Kenneth Warren: “On the New Minstrel Studies”

Kennth Warren
February 21, 2011

Monday, February 21 at 4:00, LC 317.  Presented by the Department Lecture Series.  The Fairfax M. Cone Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago, Kenneth Warren specializes in African-American literature and 19th- and 20th-century American literature and critical theory. His work has ranged from studying such major 20th-century writers as Leon Forrest and Ralph Ellison to such 19th-century critics as William Dean Howells. Warren is a member of the editorial boards of the Cambridge Series of American Literature and American Literary History. He is the author of So Black and Blue: Ralph Ellison and the Occasion of Criticism (University of Chicago Press, 2003) and Black and White Strangers: Race and American Literary Realism (University of Chicago Press, 1993).

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