Fat Books Lecture Series
Fat Books: How Size Matters
A Georgetown University lecture series exploring the role of length in books. Please download the poster here.
Olga Meerson (Slavic) on
"What Is So Art About Russia's Loose, Baggy Monsters?" 12 noon, October 25, 2012, ICC 462.
Emily Francomano (Spanish and Portuguese) on
"Slim Volumes Become Wide" 12 noon, November 30, 2012, ICC 462.
Alexander Sens (Classics) on
"Fat Ladies: Callimachus' Aetia and Hellenistic Poetics" 12 noon, February 21, 2013.
Philip Kafalas (East Asian) on
“Cosmic Intrusions in Three Kingdoms and The Story of the Stone”
12 noon, March 14, 2013.
Peter C. Pfeiffer (German) on
“The Boredom of Fat Books: Adalbert Stifter's Der Nachsommer (Indian Summer)"
4 p.m., April 18, 2013 (reception following)
Except April lecture, light lunch provided with rsvp to email@example.com.
Locations, updates, abstracts etc. at www.german.georgetown.edu (click on events)
Co-sponsored by the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics and the Department of German; conceived and organized by Peter C. Pfeiffer
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