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Van Burd Memorial Lecture

Van Burd Memorial Lecture


Jordan S. Carroll

“Theory of the Obscene"

Thursday, November 4, 2021

4:30p.m. via zoom

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Thursday, November 4, 2021
4:30pm EST

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Jordan S. Carroll is a Visiting Assistant Professor of English at the University of Puget Sound. He is the author of Reading the Obscene: Transgressive Editors and the Class Politics of US Literature (Stanford UP, 2021), and his work has appeared in American LiteratureTwentieth-Century LiteraturePost45, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. He also co-edited the "Weird Temporalities" issue of Studies in the Fantastic with Alison Sperling, and he is currently working on a second book, Speculative Whiteness: Race, Science Fiction, and the Alt-Right.