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Literature Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series

Elisabeth Arnould-Bloomfield

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Elisabeth Arnould-Bloomfield
Associate Professor of French and Comparative Literature at the University of Colorado, Boulder

Break on through to the Animal Side (Bailly and Latour)

Don Wayne

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Don Wayne
Professor Emeritus

Historical and Formal Aspects of Professional Culture, and the [Sometime] Failures of Liberal Elites: The Case of the Humanities

Neda Pic Thursday, November 13, 2014

Neda Atanasoski
Associate Professor of Feminist Studies and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies at the University of California at Santa Cruz

Humanitarian Violence: Postsocialism and the Question of Transitional Justice


Thursday, November 7, 2013

Eric Cazdyn
Professor of Comparative Literature and East Asian Studies at the University of Toronto

The Act and the Whistleblower

jennifer tuttle
Monday, May 20, 2013

Jennifer Tuttle
Professor of English and the Dorothy M. Healy Chair in Literature and
Health at the University of New England in Maine

Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the US West

ssmith Thursday, May 14, 2009

Shawn Michelle Smith
Associate Professor of Visual and Critical Studies
School of the Arts Institute of Chicago

The Politics of Pictorialism: Another Look at F. Holland Day

Thomas E. Lewis Tuesday, April 8, 2008
Thomas E. Lewis
Professor and Chair of the Spanish and Portuguese
Department at University of Iowa

Liquid Reference: Empathy, Cognition, and Fiction under Capitalism

Carol Becker

May 25, 2006

Carol Becker
(PhD in English and American Literature, 1975)
Dean of Faculty and Senior Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

"Gandhi's Body and Further Representations of War and Peace"

Francis Foster

May 24, 2005

Frances Smith Foster
(PhD in English and American Literature, 1976)
Charles Howard Candler Professor of English and Women's Studies
Emory University

"(African American) Love and Marriage in the Time of Slavery"

June Howard

November 13, 2003

June Howard
(PhD in Literature, 1979)
Professor of English, American Culture, and Women's Studies
Associate Dean, Rackham School of Graduate Studies
University of Michigan

"Local Knowledge or Book-Learning? Placing the Teacher
in American Regionalism and American Studies"

Marc Zimmerman

May 8, 2002

Marc Zimmerman
(PhD in Comparative Literature, 1975)
Professor of Latin American Studies University of Illinois at Chicago and Director of the Chicago Latin American/Latino/a Activities and Studies Arena (LACASA CHICAGO)

"Transnational Memories: Deconstructing a Nomad Intellectual on Latin American/Latino/a Turf"

Kathleen Woodward May 31, 2001

Kathleen Woodward
(PhD in English and American Literature, 1976)

Professor of English and Director, Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities
University of Washington

"Calculating Compassion"