(Canceled due to illness) Professor Stephen J. Burn presents "Neuroscience and the Mind of the American Novel"
The Rhodes College Department of English Lecture Series welcomes to campus Dr. Stephen J. Burn who is Associate Professor of English at Northern Michigan University. His teaching specialties include European Modernism, American Literature and The Contemporary Novel. Professor Burn completed a PhD at the University of Durham in 2001, concentrating on the encyclopedic novel. He is the author of David Foster Wallace′s Infinite Jest: A Reader′s Guide (Continuum, 2003), Jonathan Franzen at the End of Postmodernism (Continuum, 2008), and co-editor of Intersections: Essays on Richard Powers (Dalkey Archive Press, 2008). The title of his lecture is "Neuroscience and the Mind of the American Novel". This event is free and open to the public.