Projecting Early American Sudies

Event schedule (text available below)

Thursday, September 24, Illini Union Room 406

  • 9:30am Susan Parrish (Michigan), “Rummaging: The Archive and Early American Literary Studies”, Commentary by Melissa Littlefield (UIUC, English)
  • 10:45am – Gordon Sayre (Oregon), “Transnationalism and Early American Literary Studies”, Commentary by Brian Edwards (Northwestern)
  • 1:30pm – Ralph Bauer (Maryland), “Early American Literary History at the ‘Hemispheric Turn'”, Commentary by Suzanne Bost (Loyola)
  • 2:45pm – Ed White (Florida), “Theory, Canon, and Discipline”, Commentary by Russ Castronovo (UW, Madison)

Friday, September 25, Levis Faculty Center, Reading Room (1st floor)

  • 10:00am – Joanna Brooks (San Diego State), “From Edwards to Baldwin: Heterodoxy, Discontinuity, and New Narratives of American Religious-Literary History”, Commentary by Michael Rothberg, UIUC, English)
  • 11:00am – Eric Slauter (Chicago), “Revolutions in the Meanings and Study of Politics”, Commentary by Michael Rothberg (UIUC, English)
  • 1:30pm – Roundtable Discussion: Sandra Gustafson (Notre Dame), Chris Freeburg (UIUC, English), Trish Loughran (UIUC, English), Justine Murison (UIUC, English)

Sponsored byt the Trowbridge Office of American Literature, Culture, and Society. This event is free and open to the public.

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