World-leading humanities scholar, Professor Jerome McGann, to lecture at UCC

12 May 2015
‘Truth and Method: Humanities Scholarship as a Science of Exceptions’, Learning Zone, UCC Library, 6pm, 22nd May
The School of English is delighted to announce a guest lecture by world-leading humanities scholar Professor Jerome McGann, whose writings have redefined our understanding of textuality and its relation to history. Professor McGann is the John Stewart Bryan Professor at the University of Virginia.
A founder and former director of  NINES (Networked Infrastructure for Nineteenth-Century Electronic Scholarship , Professor McGann is a leading theorist of the digital humanities. His online editions include  The Complete Writings and Pictures of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. A Hypermedia Research Archive .
Among many influential books and essays, Professor McGann has published  The   Romantic   Ideology  (University of Chicago Press, 1983);  Poetics of Sensibility (Oxford University Press, 1996);  Byron and Romanticism  (Cambridge University Press, 2002);  Radiant Textuality: Literature Since the World Wide Web (Palgrave, 2001). Recent books include  The Poet Edgar Allan Poe: Alien Angel  (Harvard University Press, 2014) and  A New Republic of Letters. Memory and Scholarship in the Age of Digital Reproduction  (Harvard University Press, 2014)

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