Talking American Literature and Culture: “Experimental: Language Writing, Two Whales, and a Dream of the Future”
- Date: –17:00
- Location: Zoom meeting: https://uu-se.zoom.us/j/67020387033
- Lecturer: Natalia Cecire (Senior Lecturer in American Literature, University of Sussex)
- Organiser: Department of English, Uppsala University
- Contact person: Daniel Kane
The Cold War produced two prominent literary discourses of futurity:“experimental” writing and science fiction. Considering them together via a collocation in 1980s San Francisco, this talk analyzes the investments in epistemic virtue that animated these formally disparate modes for imagining languages of the future.