Mary Louise Pratt

Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Event Location: 
International Commons
1117 UCC
Iowa City, IA 52242

The Contemporary Literary & Film Theory, and the Circulating Cultures Working Groups are hosting Mary Louise Pratt, former president of the Modern Language Association and a leading cultural theorist.   Pratt will deliver the Sixth Charles A. Hale Lecture, titled "Linked In, Left Out, Uplifted, Downloaded: The Ecology of Language in a Globalizing World" which is sponsored by the Latin American Studies Program and co-sponsored by the Obermann Center.