The Department of English is proud to announce the schedule for the Anthony Ellis Scholarly Speakers Series for 2015-16, an exciting list which includes internationally-acclaimed scholars whose work has had broad influence within and beyond English Studies:
David Bleich, Professor of English at the University of Rochester (and winner of the 2015 CCCC Outstanding Book Award for The Materiality of Language: Gender, Politics, and the University): TUES., OCTOBER 13, 2015, 7:00pm
Carol Symes, who will be the next Comparative Drama Distinguished Lecturer, teaches in History, Medieval Studies, and the Center for Global Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign: THURS., NOVEMBER 12, 2015, 7:00pm
n.b.: Spring dates are still tentative (To Be Confirmed)**
Deidre Lynch, Professor of English at Harvard University and Chancellor Jackman Professor at the University of Toronto (and award-winning scholar with a new critically acclaimed book, Loving Literature: A Cultural History): THURS., FEB. 11, 2016, 7:00pm
David Gerstner, Professor of Cinema Studies at CUNY Graduate Center and the College of Staten Island, will be rescheduled for this coming season after being unable to travel as originally anticipated last year: THURS., MARCH 17, 2016, 7:00pm
Our own Casey McKittrick will deliver the Spring Keynote Lecture (THURS., JANUARY 28, 2016, 7:00pm) in conjunction with the publication of his new scholarly monograph, Hitchcock’s Appetites.
Stay tuned for details about the subjects of all talks, as well as related events, including our Fall kickoff event on Friday, September 25 (TBC, with more info TBA), and a Hitchcock screening in January prior to the Spring Keynote.