Friday, March 2nd, at 4:00 p.m.
Hurst Lounge, Duncker Hall 201
Sponsored by the African and African American Studies department
Caren Irr, Professor of English at Brandeis University, is a leading scholar of modern and contemporary American literature, film and media culture, globalism, ecocriticism, and critical theory. Her many publications include the books Toward the Geopolitical Novel: U.S. Fiction in the 21st Century (Columbia UP, 2014); Pink Pirates: Contemporary American Women Writers and Copyright (U of Iowa P, 2011); The Suburb of Dissent: Cultural Politics in the United States and Canada during the 1930s (Duke UP, 1998); and the edited collections On Jameson (SUNY P, 2006) and Rethinking the Frankfurt School (SUNY P, 2002). She is now at work on two other books: one on American orphan stories and the representation of capitalism and one on the contradictions of recent environmental writing.
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