Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

Jerome McGann Lecture

A lecture by world-leading scholar, Jerome McGann, in which he considers the value of the humanities in relation to the STEM disciplines.

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)

Category: Public Lectures and Seminars: Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Date:
Time: 6pm
Location: Learning Zone, UCC Library
Target Audience: All welcome
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Professor Claire Connolly
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