On Monday, November 2, Mads R. Thomsen spoke on "Mapping Word Literature" (2:00pm, Phelps 6206C).
Mads Rosendahl Thomsen will speak on his book, Mapping World literature: International Canonization and Transnational Literatures (Bloomsbury, 2008), and will be our guest lecturer in our Proseminar in Comparative Literature. He will concentrate on chapters 3 and 4 of his book, focused on cosmopolitanism and migrant literature, and ethics and aesthetics in trauma literature.
Professor Thomsen teaches Comparative Literature at Aarhus University, Denmark. He is currently a Visiting Professor at Stanford University. Author of Mapping World Literature: International Canonization and Transnational Literature (2008), The New Human in Literature: Posthuman Visions of Changes in Body, Mind and Society (2013), and co-editor of World Literature: A Reader (2012) and The Posthuman Condition: Ethics, Aesthetics and Politics of Biotechnological Challenges (2012).
Co-sponsored by the Graduate Center for Literary Research and Comparative Literature.