John Guillory-Department Lecture Series

October 18, 2010

Professor John Guillory, Silver Professor of English at New York University, will be the first Department Lecture Series speaker for 2010-2011, Thursday, September 23 at 4:00 p.m.  His talk is entitled “The Origins of Close Reading: I. A. Richards and Neurophysiology”.  John Guillory’s teaching and research focus on two areas: early modern literature, and the histories of criticism, literary theory, and literary scholarship. In his period field, he is currently working on a book entitled, “Things of Heaven and Earth: Figures of Philosophy in English Renaissance Writing.”

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