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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 ...

2016 Nomad Release Party

The Department of Comparative Literature celebrated the release of the latest edition of nomad, the department’s journal of undergraduate writing, at an author signing event on October 11 at The Duck Store. Download [1.04 MB]

2016 Nomad Undergraduate Conference

Saturday, May 14 10:00 am to 5:10 pm, Gerlinger Alumni Lounge The Nomad Mentorship Program’s “Threshold” 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 showcased ...

“Imagistic Reason in Satyajit Ray’s Shatranj Ke Khilari (The Chess Players)”

Thursday, April 28, 2016 4:00 p.m. Knight Library Browsing Room Keya Ganguly will give a public lecture entitled “Imagistic Reason in Satyajit Ray’s Shatranj Ke Khilari (The Chess Players)” Ganguly is Professor of Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of ...

Spring Nomad Speaker Event

Tuesday, April 26th 2016 5:30 PM, Lillis 111 The Department of Comparative Literature will hold the third event in our NOMAD speakers series. Tera Reid-Olds (Comparative Literature Graduate Student) “Bodies as Borders: Thresholds in the Narratives of Pap Kouma and Nasser Chohra” Cecilia ...

“The Avowal of Truth: Torture and Confession During the Witch Hunt”

Monday, February 29th, 4:00 pm Knight Library, Browsing Room Jacob Rogozinski will give a public lecture entitled “The Avowal of Truth: Torture and Confession During the Witch Hunt”. Rogozinski is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Strasbourg, where he succeeded Jean-Luc Nancy ...

“Resonant Evil: Sonic Palimpsests & Haptic Sonority in Transnational Horror Cinema”

  Friday, Oct. 30, 3:30 p.m. Knight Library, Room 36, Main Campus Steven Brown (Professor of Comparative Literature) gave a work-in-progress presentation titled “Resonant Evil: Sonic Palimpsests & Haptic Sonority in Transnational Horror Cinema.” The author of Tokyo ...
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