"What Now? Some Thoughts on Poetry and Prediction”
Join us on March 24th for a lecture entitled "What Now? Some Thoughts on Poetry and Prediction” by 2020 Spector lecturer Jeff Dolven.
Date: March 24th, 2020
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 PM
Location: Wendy Patrick Room, 118 Wilson Hall
Jeff Dolven, Professor of English at Princeton University, teaches poetry and poetics, especially of the English Renaissance. He has written three books of criticism, Scenes of Instruction (Chicago 2007), Senses of Style (Chicago 2018), and the admittedly hasty Take Care (Cabinet 2017), as well as essays on a variety of subjects, including Renaissance metrics, Edmund Spenser, Shakespeare’s reading, Fairfield Porter, and player pianos. His poems have appeared in magazines and journals in the US and the UK and in a volume, Speculative Music (Sarabande 2013). He is also an editor-at-large at Cabinet magazine, and was the founding director of Princeton’s Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in the Humanities (IHUM) and acting chair of the English Department in 2018-19.