The Oxford American Literature Research Seminar

The convenors of the American Literature Research Seminar at Oxford’s Rothermere American Institute (RAI) would like to announce our autumn term card. Unless otherwise noted, regular seminar talks take place from 5-6:30 PM in the lecture room at the Rothermere Institute on South Parks Road in Oxford, OX1 3UB. The seminar includes a glass of wine.

Thursday 12 October (week 1), 5 PMEllie Herrington (Queen Mary University and Associate Visiting Research Fellow at the RAI)‘Civil war and one’s-self: representation and revision in Leaves of Grass

Thursday 26 October (week 3), 5 PM: Natalia Cecire (University of Sussex): ‘Quartz contentment, or, passing for dead: celibacy, repellent surfaces, and the vesicle in Beyond the Pleasure Principle

RAI|Live with the History of Art Research Seminar: 
Thursday 9 November (week 5), 5 PM: Deborah Treisman, Fiction Editor at The New Yorker‘The dream colony: the life in art of Walter Hopps’ Discussion led by Miguel de Baca, Terra Visiting Professor of American Art.

Thursday 23 November (week 7), 5 PMIna Bergmann (University of Würzburg and Associate Visiting Research Fellow at the RAI): ‘A Cultural History of Solitude in the USA’

Many thanks,

Bárbara Gallego Larrarte & Kristin Grogan

ALRS Convenors
Rothermere American Institute
University of Oxford