[Msa-discuss] Eve Sorum at the Modernism Seminar- Tues. 2/13

Samuel Alexander salexand at endicott.edu
Mon Feb 5 12:25:22 EST 2018

Dear Colleagues,

Please join the Modernism Seminar of the Mahindra Humanities Center at
Harvard next Tuesday, February 13, at 6:00 p.m. to hear Eve Sorum
(University of Massachusetts, Boston) speak on:

*"Modernist Empathy: Melting, Transcendence, and T. S. Eliot’s Points of

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

*Eve Sorum* is an Associate Professor of English at University of
Massachusetts Boston, where she teaches courses on transatlantic modernism,
modernism and visual culture, World War I literature, and Virginia Woolf.
She has published essays on writers including Thomas Hardy, Virginia Woolf,
Ford Madox Ford,  T. S. Eliot, and W. H. Auden in journals that include
*Modernism/modernity*, *Studies in the Novel*, and *The Journal of Modern
Literature*, and in collections including *Modernism and Mourning *and *The
Cambridge Companion to The Waste Land*. Her talk is drawn from a recently
finished book manuscript titled *Modernist Empathy*.

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 Spring 2018 Speakers*

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

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): "Fossils of
Tomorrow: Late Modernism and the Great Acceleration"

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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