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Dessert Lecture Series

Each semester, the European Cultural Studies program invites a renowned guest speaker to campus to present their work to Brandeis students and faculty.

Upcoming ECS Lemon Cake lecture

Publishing World Literature in the Age of Nationalism

April 15, 2019, 5-7pm, Shiffman 219


Meike G. Werner (Vanderbilt University)


The presentation explores the role of modernist publishers in shaping the cultural space of national identity, politics, and intellectual life.  By focusing on the publishing of world literatures, this paper shows their very different, if not competing visions of a European modernism in the German context.

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