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William Vollmann’s Burqa, Presentations, Talks, and Seminar Papers -- Department of English (2010)

William Vollmann’s career exemplifies the importance of the historical moment in the life of a...

 

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A Western Man of Color: Richard Wright and the World, Presentations, Talks, and Seminar Papers -- Department of English (2008)

Richard Wright had become by the mid 50s an analyst of what it means to...

 

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Hemingway, Mau Mau and the End of (British) Empire, Presentations, Talks, and Seminar Papers -- Department of English (2008)

In this paper I want to work with some of the key global issues –...

 

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Making Strangers Indelible: Eggers, Ondaatje, and Civil War, Presentations, Talks, and Seminar Papers -- Department of English (2008)

With no-doubt foreseen timeliness, the German social theorist Ulrich Beck argued in 2000 that a...

 

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Willa Cather as Equivocal Icon, Presentations, Talks, and Seminar Papers -- Department of English (2003)

All icons are ultimately equivocal: you can’t think of an icon without thinking about iconoclasm....