Tuesday, 1 =
December, by Melanie Benson (Dartmouth College) on =93Globalization, =
Transnationalism, and the Problem of Native American Studies.=94
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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