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Literature Matters: Seventeenth-Century Cabinets of Curiosities and Why an English Professor Studies Them
Posted on 2017-11-29 in Events
Dec 6, 2017
Join Brent Nelson for this Literature Matters talk
Talks by members of the Department of English
Seventeenth-Century Cabinets of Curiosities and Why an English Professor Studies Them
by Brent Nelson, PhD
Wednesday, Dec. 06
Grace-Westminster United Church (Social Hall, 505 10th Street East)
This talk will introduce the cabinet of curiosities, precursor of the modern museum, and will examine how writers in this period (taking John Donne as an example) engaged this culture of collecting and reflected changing notions of curiosity on the cusp of the modern era.
Sage Hill Summer Reading Series!
Posted on 2018-07-16
Join Sage Hill faculty and workshop participants at St. Peter’s College for readings by our summer faculty.
Summer Reading-- Jeanette Lynes' New Novel Hot off the Press!
Posted on 2018-05-30
Lynes' second novel set to launch on June 27, 7 pm, at McNally Robinson
Does Tomorrow Ever Die?: Reading Literature as Franchise or, Predicting the End of James Bond
Posted on 2018-05-02
Must James Bond die? Elyn Achtymichuk-Hardy offers dire predictions about the fate of the Bond franchise.