We are pleased to announce that
, Elizabeth H. Monrad Professor of Christian Studies at the Harvard Divinity School, will give the 2015 Comp Lit Major's Choice Lecture,
'Oh Make Me Real!: Death and Desire in Henry Adams
Thursday, April 16th at 6:30 PM in the Great Room (1st Floor, 19 University Place).
Please join us for this exciting event! No RSVP necessary.
Professor Amy Hollywood is the author of
The Soul as Virgin Wife: Mechthild of Magdeburg, Marguerite Porete, and Meister Eckhart
(University of Notre Dame Press, 1995), which received the Otto Grundler Prize for the best book in medieval studies from the International Congress of Medieval Studies;
Sensible Ecstasy: Mysticism, Sexual Difference, and the Demands of History
(University of Chicago Press, 2002); and, forthcoming from Columbia University Press,
Acute Melancholia and Other Essays
. She is also the co-editor, with Patricia Beckman, of
The Cambridge Companion to Christian Mysticism
(2012). Professor Hollywood is currently exploring the place of the mystical, often redescribed as enthusiasm, within modern philosophy, theology, and poetry.
For more information, see the event