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Cosmopolitan Sympathies: Poetry of the First Global War, A panel moderated by Dr. Jahan Ramazani

February 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

As part of its Symposium Series, War Without End: The Legacies of World War Ithe McGillicuddy Humanities Center welcomes Dr. Jahan Ramazani, who will lead a panel discussion centered on his article, “‘Cosmopolitan Sympathies’: Poetry of the First Global War.” Modernism/modernity 23.4 (2016). Panelists will include Zach Ludington, Carla Billitteri, Carlos Villacorta, and Michael Lang.

Jahan Ramazani is Edgar F. Shannon Professor and University Professor of English at the University of Virginia. He is a distinguished scholar of modern and contemporary poetry in English, especially with regards to questions of postcolonialism and globalization. His books include Poetry and Its Others: News, Prayer, Song, and the Dialogue of Genres (U Chicago Press, 2013), A Transnational Poetics (U Chicago Press, 2009), and The Hybrid Muse: Postcolonial Poetry in English (U Chicago Press, 2001). Professor Ramazani has lectured widely and received many important awards and honors, including fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities.



February 22, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Bangor Room, Memorial Union
Orono, ME 04469 United States + Google Map
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