Part of the McGillicuddy Humanities Center Symposium “War without End: World War I and its Legacies”
Modernism in Wartime: Avant-Gardes, Revolutions, Poetries
A lecture by Vincent Sherry, Visiting Scholar for the McGillicuddy Humanities Center
Friday, November 16
Hill Auditorium, Barrows Hall
This event is sponsored in part by UMaine’s Center for Poetry and Poetics.
For more information, please contact Laura Cowan, 207.581.3830.
VINCENT SHERRY is the Howard Nemerov Professor of the Humanities and Chair of the English Department at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. An eminent modernist scholar, Professor Sherry writes work that is historically informed, but is open to theoretical and topical approaches, which range from the politics of aesthetics to gender and science. His works include The Great War and the Language of Modernism (2003), Modernism and the Reinvention of Decadence (2015), and most recently as Editor of the Cambridge History of Modernism (2017).