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Fictions of America: A Conversation on Firsts

February 24, 2021 | 6:00 pm7:30 pm EST

Join Ulrich Baer and Smaran Dayal as they discuss their co-edited anthology, “Fictions of America: The Book of Firsts”

Join Ulrich Baer (Director, NYU Center for the Humanities) and Smaran Dayal (Ph.D. candidate in Comparative Literature, NYU) as they discuss their co-edited anthology, Fictions of America: The Book of Firsts. Fictions of America presents “first” literary works that broke barriers, inaugurated new traditions, and prove that the imagination of diverse authors was one of the most powerful forces in shaping our nation. Moderated by Nicholas Boggs (Clinical Assistant Professor of English, NYU)

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