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Nicholas Birns, The Marginal and the Universal: Ellison’s Invisible Man and Nguyen’s The Sympathizer

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 11:00 AM | Whitridge Room for members only | $60 for the set of four sessions | registration required

Ralph Ellison and Viet Thanh Nguyen both treat marginal experience as potentially universal to create masterworks of epic scope and astonishing innovation.

Nicholas Birns is on the faculty at New York University, School of Professional Studies, where he teaches courses on Australian literature, Victorian fiction, post-1900 American and British fiction, literary theory, Shakespeare, and the history of literary genres and traditions.

This seminar takes place over four Wednesdays:
September 18
October 16
November 13
December 11
all at 11:00 AM in the Whitridge Room.