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Wai Chee Dimock, “Weak Environmentalism: William Blake and Elizabeth Bishop in the Anthropocene”
Wai Chee Dimock, “Weak Environmentalism: William Blake and Elizabeth Bishop in the Anthropocene”
WhenFriday, Mar. 1, 2019, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Campus locationIntellectual House (INT)
Event typesAcademics, Conferences, Lectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsThe Anthropocene Research Cluster, the Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Studies Graduate Research Cluster,The Textual Studies Program, Modern Language Quarterly, Center for Global Studies, and the Simpson Center for the Humanities
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Description

Wai Chee Dimock is William Lampson Professor of American Studies and Professor of English at Yale University. She has written on American literature of every period, from Anne Bradstreet to Star Trek.  She argues for a broad conception of literature, embracing a variety of time frames, bringing together materials both high and low, and scales both local and global.

This lecture is part of the conference Earthly Impressions: Book, Text, and Archive in the Anthropocene

March 1-2, 2019

A two-day symposium featuring keynote lecturers Wai Chee Dimock (Yale) and Bruce Holsinger (Virginia), a workshop with Smudge Studio, and panelists Hester Blum (Penn State), Joshua Calhoun (Wisconsin), Anne-Lise François(Berkeley), Matthew Kirschenbaum (Maryland), Margaret Noodin (UW Milwaukee), Sonya Posmentier (NYU), Eric Slauter (Chicago), Andrew Stauffer (Virginia), Jennifer Wenzel (Columbia), and local and regional guests.

Events at wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ- Intellectual House and other locations. For further information, please contact Jeffrey Todd Knight at jtknight@uw.edu, Jason Groves at jagroves@uw.edu, or Jesse O. Taylor jot8@uw.edu

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