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‘Neoliberalism and American Literature’ (University College Dublin)
February 20, 2015 @ 8:00 am - February 21, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Clinton Institute for American Studies, University College Dublin, February 20-21, 2015
Elizabeth Maddock Dillon (Northeastern University)
Liam Kennedy (University College Dublin)
Walter Benn Michaels (University of Illinois at Chicago)
Donald Pease (Dartmouth College)
Stephen Shapiro (Warwick University)
How has American literature responded to the political, economic and cultural dominance of neoliberalism? What does neoliberalism mean for practices of writing, reading, and selling books? This conference will focus on the production, form and consumption of literature under conditions of neoliberalism.
The conference will take place at the UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies. Their website will feature further details about the conference, see www.ucdclinton.ie