Keynote Speaker: Eric Lott
Thu, September 24, 2009 • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM • GEA 105
American Studies Graduate Student Conference
This year, Dr. Eric Lott will serve as our keynote speaker. Dr. Lott is professor of English and Cultural Studies at the University of Virginia, and the author of the books Love and Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class (1993), The Disappearing Liberal Intellectual (2006), and Tangled Up in Blue: The Cultural Contradictions of American Racism (forthcoming). His essays have appeared in journals including New Literary History, Representations, Minnesota Review, and Criticism, among others.
Further information on Dr. Lott and his work is available via his profile at the UVA web site.
Sponsored by: Department of American Studies, College of Liberal Arts, Department of English, Americo Paredes Center for Cultural Studies, Department of Radio Television Film, Center for Asian American Studies, Department of History, American Literary Group