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Leah Middlebrook presented talk “The View From Thebes”

Leah Middlebrook presented a talk titled, “The View From Thebes” as part of the Utah State Tanner Lecture Series. The talk and a related seminar were drawn from her current book-in-progress, Amphion’s Walls: Poetry and Nation in Early and Late Modernity.  

Newly published: Prof. Steven T. Brown’s book on Japanese Horror

Comparative Literature Professor Steven T. Brown’s book Japanese Horror and the Transnational Cinema of Sensations has been published by Palgrave Macmillan (2018): Japanese Horror and the Transnational Cinema of Sensations undertakes a critical reassessment of Japanese horror cinema by ...

Michael Allan Wins MLA Prize for First Book

Comparative Literature Associate Professor Michael Allan is the recipient of the Modern Languages Association Prize for a First Book for his In the Shadow of World Literature: Sites of Reading in Colonial Egypt. The text of the award reads as follows: Michael Allan’s In the Shadow of World ...

Tze-Yin Teo receives fellowship

Assistant Professor Tze-Yin Teo has been awarded an Oregon Humanities Center Research Fellowship (Winter 2019) for her project Unfinished Translations in Twentieth Century Transpacific Literature.

“Critical-Theoretical Perspectives on the New Era in American Politics”

Kenneth Calhoon participated in, and helped in the planning of, a symposium on “Critical-Theoretical Perspectives on the New Era in American Politics,” which was held on the Oregon campus February 24th. Calhoon presented on Donald Trump’s predilection for the decorative style of the ancien ...

Teo on Translation

Assistant Professor Tze-Yin Teo completed an article titled “Non-Event” on weakness and the notion of future justice in Jacques Derrida, which is forthcoming in CR: The New Centennial Review. Teo has also completed editorial work on a special issue of the Oxford Literary Review on ...

Michael Allan on the European Stage

Michael Allan is on sabbatical and is currently based in Berlin and Marburg, with events in Norway, Holland and Scotland in the coming months. He will also be conducting research at the Lumière Archive in Lyon, France, at the beginning of May. In Berlin, he has presented on his recent book In The ...

The Sound of Horror

Professor Steven T. Brown is currently a Faculty Fellow at the Oregon Humanities Center, where he is putting the finishing touches on his new book, Resonant Evil: Studies in Asian Horror Cinema, forthcoming with Palgrave Macmillan. Part of Brown’s project appeared in essay-form as “Ambient ...

Department Head speaks at U Minnestota

Department Head Kenneth Calhoon spoke recently at the University of Minnesota. His talk was titled “About-Face: Erich Auerbach and the Physiognomy of Character.” Click here to see the poster.
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