English Reading Series Continues This Week

Posted: September 14, 2004 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Each week this semester, the English Department will host its Wednesday Evening Series from 5:55 to 7:10 p.m. in Enterprise Hall, Room 80. The series continues tomorrow with Associate Professor of English Robert Matz, who will present “Literary Form: The Example of the Sonnet.” Matz has published essays on Shakespeare and on Renaissance poetry and poetic theory, as well as a book, Defending Literature in Early Modern England: Renaissance Literary Theory in Social Context. He is working on another book, on Shakespeare’s sonnets. Listed below is the schedule for the remainder of the semester.

Sept. 22: Dean Taciuch, English, “Hypertext and Literary Form”

Sept. 29: Margaret Yocom, English, “Have You Heard the One about the Babysitter Who . . .? Folklore, Contemporary Legends, and Oral Tradition”

Oct. 6: Rosemary Jann, English, “Points of View in Fiction”

Oct. 13: Jeanette Roan, English, “Point of View in Film”

Oct. 20: Jim Henry, English, “Point of View in Nonfiction”

Oct. 27: Steven Weinberger, English, “Literary Nonsense: The Linguistics of Neologisms”

Nov. 3: Rick Davis, College of Visual and Performing Arts, “How a Play gets Performed: Dramaturgy to Production”

Nov. 10: Lois Horton and Lawrence J. Levine, History and Art History; and Scott Trafton, English: Interdisciplinary panel on Harriet Jacobs

Nov. 17: Jean Fagan Yellin, Pace University, Lecture on Harriet Jacobs

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