Mark Edmundson Lecture: Why Read?
April 02, 2009
Thursday, April 2, 2009
7:30pm Council Chambers
A prize winning scholar, Mark Edmundson has published a number of works of literary and cultural criticism including Teacher: The One Who Made the Difference, Why Read?, Nightmare on Main Street and Literature Against Philosophy, Plato to Derrida. He has written for Raritan, the New Republic, the New York Times Magazine, the Nation, and Harper’s where he is a contributing editor. Mark Edmundson is NEH/Daniels Family Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Virginia.
Co-sponsored by the Offices of the President, the Provost, and the Dean of the College, and by Exploration and Discovery.