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Selected Lectures/Organized & Introduced


  1. 2006: prof. David Cowart (University of South Carolina) on American Fiction.
  2. 28 April 2008: prof. Hugh Silverman (Stony Brook University) on “Being Postmodern Plural and The Sense of the World: From Plato to The Matrix. The lecture focuses on how to think community as a singular plural in the postmodern plural as an articulation of the ‘sense of the world’ (Jean-Luc Nancy) and as demonstrated in the film The Matrix.
  3. 26 November 2008: prof. Valerie Miner, Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research (Stanford University) on “Trespass and Settlement: Crossing the Gender Frontier in the American West”.
  4. 5 May 2011: prof. Paul Levitt (University of Colorado at Boulder) on “The Narrator as Hero in The Great Gatsby.”
  5. 19 May 2011: prof. John T. Matthews, 2010-11 Fulbright Lecturer & Professor, Anglophone Literatures and Cultures, Charles University-Prague (Boston University) on “Hidden in Plain Sight: The Problem of the South in American Literary Imagination”.
  6. 3 December 2014: prof. Barbara Ladd, Winter semester Fulbright Professor, Anglophone Literatures and Cultures, Charles University-Prague (Emory University) on “Beyond the Plantation: Race and Class at the Edge of the Swamp”.
  7. 8 December 2014: prof. Victor Castellani, Associate Professor of Classics & Humanities; Chair, Dept of Languages and Literatures, University of Denver on “Tennessee Williams: The Kindness of Strangers and the Harshness of Kin”.
  8. 9 March 2015: dr. James Deutsch, Program Curator, Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage; Adjunct Professor, George Washington University, “Psychoanalytical Approaches to Folklore”.