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"Prophetic Relish": 1930s famine politics in Beckett's Endgame, Dr. James McNaughton (Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Alabama)

Samuel Beckett was attuned to how Nazi propaganda employed catastrophic threats of starvation and saving prophesies of plenitude to justify atrocity. Dr. James McNaughton freshly argues that Beckett has Endgame perform the aftermath of these strategies to broaden debates about what counts as genocide postwar, to source recent starvation policies in European imperialism, and to extend James Joyce's indictment of literary complicity. 

James Chandler, "The Opium Connection: De Quincey, Dickens, and D.W. Griffith"

Please join us for a Joint Seminar of the Georgia Colloquium in Eighteenth & Nineteenth-Century British Literature and The Interdisciplinary Modernism/s Workshop, with James Chandler, Willson Center Distinguished Lecturer. We will pre-circulate Professor Chandler's paper; those interested in receiving access to the paper, please contact Alex Edwards at kingsley@uga.edu. 

Friday, March 17, 2016. 3:30pm-5:00pm. Russell Special Collections Building, Room 285