2019-2020 Events

Upcoming events: In Spring 2020, The Middle Modernity Group is excited to welcome Professor Grace Lavery from the University of California-Berkeley

Fall 2019 Schedule

Spring 2019 Schedule

Tuesday 2/12 at 6:00 p.m.
Abstract Workshop for Graduate Students

Tuesday 2/26 at 6:00 p.m.
Essay Workshop: Jared Seymour, “‘Too Good a Workman to Live’: Laboring Animals, Animal Death, and Biopower in Thomas Hardy’s Wessex Novels”

Tuesday 3/12 at 6:00 p.m.
Syllabus Workshop for Graduate Students

Tuesday 4/2 at 6:00 p.m.
Reading Group: Selections from Marlene Daut

Thursday 4/4 at 4:00 p.m.
Guest Speaker: Marlene Daut

Friday 4/5 at 12:00 p.m.
Brown Bag with Marlene Daut

Wednesday 4/10 at 6:00 p.m. [Please note new date & time!]
MidMod Film Series

Tuesday 4/23 at 6:00 p.m. [Please note new date & time!]
Essay Workshop: Thom Van Camp, “Language of the Unreckonable: James Wright and Necropolitics” (Co-sponsored by the Americanist Group)

Friday 5/3 at 5:00 p.m.
The Madding Crowd Social Hour

Fall 2018 Schedule

Wed. 9/12 at 6 p.m. in HCW 7101
Reading group: Selections from The Intimacies of Four Continents by Lisa Lowe (led by Erica Kanesaka Kalnay)

Wed. 9/26 at 6 p.m. in HCW 7101
Pedagogy workshop: “Romanticism as Method” (led by Liz Scheer)

Wed. 10/3 at 6 p.m. in HCW 7101
Essay workshop: “Spectacular Evidence: Tracing Spontaneous Combustion and Hoarding in Bleak House” by Aaron Vieth

Wed. 10/17 at 6 p.m. in HCW 7101
Essay workshop: “Radical Incompletion: Charlotte Smith’s Ecotonal Aesthetic” by Rick Ness

Thurs. 11/1 starting at noon in HCW 7191
Frankenreads: A reading marathon of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein on the book’s 200th anniversary

Wed. 11/7 at 6 p.m. in HCW 7101
Reading group: Selections from Josephine McDonagh (led by Jared Seymour)

Thurs. 11/15 at 4 p.m. in HCW 7191
Guest Speaker Dr. Josephine McDonagh

Fri. 11/16 at 12 p.m. in HCW 7101
Dr. Josephine McDonagh Brown Bag