Anna Brickhouse is Professor of English and American Studies at the University of Virginia. Her first book, Transamerican Literary Relations and the Nineteenth-Century Public Sphere (Cambridge 2004), was awarded the Gustave O. Arlt Award in the Humanities from the Council of Graduate Schools. Her second book, The Unsettlement of America: Translation, Interpretation, and the Story of Don Luis de Velasco, 1560-1945 (Oxford 2014), was a co-winner of the Early American Literature prize and winner of the MLA’s James Russell Lowell prize. She is currently researching a project on translation and catastrophe.
This event is sponsored by the Charles Gallaudet Trumbull Lectureship