University of Rochester

EVENT: English Department Colloquium lecture on "Mourning America: Emerson and the Guano of History," by Princeton University professor Eduardo Cadava

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 5 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 17, in the Welles-Brown Room in Rush Rhees Library on the University of Rochester River Campus

ADMISSION: Free and open to all.

February 8, 2000

The University of Rochester's English department will be hosting a lecture by Eduardo Cadava called "Mourning America: Emerson and the Guano of History," at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17, in the Welles-Brown Room in Rush Rhees Library on the University of Rochester River Campus.

Cadava, an English professor at Princeton University, is the author of Words of Light: Theses on the Photography of History, and co-editor of the book Who Comes After the Subject? He is currently involved in a project relating mourning with nationalism, and writing a book, Music on Bones, that discusses the relation between music and techniques of reproduction, memorization, and writing. Cadava is also writing a series of essays dealing with the concept of democracy.

This lecture is free and open to all.




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