Varied Topics: Affect, Sustainability, Torture, War

Monday, August 1, 2011 - 12:00 to Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 12:00
  • James Simpson (Harvard University), "No Brainer: The Early Modern Tragedy of Torture"
  • Susan Stanford Friedman (University of Wisconsin), "Cosmopolitanism, Women, and War: From Virginia Woolf's Three Guineas to Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis"
  • Florence Boos (University of Iowa), "William Morris and the Ideal of 'Sustainability'"
  • Suzanne Keen (Washington and Lee University), "The Affective (Re)turn: What Can Psychology and Literary Study Say to One Another about Narrative, the Emotions, and Impact"