The Calamity Form -- Centre for Poetic Innovation
Dr Anahid Nersessian (UCLA, University of California) will be discussing romantic poetry drawing on Marxim and philosophy of science
Anahid Nersessian is Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles, where her research and teaching focus on Romanticism, poetry and poetics, and the history of literary criticism. Her first book, Utopia, Limited: Romanticism and Adjustment was published by Harvard University Press in 2015, and her second, The Calamity Form: On Poetry and Social Life, by the University of Chicago Press in 2020. A short book of experimental criticism called Keats's Odes: A Lover's Discourse, will be out in February 2021. Her writing has appeared in places like Critical Inquiry, PMLA, New Literary History, MLQ, ELH, Public Books, and the Los Angeles Review of Books, and she founded and co-edits the Thinking Literature series at the University of Chicago Press. For more information visit www.anahidnersessian.com.