Monday, 12 November, 2012
The University of Tennessee Humanities Center
Visiting Scholar in the Humanities Lecture
"Civilizing London in the Nineteenth Century"
Speaker: Saree Makdisi, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, University of California, Los Angeles
Professor Makdisi is the author of Romantic Imperialism (Cambridge, 1998), William Blake and the Impossible History of the 1790s (Chicago, 2003), and Palestine Inside Out: An Everyday Occupation (Norton, 2008). He is completing work on two forthcoming books, Making England Western: Occidentalism, Race, and Imperial Culture (Chicago, 2013) and The Cambridge Introduction to William Blake. He co-edited The Arabian Nights in Historical Context (Oxford, 2008) and Marxism Beyond Marxism (Routledge, 1996). Makdisi is the co-editor of the journal Nineteenth-Century Literature.
Free and open to the public.
Monday, November 12, 2012, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
1210 McClung Tower
Name: Gerard Cohen-Vrignaud