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Wednesday, 28 February 2024
  • Black History Month (February 1-28)

    Wednesday, 28 February 2024

Friday, 1 March 2024
  • Women's History Month (March 1-31)

    Friday, 1 March 2024

Friday, 15 March 2024
  • Science Fusion in Contemporary Mexican Literature, by Brian T. Chandler

    Friday, 15 March 2024

    Science Fusion draws on new materialist theory to analyze the relationship between science and literature in contemporary works of fiction, poetry, and theater from Mexico. In this deft new study, Brian Chandler examines how a range of contemporary Mexican writers “fuse” science and literature in their work to rethink what it means to be human in an age of climate change, mass extinctions, interpersonal violence, femicide, and social injustice. Read more.

Sunday, 31 March 2024
  • Women's History Month (March 1-31)

    Sunday, 31 March 2024

Monday, 1 April 2024
  • National Poetry Month (April 1-30)

    Monday, 1 April 2024

    Each year the month of April is set aside as National Poetry Month, a time to celebrate poets and their craft. Various events are held throughout the month by the Academy of American Poets and other poetry organizations.

Friday, 12 April 2024
  • The Part and the Whole in Early American Literature, Print Culture, and Art, edited by Matthew Pethers and Daniel Diez Couch

    Friday, 12 April 2024

    The essays in this pathbreaking collection consider the significance of varied early American fragmentary genres and practices—from diaries and poetry, to almanacs and commonplace books, to sermons and lists, to Indigenous ruins and other material shards and fragments—often overlooked by critics in a scholarly privileging of the “whole.” Read more.

Tuesday, 30 April 2024
  • National Poetry Month (April 1-30)

    Tuesday, 30 April 2024

    Each year the month of April is set aside as National Poetry Month, a time to celebrate poets and their craft. Various events are held throughout the month by the Academy of American Poets and other poetry organizations.

Friday, 17 May 2024
  • Contemporary Francophone African Plays: An Anthology, edited by Judith G. Miller with Sylvie Chalaye

    Friday, 17 May 2024

    Bringing together in English translation eleven Francophone African plays dating from 1970 to 2021, this essential collection includes satirical portraits of colonizers and their collaborators (Bernard Dadié’s Béatrice du Congo; Sony Labou Tansi’s I, Undersigned, Cardiac Case; Sénouvo Agbota Zinsou’s We’re Just Playing) alongside contemporary works questioning diasporic identity and cultural connections (Koffi Kwahulé’s SAMO: A Tribute to Basquiat and Penda Diouf’s Tracks, Trails, and Traces…). Read more.