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"Resonant Evil: Sonic Palimpsests & Haptic Sonority in Transnational Horror Cinema"
Steven T. Brown
Friday, May 8, 3:30 p.m.
Knight Library, Room 36, Main Campus
Professor Steven T. Brown will give a work-in-progress presentation titled "Resonant Evil: Sonic Palimpsests & Haptic Sonority in Transnational Horror Cinema." The author of Tokyo Cyberpunk: Posthumanism in Japanese Visual Culture and Theatricalities of Power: The Cultural Politics of Noh, Professor Brown is currently working on a study of sound design in the Asian horror genre.
REEES Graduate Symposium
The Department of Comparative Literature is pleased to co-sponsoring the Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies Graduate Symposium, at which several comparative literature doctoral students will be presenting papers.
Friday, May 1
8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Knight Library Browsing Room
"Wars and Utopias of the Russian Avant-Garde"
Professor Nina Gourianova, Northwestern University
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Assistant Professor Michael Allan served as guest editor for a special edition of the Comparative Literature journal:
Reading Secularism: Religion, Literature, Aesthetics Volume 65, Number 3, Summer 2013
Professor Forest Pyle (English, and a member of the comparative literature participating faculty), who will be teaching a graduate seminar in poetics for Comparative Literature in spring of 2015, has published Art's Undoing: In the Wake of a Radical Aestheticism (Fordham University Press)
Professor Kenneth Calhoon has edited and contributed to an issue of Konturen, an e-journal devoted to thresholds of all kinds. This issue, Abstraction and Materiality in the Arts, Literature and Music, stems from a conference by the same title held on the Oregon campus in April of 2011.