This series of lectures has been concluded. Our thanks go out to Professors Holly Furneaux (Cardiff) and Cannon Schmitt (University of Toronto) for sharing their work with us.
Professor Franco Moretti (Stanford) joins us this Spring for the following events:
1/ 24: President's Hall @7:30pm - "Patterns and Interpretations"
1/26: IMU University Club @2:30 - Group discussion of "Style.inc" from Distant Reading
1/ 26: President's Hall @7:30pm - "Operationalizing Aby Warburg's Atlas of Images"
The Victorian Studies program will host the V21 collective's Benjamin Morgan (Chicago) and Anna Kornbluh (UIC):
3/2: IMU Distinguished Alumni Room @2:30 - Roundtable on "Strategic Presentism"
3/3: BH Parker Library @9:00 - Bagel breakfast & discussion
3/3: BH 347 @10:00 - Presentations of the scholars' current work:
Anna Kornbluh: "Snapshots of Political Formalism: William Henry Fox Talbot, Karl Marx, and the Cameras of Collective Life."
Benjamin Morgan: "Scale in Tess in Scale: Thomas Hardy’s Climate Fiction."
1/13: IMU Sassafras Room @3:00 - Jeff Kessler
3/27: IMU Dogwood Room @3:00 - Chris Thomas