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Elizabeth Cullingford, Chair CAL 226, Mailcode B5000, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4991

Language Lessons in Lillian Hellman's THE CHILDREN'S HOUR

Thu, February 24, 2011 • 5:00 PM • PAR 203

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Lecture by Alan Ackerman, Associate Professor of English at the University of Toronto and editor of MODERN DRAMA.

Alan Ackerman is Associate Professor of English at the University of  Toronto.  He is the author of The Portable Theatre: American  Literature and the Nineteenth-Century Stage (The Johns Hopkins UP, 1999), Seeing Things: From Shakespeare to Pixar (U of Toronto P,  forthcoming 2011), and Just Words: Lillian Hellman, Mary McCarthy, and  the Failure of Public Conversation in America (Yale UP, forthcoming  2011).  He also co-edited the collection Against Theatre: Creative  Destructions on the Modernist Stage (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2006).  He is  the editor of the journal Modern Drama.

For more information, please contact David Kornhaber.

Sponsored by: The Department of English


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