April 2021

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UPCOMING EVENTS​

April 8. Reading and conversation with Harman Writer-in-Residence Stew. Register here. 6:00

April 15. Globus Seminar III: A Conversation with Yomaira Figueroa, associate professor of English at Michigan State University, and a scholar of U.S. Latinx Caribbean, Afro-Latinx, and Afro-Hispanic literature and culture. Link TBA. 1:00

April 27. Works-in-Progress talk by Erica Richardson. Link TBA. 1:00

 

PUBLICATIONS & ACCEPTANCES

Stephanie Insley Hershinow‘s essay “The Incest Plot: Marriage, Closure, and the Novel’s Endogamy” was published in a special issue of The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation on “The Novel as Theory.”

Ian Singleton‘s interview with poet H.L. Hix appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books.

 

CONFERENCES, READINGS, WORKSHOPS & PRESENTATIONS

Stephanie Insley Hershinow served as a respondent on a panel for the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies called “Adolescent Girls” organized in conversation with her 2019 book, Born Yesterday: Inexperience and the Early Realist Novel​.

Grace Schulman read from her latest collection The Marble Bed, presented by the Sandra Kahn Wasserman Jewish Studies Center, on March 10.

English majors and Globus Scholars Brittany Johnson and Kezia Velista moderated a discussion with Patricia Matthew, Associate Professor of English at Montclair State University, on March 22.

 

UPCOMING DEADLINES

April 23. Jerome L. Schulman Memorial Poetry Contest submissions are due by midnight to harmanassistant@gmail.com (three poems max. per student submission please).

 

Keep the news coming. The deadline for the next newsletter is May 3.

Featured image by Titus Kaphar, Seeing through Time 2, 2019.

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