Schedule

Nineteenth-Century British Research Seminar Schedule

Fall 2012

M 8/27 at 3:30 in MT 1210: Dr. Gerard Cohen-Vrignaud‘s workshop of Chapter 1: Cruel and Unusual, or the Abominable Arts of Romanticism from his book-in-progress, Abominable Agency: Radical Orientalism and the Rights of Man.

T 9/11 at 3:30 in MT 1210: Dr. Michael Bérubé (English, Penn State) visits as part of the UT English Department’s Literature, Criticism, and Textual Studies Speaker Series. His talk is titled, “The Humanities without Apology.”

W 9/12 at 12:00 in MT 1210: Dr. Bérubé will give a seminar for graduate students and faculty. The reading is an essay by Bérubé called “Narrative and Intellectual Disability” (available in Dr. Seshagiri’s mailbox for photocopying).

M 9/17 at 3:30 in MT 1210: Dr. Duncan Wu (English, Georgetown) will give his talk, titled “Poetry of Witness in the Romantic Age.”

M 10/8 at 3:30 in MT402: PhD candidate, Katie Burnett will workshop a chapter from her dissertation-in-progress

M 10/15 at 3:30 in MT1210: Reserved, content TBD

M 10/29 at 3:30 in MT 1210: Dr. Sharon Weltman (English, LSU) will give her talk, titled “Abolition, Censorship, and Canine Superstars in the First Sweeney Todd.”

M 11/12 at 3:30 in MT 1210: Dr. Saree Makdisi (English and Comparative Literature, UCLA) is brought to UT by the Visiting Scholars Project as part of the UT Humanities Institute.

T 11/13 at 12:00: Dr. Makdisi will give a seminar for graduate students and faculty on post-colonial studies and literary criticism.

M 11/19: End of semester party!

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