Panelists discuss Hayden White’s perspective on “professional history."
Is critical theory today a recognizable genre/style of thinking/writing?
Catherine Malabou delivers the last of three Wellek lectures at the University of California, Irvine.
How Cervantes's novella is reconfigured as Thomas Middleton's play, and the varying modes of cognition negotiated by this adaptation.
Why debt and its remedies look different in the classroom and on the street.
How a controversial Cervantes story and its French version help us reimagine early modern religion as circulation and mediation rather than sacralization
The glamour of servitude in today's gilded age of privilege and celebrity worship.
The search for love in Cavafy's written life.
If we want to do sociology of literature, let’s get away from texts for a bit.
Before announcing the death of poetry, look at the numbers. Poems circulate widely in U.S. popular culture.
Some reflections on Alphabet, Inc. and a suggestion that modernist architect Adolf Loos would be totally into Soylent.