Jahan Ramazani: On Transnational Poetics

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 @ 12:00pm

Event Info

Admission

FREE

Venue

Northwestern University

1897 Sheridan Road

Evanston, 

IL 

60208

Presenter

The Poetry and Poetics Colloquium at Northwestern presents a lecture by scholar and literary theorist Jahan Ramazani on Transnational Poetics. Sponsored by the Alice Kaplan Institute for the Humanities, The Poetry and Poetics Colloquium of the Department of English, and the Center for the Writing Arts.

Jahan Ramazani is Edgar F. Shannon Professor of English and Department Chair at the University of Virginia. He is the author of The Hybrid Muse: Postcolonial Poetry in English; Poetry of Mourning: The Modern Elegy from Hardy to Heaney; and Yeats and the Poetry of Death. He edited the most recent edition of The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry and, with Jon Stallworthy, The Twentieth Century and After in The Norton Anthology of English Literature. He is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, an NEH Fellowship, a Rhodes Scholarship, and the William Riley Parker Prize, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.