Americanist Colloquium: Virginia Jackson “Specters of the Ballad”

Event time: 
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 4:00pm
Linsly-Chittenden Hall (LC), LC319 See map
63 High St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
Event description: 

“Specters of the Ballad”

Virginia Jackson is UCI Endowed Chair in Rhetoric and Critical Theory in the Departments of English and Comparative Literature at UC Irvine. She is the author of Dickinson’s Misery: A Theory of Lyric Reading (2005), and editor of On Periodization (2010) and The Lyric Theory Reader (2014). Her next book, Before Modernism: The Invention of American Poetry is forthcoming from Princeton UP.