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Public Lecture: Miller Oberman and Nahir Otano Gracia, “Old/Middle/Now”
March 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Pasts and Futures of English: two days of workshops, lectures and discussion with Miller Oberman and Nahir Otaño Gracia, Wednesday and Thursday, March 27-28, 2019, also including a poetry reading event at A Room of One’s Own, and lunch conversation with the department’s Inclusive Pedagogies Working Group, all the details can be found on our website: https://pastsfuturesenglish.wordpress.com/.
Miller is a poet and translator who teaches at the New School in NYC and whose first collection The Unstill Ones (Princeton UP, 2017) brings together original poems and translations from Old English poetry within a framework of a queer translation practice.
Nahir is an assistant professor of early British literature at Beloit College, a scholar of global medieval literature focusing on translation, medievalism in the Caribbean, the global North Atlantic, and critical identity studies, and an active member of Medievalists of Color and contributor to the group’s public discourse page.