Graduate Student Workshop with Kaitlin Thurlow, English Department and Tara Kraft, Art History. Their papers will be pre-circulated 2 weeks prior to the workshop. Contact Dr. Susan Rosenbaum for copies of the papers firstname.lastname@example.org
A workshop with Dr. Ian Afflerbach, about his book Making Liberalism New: American Intellectuals, Modern Literature, and the Rewriting of a Political Tradition (Hopkins Studies in Modernism, 2021). Dr. Afflerbach presentation will be followed by a roundtable discussion and a reception.
Location: Willson Center House, 1260 Lumpkin St.
The idea of cinema as an art is one born of cinephilia. While the term simply means “love of cinema,” cinephilia sets itself apart from the average film fan’s love of stars, spectacle, and popular genres, seeking out more challenging and complex pleasures.
Like the art cinema it promotes, cinephilia has long been viewed as a mostly Euro-American phenomenon, a perception that has obscured rich traditions of film appreciation in Africa, Asia, and…
Interdisciplinary Modernisms Workshop
Graduate Student Work-in-Progress
Wed. March 16th, 5;00 – 6:30 p.m.,
Zack Anderson and Nate Dixon, Ph.D. students in English & Creative Writing, will discuss some work in progress. We will pre-circulate their essays and email the Zoom link for the Workshop by March 1st. Contact Susan Rosenbaum (email@example.com) for further details.
John Greaney, Fulbright-NUI Postdoctoral Scholar 2019/20 at the University of Pennsylvania, will give a talk titled "Irish Modernism, Memory, and Narrative: the examples of Bowen and Beckett."
Greaney lectures and tutors in University College Dublin and Maynooth University. His research interests include modernist studies, Irish studies, critical theory and continental philosophy. His work has been featured in Irish Studies Review and Textual…
Surrealist poets, painters, photographers, and filmmakers not only blurred the distinctions between the rational and irrational, the conscious and the unconscious, dream and waking reality, life and death, but they also subverted the bright line of categorical difference separating humans from animals. The more bizarre, hybridized, and monstrous the animal kingdom appeared, the better as, “the Surrealist bestiary,” Breton held, “gives pride of…
An Interdisciplinary Modernisms Workshop with Jacqueline Ávila (Associate Professor, Department of Musicology, University of Tennessee)
Workshop: Cinesonidos: Film Music and National Identity in Mexico’s Época de Oro
Dr. Avila's research interests include Mexican modernism, nationalism, and cinema and media studies. She was a recipient of the UC MEXUS Dissertation Research Grant and the American Musicological Society's Howard Meyer Brown…
Dr. McGinn's project uses network analysis to expand the modernist literary canon beyond an Anglo-centric perspective. It graphs the data extracted from Sturgis E Leavitt's 1960 index Revistas Hispanoamericanas: Indice Bibliografico 1843-1935 alongside the data from the Modernist Journals Project to examine the routes of intellectual exchange. The relations among hundreds of contributors to these periodicals trace a plurality of simultaneous…
Lizzy LeRud is the NEH Post-doctoral Fellow in Poetics at Emory University's Fox Center for Humanistic Inquiry. She completed her PhD in English at the University of Oregon in 2017. Her work has appeared in Nineteenth-Century Prose and is forthcoming in A Companion to the Prose Poem. She is currently is working on a book manuscript entitled "Antagonistic Cooperation: American Poetry in an Age of Prose," which uncovers the surprisingly recent…
"Exhibited in Photographs: Objects, Displays, & the Installation Shots that Define Them"
Dr. Kathryn Floyd is Associate Professor of modern art at Auburn University. Her research focuses on 20th-century Germany through the history and historiography of art exhibitions and their mediation in catalogues, installation photographs, and film. Her current book project explores the concept of the “installation shot,” through an exploration of…
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