[Msa-discuss] Tamar Katz at the Modernism Seminar- Tues. 10/3

Samuel Alexander salexand at endicott.edu
Mon Sep 25 13:42:35 EDT 2017

Dear Colleagues,

Please join the Modernism Seminar of the Mahindra Humanities Center at
Harvard next Tuesday, October 3, at 6:00 p.m. to hear Tamar Katz (Brown
University) speak on:

*“City Time: Nella Larsen's Rooms”*

The presentation will take place in the Mahindra Humanities
Center, Barker 133.

*Tamar Katz* is Associate Professor of English and Associate Professor of
Urban Studies at Brown University, where she teaches courses on modernism
and on literature and the city. She is the author of *Impressionist
Subjects: Gender, Interiority, and Modernist Fiction in England* (Illinois
2000), along with essays on Alice Walker, Walter Pater, Virginia Woolf,
contemporary historical fiction, and mid-twentieth-century literary
journalism. She is currently working on a book entitled *City Memories:
Modernism and Time in New York City*.

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:

*Remaining Fall 2017 Speakers*

(All talks will be held at 6:00 p.m. in Barker 133)

Monday, October 23: Maren Linett (Purdue University), “Dysgenic Shem:
Modernism and Disability”

Monday, November 27: Beth Blum (Harvard University), “Negative
Visualization; Or, Modernism's Survival Tips for the End Times” (tentative

*Spring 2018 Speakers*

(All talks will be held at 6:00 p.m. in Barker 133)

Tuesday, February 13: Eve Sorum (University of Massachusetts, Boston),
“Modernist Empathy” (tentative title)

Tuesday, March 27: Eric Falci (University of California, Berkeley):
“Modernist Poetry and the Problem of Music: Pound, Loy, Eliot and the
Mediation of Genre”

Tuesday, April 17: Thomas Davis (Ohio State University): Talk Title TBA

Best wishes,

Sam Alexander, Endicott College
salexand at endicott.edu


Paige Reynolds, College of the Holy Cross

preynold at holycross.edu


John Paul Riquelme, Boston University

jpriquel at bu.edu


Samuel Alexander, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
Endicott College
Beverly MA 01915
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