Susan Lanser to Speak at UTK

On Tuesday, March 21, the Transatlantic 18th Century Seminar will host Susan Lanser (Brandeis), who will give a lecture titled “Lesbian Modernity: Sapphic Subjects from Absolutism to Austen.” Her talk will be held in 1210 McClung Tower from 4-5 pm.

Professor Lanser has published widely on narrative theory and the novel, with a particular interest in women writers, eighteenth-century European studies, and gender and sexuality studies. She is the author of The Sexuality of History: Modernity and the Sapphic 1565-1830 (Chicago, 2014) and co-editor with Robyn W. Warhol of Narrative Theory Unbound: Queer and Feminist Interventions (Ohio State, 2015).

Lanser Lecture Poster