On February 8, 2002, the English department at the University of Louisville is hosting a day-long colloquium on print culture studies and race in the 19th-century United States, featuring lectures by Steven Mailloux, Frances Smith Foster, and Robert S. Levine. A roundtable discussion on print culture and pedagogy will include talks by Paul Gutjahr, Glenn Hendler, Susan M. Griffin, and Susan Ryan. The event is free, but we're asking participants to register by sending an email to Darci Thoune at firstname.lastname@example.org, by Jan. 30. A schedule of events and location information follows:
The Thomas M. Sheehan Lecture 10:00 a.m.:
Steven Mailloux, Univ. of California, Irvine
“Thinking in Word and Image: Print Culture, Visual Rhetorics, and Performing Racial Identity in Late-Nineteenth-Century America”
Roundtable: “Print Cultures and Pedagogy” 12:00 p.m.
Paul Gutjhar, Indiana Univ.
Glenn Hendler, Univ. of Notre Dame
Susan M. Griffin, Univ. of Louisville
Susan M. Ryan, Univ. of Louisville
The Wittreich Family Lecture, 2:30 p.m.:
Frances Smith Foster, Emory Univ.
“A Narrative of the Interesting Beginnings and Somewhat Surprising Development of the African American Press”
Respondent: Robert S. Levine, Univ. of Maryland
Bingham Humanities Building 300, University of Louisville
This event is free and open to all, but anyone interested in attending should contact Darci Thoune (email@example.com) by January 30, 2002 to reserve a space.
Sponsored by the Department of English, the Commonwealth Center for the Humanities, the University of Louisville, and the Wittreich Family and Thomas M. Sheehan lecture series.
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