American Literature Research Seminar

alrs mt2020

Hilary term 2021

Seminars will be held at 5.30pm on the following Thursdays on Zoom. To receive Zoom links and circulated readings, please join the ALRS mailing list by sending a blank email to: alrs-subscribe [at]

Dr Erica Fretwell, SUNY Albany
28 Jan: ‘Sensory experiments: psychophysics, race, and the aesthetics of feeling’

Dr Tessa Roynon, RAI; Julia Adamo, Kenyon College ’20; Dr Kasia Boddy, Cambridge; Professor Stephen Harrison; and Dr Michael Kalisch
11 Feb: Book discussion: Tessa Roynon, The Classical Tradition in Modern American Fiction (Edinburgh UP, 2021)

25 Feb: James Baldwin’s Another Country: reading group and discussion

Professor Dagmawi Woubshet, Pennsylvania
11 Mar: ‘James Baldwin’s Another Country (1962): a discussion’