[Msa-discuss] Maria del Pilar Blanco at Mahindra Modernism Seminar, 2/22

Reynolds, Paige preynold at holycross.edu
Tue Feb 14 11:51:25 EST 2017

Dear Colleagues,

Please join the Modernism Seminar of the Mahindra Humanities Center at
Harvard on Wednesday, February 22, at 6:00 p.m. to hear Maria del Pilar
Blanco (University of Oxford) speak on:

*"Science and the Literary Histories of Spanish American Modernismo"*

The presentation will take place in the Mahindra Humanities Center, Barker

*María del Pilar Blanco* is Associate Professor of Spanish American
Literature and Fellow in Spanish at the University of Oxford. She is the
author of *Ghost-Watching American Modernity: Haunting, Landscape, and the
Hemispheric Imagination *(Fordham 2012), and co-editor, with Esther Peeren,
of *The Spectralities Reader: Ghosts and Haunting in Contemporary Cultural
Theory *(Bloomsbury 2013) and *Popular Ghosts: The Haunted Spaces of
Everyday Culture *(Continuum 2010). She is currently at work on the edition
of *The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Global Modernist Magazines,
vol. 1: South America, Central America, and the Caribbean*, and is also at
work on her second monograph, *Modernist Laboratories: Science and the
Poetics of Progress in Spanish America, 1870-1910*.

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

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:

*Spring 2017 Speakers:*

March 21 (Barker 133): David Alworth (Harvard University), "The
Contemporary Art Novel: A Media Archaeology from Henry James to Ben Lerner"

April 26 (Barker 133): Paige Reynolds (College of the Holy Cross),
“Stubborn Forms: Modernism and Contemporary Irish Women's Writing"

Best wishes,

Sam Alexander, Endicott College
salexand at endicott.edu

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

preynold at holycross.edu


John Paul Riquelme, Boston University

jpriquel at bu.edu

Paige Reynolds
Department of English
College of the Holy Cross
1 College St.
Worcester, MA 01610
phone: 508-793-2695
email: preynold at holycross.edu
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