Stringer Lecture: Russ Castronovo

February 21, 2020
2:00 - 3:30 PM
2115 Tawes Hall

The Stringer Fund, a bequest from the estate of John G. Stringer, is earmarked “expressly for the advancement of the study of 18th and 19th Century American and English literature” and the professional development for our students in these fields.

Professor Castronovo's Stringer Lecture will be held in 2115 Tawes and light refreshments will be served.

Russ Castronovo is the Tom Paine Professor of English and Dorothy Draheim Professor of American Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is author of Propaganda 1776: Secrets, Leaks and Revolutionary Communications in Early America (Oxford, 2014), Beautiful Democracy: Aesthetics and Anarchy in a Global Era (Chicago, 2007), Necro Citizenship: Death, Eroticism, and the Public Spheres in  the Nineteenth-Century United States (Duke, 2001), Fathering the Nation: American Genealogies of Slavery and Freedom (UC Press, 1995). He is also the editor of The Oxfored Handbook of Nineteenth-Century American Literature (Oxford, 2012) and the co-editor with Dana Nelson of Materializing Democracy: Toward a Revitalized Cultural Politics (Duke, 2002), among other publications.



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