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.
Recorded Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at Northwestern University Hall.