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Caroline Levine on the Humanities (EGSA Outside Speaker)

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Storrs Campus
Class of 1947 Room

Please join us for a talk by Caroline Levine, David and Kathleen Ryan Professor of the Humanities at Cornell University. Professor Levine has spent her career asking how and why the humanities and the arts matter, especially in democratic societies. She is the author of three books, The Serious Pleasures of Suspense: Victorian Realism and Narrative Doubt (2003, winner of the Perkins Prize for the best book in narrative studies), Provoking Democracy: Why We Need the Arts (2007), and Forms: Whole, Rhythm, Hierarchy, Network (2015, named one of Flavorwire’s “10 Must-Read Academic Books of 2015”). This talk is sponsored by the English Graduate Student Association and the Graduate Student Senate.

Contact:

Eleanor Reeds eleanor.reeds@uconn.edu

Graduate Student Senate (primary), English Department, Humanities Institute, Literatures, Cultures and Languages, UConn Master Calendar

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