Please join the Comparative Literature Graduate Student Organization on Friday, November 30th at 6:00 P.M. for a talk by Hannah Freed-Thall titled Ecologies of Close Reading.
The talk will be held in the Great Room, on the first floor of 19 University Place. Refreshments will be provided. Please join us and invite anyone interested, for a talk and discussion that will be engaging and generative.
Hannah Freed-Thall is Assistant Professor of French Literature, Thought and Culture at NYU. Previously, she was Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Brown University, and she has held postdoctoral fellowships in the Princeton Society of Fellows and the Brown Pembroke Center. Her first book, Spoiled Distinctions: Aesthetics and the Ordinary in French Modernism (NY: Oxford, 2015) was awarded the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone Studies and the Modernist Studies Association Prize for a First Book, and designated a Choice Outstanding Academic Title. She is currently researching a new book project on modernist ecological thought.