SBU professors Celia Marshik and Sue Bottigheimer will be the featured speakers at the University Libraries Writers Series program on Tuesday, March 22 from 1-2 p.m. Only a few spaces remain for this popular series, so please RSVP to reserve seating.
Celia Marshik: “An Epidemic of Fancy Dress: Representations of Costume in Modernist and Popular Literature”
Dr. Marshik is professor and chair of the English Department. She is the author of British Modernism and Censorship and the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Culture. Her talk is taken from her forthcoming book, Thinking Clothing: Modernism, Middlebrow and the Strange Life of British Garments, which will be published in summer 2016.
Ruth (Sue) Bottigheimer: “The Europeanness of the Arabian Nights”
Dr. Bottigheimer, Research Professor in the Department of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies at Stony Brook University, is a leading historian of European fairy tales. She completed her doctorate in German Literature and Language at Stony Brook University. Her most recent book is titled Magic Tales and Fairy Tale Magic from Ancient Egypt to the Italian Renaissance, and she is presently researching the European components of the Arabian Nights.
Location: Special Collections Seminar Room, E-2340 (second floor), Melville Library.
Upcoming on Tuesday, May 3 at 2 p.m.: visiting faculty member and best-selling author Naomi Wolf to discuss “Victorian Sexualities.”
For more information, directions, and contact information, please visit: http://guides.library.stonybrook.edu/writersseries.
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