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Edmund S. and Nathalie Rumowicz Annual Lecture & Maritime Essay Awards Ceremony

Archipelagic Thinking and the Borderwaters: A US-Eccentric View

A lecture by Brian Rusell Roberts, Associate Profesor of  English and Director of American Studies, Brigham Young University.

Brian Russell Roberts, Associate Professor of English at Brigham Young University, will discuss his current book project. He is the author of Artistic Ambassadors: Literary and International Representation of the New Negro Era (2013), co-editor of Indonesian Notebook: A Sourcebook on Richard Wright and the Bandung Conference (2016), and co-editor of Archipelagic American Studies (2017) a volume of essays that departs from conventional narratives of the United States and the Americas as constituted by and accountable to an assemblage of interconnected islands, archipelagos, shorelines, continents, seas, and oceans.

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Swan Hall, Hoffman Room
60 Upper College Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA

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Special Event, Lecture


College of Arts and Sciences, English Department




Free and Open to the Public

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Martha Elena Rojas

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