English Department Lecture Series: James Chandler “Melodrama after Sentiment: Adventures in Media Crossing”

Event time: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Linsly-Chittenden Hall (LC), 317 See map
63 High St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
Event description: 

“Melodrama after Sentiment: Adventures in Media Crossing”
Director of the Franke Institute for the Humanities and Barbara E. & Richard J. Franke Distinguished Service Professor of English at the University of Chicago, James Chandler is the author of numerous books, including An Archaeology of Sympathy: The Sentimental Mode in Literature and Cinema and England in 1819: The Politics of Literary Culture and the Case of Romantic Historicism. His teaching focuses on the Scottish Enlightenment, modern Irish literature, cinema studies, and the history of the humanities. He is currently at work on a series of essays on Maria Edgeworth and How to Do Criticism.

From http://english.uchicago.edu/faculty/chandler and http://cms.uchicago.edu/faculty/chandler