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Forms

Why do we not see these linking forms all around us?

Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species

I’m interested in the forms of narrative that climate science has generated. It’s an epic story, of course, with a million authors.

Ian McEwan, Solar

Guest lecture by Erin James (University of Idaho)

"Narrative in the Anthropocene."
March 27, 2018
14:00-15:30, Blandijn, Large meeting room (third floor)

Guest lecture by Jon Hegglund (Washington State University)

"'The problem with people who aren’t human': Anthropomorphism, Posthumanism, and Fictional Character."
December 4, 2017
17:00-18:30, Blandijn, Faculty Room (first floor)

Guest lecture by Ben De Bruyn (Maastricht University)

"Ecowar Fiction and Submarine Aesthetics"
November 9, 2017
11:00-12:30, Blandijn, Faculty Room (first floor)

New article on Michel Faber's Under the Skin

Marco Caracciolo, "'Murky Mercy': Michel Faber’s Under the Skin and the Difficulty of Reality"
College Literature, Volume 44, Number 4, Fall 2017, pp. 591-614

Read the article here (Project MUSE; requires a subscription)