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The Second Book Project (Fall 2020)

Zoom: https://illinois.zoom.us/j/98567064326?pwd=Umxvdks0dFNQVkE2d005YWJSNHN1dz09 Password: 2ndBook20 Friday and Saturday, September 25 and 26, 2020 After transforming their dissertations into a first book, many professors turn to a second book project to extend their interest in their field of research and even to

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The Second Book Project (Spring 2020)

405 Illini Union Friday, March 6, 2020, 9:45am-4:45pm After transforming their dissertations into a first book, many professors turn to a second book project to extend their interest in their field of research and even to clarify their career aims. The

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Elizabeth Duquette – “Colloquium on Publishing: Publishing Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles”

Monday, Nov. 18, 2019, 2:30-3:30 PM, English Building 259 Co-editor of J19, Elizabeth Duquette sits down for a colloquium on the ins and outs of publishing in academic journals. This event is sponsored by the Departments of English, French, and Italian,

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The Second Book Project (Fall 2019)

Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Language Building Friday, October 25, 2019, 9:30am-4:30pm After transforming their dissertations into a first book, many professors turn to a second book project to extend their interest in their field of research and even to

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Nicole Krauss – “Lecture”

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 5:00pm, Spurlock Museum, Knight Auditorium (600 S Gregory St, Urbana) This event is part of the 21st Century Jewish Writing and the World writers series. More information is available here.        

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Genealogies of Black Modernity in the Long Nineteenth Century

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Wohlers Hall 166 Friday, April 5, 2019, 9:30-5:00 This symposium, sponsored by American Literary History and the Trowbridge Initiative in American Cultures, reassesses genealogies of literary modernity and black writing in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Through a

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The Second Book Project (Spring 2019)

Main Library, rm. 220 Friday, March 1, 2019, 9:45am-4:30pm After transforming their dissertations into a first book, many professors turn to a second book project to extend their interest in their field of research and even to clarify their career

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Capital, Credit, and American Literary History

LUCY ELLIS LOUNGE, 1080 FOREIGN LANGUAGE BUILDING. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018 9:45-5:00 PM This symposium takes up the developing interest in studying the relation between American economics and literary history. Literary scholars have been lately considering such issues as capital, credit,

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Speculative Futures

November 3-4, 2017, various locations Trowbridge is co-sponsoring Speculative Futures, a series of events that aim at stimulating conversation about technology and the arts. More information about the series, including a schedule with event-locations and presenters, can be found at

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Reenvisioning Reconstruction

Friday, October 6, 2017 9:45-5:00 pm, 405 Illini Union This symposium addresses the complexities and rewards of a renewed examination of Reconstruction.  The subject of numerous historical reappraisals, our colloquy discusses the challenge of reimagining the literary history and cultural

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