Thursday, September 30 at 4:00, LC 319
The 18th-19th-Century Colloquium presents:
Colin Jager, Professor of English at Rutgers University.
Professor Jager is the author of The Book of God: Secularization and Design in the Romantic Era (2007). Recent articles include: “Byron and Romantic Occidentalism” (Romantic Circles Praxis, 2008); “A Poetics of Dissent; or, Pantisocracy in America” (Theory and Event, 2007); “After the Secular: The Subject of Romanticism” (Public Culture, 2006); “Mansfield Park and the End of Natural Theology” (Modern Language Quarterly, 2002); and “Natural Designs: Romanticism, Secularism, Theory” (European Romantic Review, 2001). He has forthcoming essays on Romanticism and consciousness and on the philosopher Charles Taylor. In 2006 and 2007 he was the co-director of the “Mind and Culture” working group at the Rutgers Center for Cultural Analysis. He is at work on a book on secularism and romanticism tentatively titled After Secularism.