Romanticism, Now and Then

April 20-21, 2018

This intensive two-day workshop will bring together literary historians, musicologists, and art historians to reflect on the present, past, and future of Romanticism, as an interpretive project and a field of interdisciplinary inquiry. Hosted by New Literary History and the Institute of the Humanities & Global Cultures at the University of Virginia, the workshop begins with opening remarks on Friday, April 20 at 1:00, and concludes with a discussion on Saturday, April 21, from 5:00-5:30. The event is free and open to the public.

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Recomposing the Humanities with Bruno Latour

September 18, 2015

New Literary History gratefully acknowledges the support of the Clay Foundation and the Center of Global Inquiry and Innovation in making this conference possible.

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Workshop on Postcritical Interpretation

October 31 - November 1, 2014


Interpretation and its Rivals

September 19-20, 2013

Is interpretation a limited and historically specific practice that is now in decline? Or, at a time when the humanities are under attack, should we defend interpretation as lying at the very heart of what we do?

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The State of Postcolonial Studies

December 3, 2010


The State of American Studies

April 9, 2010