Great New Books in the Humanities: New Directions in Comparative Literature

September 11, 2013

Moderated by Jacques Lezra, Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, Comparative Literature at NYU, this event featured brief presentations about each book and an exclusive Q&A session with the authors.

Books featured:

  • Against World Literature: On the Politics of Untranslatability by Emily Apter
  • Lessons in Secular Criticism by Stathis Gourgouris
  • Security by John Hamilton
  • The Human Snapshot by Thomas Keenan

This event was hosted by The Humanities Initiative at NYU and the NYU department of Comparative Literature.