Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Liberalism as Secular Comedy

Tomorrow: Public Lecture
Liberalism as Secular Comedy
John McGowan

Thursday, October 4

5:15pm Hardin Hall

Rebecca Crown Center 633 Clark Street

John McGowan is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His scholarly interests include democratic theory and its relationship to postmodernism, the intellectual and the university in our time, and theories and practices of representation. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including Democracy's Children: Intellectuals and the Rise of Cultural Politics, and Hannah Arendt: An Introduction, and he is a co-editor of The Norton Anthology of Literary Theory and Criticism. McGowan is a founding and active member of UNC's Program in Cultural Studies. The lecture is sponsored by the Center for Global Culture and Communication, the Program in Rhetoric and Public Culture/Department of Communication Studies, the Department of English, and the WCAS Liberalism Reading Group.

For more information, please contact Matt deTar.