The 20/21st Century Colloquium: Paul Saint-Amour “Weak Theory, Weak Modernism”

Event time: 
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
Linsly-Chittenden Hall (LC), Room TBD See map
63 High St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
Event description: 

Paul K. Saint-Amour is Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania and works on nineteenth- and twentiety-century British literature. After receiving his B.A. from Yale and his Ph.D. from Stanford, he taught at Pomona College for ten years before joining the Penn faculty. He has been a fellow at the Stanford Humanities Center, the Center for the Humanities at Cornell, and the National Humanities Center.

Saint-Amour’s The Copywrights: Intellectual Property and the Literary Imagination (2003) won the MLA Prize for a First Book. He co-edits, with Jessica Berman, the Modernist Latitudes series at Columbia University Press and has served as President of the Modernist Studies Association. His latest book, Tense Future: Modernism, Total War, Encyclopedic Form (2015), won the Modernist Studies Book Prize and the MLA’s Matei Calinescu Award.

Open to: 
General Public