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.

Supported by The Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Fund at Yale University

Open to: 
General Public