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Ken Calhoon to give work-in-progress talk

Department Head Ken Calhoon will give a work-in-progress lecture titled “Painting the Devil on the Wall: Romanticism and Early German Film” on January 24th, 2018, beginning at 3:30 (175 McKenzie). This event is part of the faculty and graduate student colloquium sponsored by the Department of ...

What Matters To Me

Prof. Leah Middlebrook presented “The View from Thebes: Poetry, the Polis and the Conundrum of Walls” on December 1, 2017.

Nomad Speaker Event

The Fall Nomad Speaker Event was held on November 14, in 111 Lillis. The Nomad theme this year is “Outlaw.” Prof. Katya Hokanson spoke on “Outlaws of the Spirit: The Charismatic Virtue of Tolstoy, Blavatsky, and Gandhi,” and PhD candidate Baran Germen will speak on ...

The Color of Cruelty in Miike Takashi’s “Audition”

Prof. Steven T. Brown, Comparative Literature and OHC Faculty Research Fellow delivered a Work-in-Progress Talk, “The Color of Cruelty in Miike Takashi’s Audition.              

2017 Nomad Undergraduate Conference

You are cordially invited to attend the 2017 Undergraduate Nomad Conference. The Nomad Mentorship Program’s “Chaos” year has come to fruition. Since Fall term, undergraduate participants have worked one-on-one with mentors to develop and present their own research. The conference ...

Spring Nomad Speaker Event: April 11

The Spring Nomad Speaker Event was held on Tues. April 11 at 5:30 p.m. in Knight Library, Studio A. Professor Steven T. Brown spoke on “Sonic Territories in Horror Cinema” and Ph.D. candidate Ying Xiong spoke on “Half Dust, Half Deity, Alike Unfit to Sink or Soar: Lu Xun’s Banished ...

Marjorie Perloff: May 8

Professor Marjorie Perloff, one of the leading voices in theories of modernism, postmodernism and poetics, will be visiting Campus in May to reflect on the theme of Metapoetics and Myth. Perloff is the Sadie Dernham Patek Professor of Humanities, Emerita, at Stanford University. Monday, May 8, 4 ...

Nomad Speaker Event

The Winter Nomad Speaker Event was held on Tues. February 21 at 5:30 p.m. in 111 Lillis. Dr. Katy Brundan spoke on “The Tower of Babel and the Forbidden Pleasures of Linguistic Entanglement” spoke on “Chaos and the Order of Things,” and Ph.D. candidate Anna Baumeister will speak on ...

Nomad Speaker Event

The first Nomad Speaker Event of the year was held on Tues. November 15. Professor Kenneth Calhoon spoke on “Chaos and the Order of Things,” and Ph.D. candidate Michelle Crowson spoke on “Hold Tight, Maidens: Translating the Chaotic Other in Akiko Akazome’s Otome no ...
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