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Gauss Seminars in Criticism: Hortense Spillers

Hortense Spillers, Emerita at Vanderbilt University

Tue, 10/25 · 5:00 pm7:00 pm EDT ·

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The Humanities Council’s Fall 2022 Gauss Seminars in Criticism will be presented by Hortense Spillers (Emerita, Vanderbilt University), will comprise a public lecture on Tuesday, October 25 and a seminar on Wednesday, October 26.

Hortense J. Spillers is an American literary critic, Black Feminist scholar and the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor Emerita at Vanderbilt University. A scholar of the African diaspora, Spillers is known for her essays on African-American literature, collected in Black, White, and In Color: Essays on American Literature and Culture, published by the University of Chicago Press in 2003, and Comparative American Identities: Race, Sex, and Nationality in the Modern Text, a collection edited by Spillers published by Routledge in 1991.

Tuesday,  October 25 at 5:00 PM Location TBD

Public Lecture:  TBD


Wednesday, October 26 at 12:00 PM — Location TBA

Seminar: TBD

RSVP required for this lunch seminar, which is open only to members of the Princeton University community. To reserve a spot, please email both Andrew Cole (acole@princeton.edu) and Jeannine Matt Pitarresi (jp16@princeton.edu). The location will be communicated to all registrants several days before the seminar.

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