[Msa-discuss] Joshua Kotin at Mahindra Modernism Seminar, 2/3

Reynolds, Paige preynold at holycross.edu
Wed Jan 27 11:05:52 EST 2016


Dear Colleagues,

Please join the Modernism Seminar of the Mahindra Humanities Center at
Harvard on Wednesday, February 3rd, at 6:00 p.m. for to hear Joshua Kotin
present:

*Modernism and Aesthetic Difficulty: *

*Reading Ezra Pound and J.H. Prynne in Chinese*

The presentation will take place in Barker 133.

*Joshua Kotin* is Assistant Professor of English at Princeton University.
His essays and reviews have appeared in *PMLA*, *Modernism/modernity, *and *The
Wallace Stevens Journal*, among other journals, and in scholarly
collections. He is currently completing a book, *Utopias of One*, about
radical experiments in personal autonomy with chapters focusing on Henry
David Thoreau, W.E.B. Du Bois, Osip and Nadezhda Mandel'shtam, Anna
Akhmatova, Wallace Stevens, Ezra Pound, and J.H. Prynne.

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. Normally the attendant is welcoming,
as long as it's after 5:00 p.m., even if we are erroneously not on the good
list.

*Spring Sessions*:

Mon, 21 March, 6-8 pm:  Gayle Rogers (U of Pittsburgh), “Modernist Failures
and the Provocations of Scholarly Aesthetics: Ezra Pound and the American
University,” (Warren House, Rm 201 [Kates Room])

Wed, 30 March, 6-8 pm:  David James (Queen Mary, U of London), “Modernist
Life-Righting: Elegy as Redress, from Conrad to Coetzee,” (Warren House, Rm
201 [Kates Room])

Wed, 27 April, 6-8 pm: Hannah Freed-Thall (Brown), "Newspaper Modernism:
Media Aesthetics from Proust to Woolf," (Barker 133)

We hope you'll be able to attend the session, which, as always, includes
discussion after the presentation.

Details about the Center, including a calendar of events, are available at:
http://www.fas.harvard.edu/~humcentr/

Best wishes,

Paige Reynolds, College of the Holy Cross
<preynold at holycross.edu>

preynold at holycross.eduhttp://college.holycross.edu/faculty/preynold/

John Paul Riquelme, Boston University

jpriquel at bu.edu

http://www.bu.edu/english/people/faculty/john-paul-riquelme/

Co-Chairs, Modernism Seminar
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