Etsy to speak on Occidentalism in 20th-century literature
Posted October 23, 2012; 04:42 p.m.
Jed Etsy, a professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, will speak on "Occidentalism: Conrad, Nabakov and the Open Society" at the 20th century colloquium at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in McCosh Hall, Room 40. A reception in the Thorp Library will follow the presentation. The 2012-13 graduate-student colloquia series, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the English Department and includes seven major fields of literary interest: American, contemporary poetry, Postcolonial, Renaissance, 18th-century and Romantic studies, Victorian, and 20th century.