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Friday Forum for Graduate Research: Whitney Devos

January 29, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm  |  Humanities 1, Room 202


Whiney DevosWhitney Devos

“After Lives, After Palimpsests: Aimé Césaire & Claudia Rankine’s (Caribbean) ‘American Lyrics’ “

My project seeks to frame certain forms of poetry as attempts at experimental, non-linear historiography, examining the ways in which lyric and documentary impulses—so often pitted against one another critically—are intertwined from the inception of documentary poetics, an
emerging multi-genre’d genre I read as quintessentially “American”: North, South, and Central.


Friday Forum Winter 2015 Schedule

Fridays, 12:30 – 2:00pm
Humanities 1, Room 202

A weekly interdisciplinary colloquium series for sharing graduate research across the humanities. Join us for light refreshments and weekly presentations by your fellow graduate students.

January 15- James Beneda, Politics
January 22- Alex Moore, HAVC
January 29- Whitney Devos, Literature
February 5- Sophia Magnone, Literature
February 12- Andrei Tcacenco, History
February 19- Amanda Reyes, History & Consciousness
February 26- Keith Spencer, Literature
March 4- Laura Harrison, Sociology
March 11- Bristol Cave La-Costa, History


January 29, 2016
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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