Open invitation to public lecture by Benjamin Kohlmann, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Freiburg, presented by the Department of English, the Davis Humanities Institute, the Department of History, and the Graduate Group in Cultural Studies.
What: “Modernism, Reform, and the Idea of the Welfare State.”
When: Wednesday, November 9th. 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Where: Voorhies 126
Whom: The talk will be of special interest to scholars of British and American literature and culture of the 19th and 20th centuries, those with interest in art and politics, and just about everybody who’s interested in the world at large. Expect Edward Carpenter, H.G. Wells, Virginia Woolf, political economy, history, cultural studies, and more!
Please note the slightly unusual start time: 3:30 p.m.
Benjamin Kohlmann is the author of Committed Styles: Modernism, Politics, and Left-Wing Literature of the 1930s (Oxford UP, 2014). In addition to five edited or co-edited collections of criticism, his articles have appeared in PMLA, Modernism / Modernity, English Literary History, Novel, History of Political Economy, and elsewhere.