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The Georgia Colloquium in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Literature events

Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:29am
The question of how (or why, or whether) to commingle queer theory and ecocriticism has become an urgent concern for many theorists writing in the wake of Timothy Morton’s 2010 PMLA essay “Queer Ecology.” While Greg Garrard, for example, thinks that queer theory needs ecocriticism in order to avoid theoretical bankruptcy and irrelevance, Jordy Rosenberg argues exactly the opposite, warning that certain versions of eco-theory are guilty of…
Fri, 10/27/2017 - 10:25am
A number of contemporary digital media works, such as Lisa Reihana’s installation “In Pursuit of Venus [infected]/Emissaries” (2015-2017) and Tracy Fullerton’s video game “Walden” (2017), have returned to panoramic strategies of representation to reimagine totalizing and seemingly transcendent concepts like empire and nature. Reihana’s and Fullerton’s approaches are partially archival, drawing directly on printed works produced during the late…
Sun, 07/16/2017 - 2:32pm
Professor Looser (Professor of English, Arizona State University) has authored or edited numerous books on women's writing, including Women Writers and Old Age in Great Britain, 1750-1850 (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008), British Women Writers and the Writing of History, 1670-1820 (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005), and Jane Austen and the Discourses of Feminism (Palgrave, 1995).  Her most recent book, and the subject of her…
Mon, 02/20/2017 - 2:37pm
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  Friday, March 17, 2016. 3:30pm-5:00pm. Russell Special Collections…
Tue, 01/10/2017 - 1:07pm
Professor E. Derek Taylor (Longwood University), with Professor Elizabeth Kraft, will present a discussion of their experiences editing The History of Sir Charles Grandison for Cambridge University Press. This event will take place at the Special Collections Library, Room 277. It is supported by the English Department's Rodney Baine Lecture Fund and the Willson Center
Tue, 01/03/2017 - 4:13pm
Please join the Colloquium in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Literature for a reading and reception to celebrate Tricia Lootens's new book The Political Poetess: Victorian Femininity, Race, and the Legacy of Separate Spheres.  

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