At Face Value: Re-thinking Surfaces

Keynote speakers: Professor Rachel Lee (UCLA), Professor Daniel Tiffany (USC)

Sir Peter: Aye, ever improving himself!--Mr. Surface, Mr. Surface...Well, well, that’s proper; and you make even your screen a source of knowledge...

Joseph Surface: Oh, yes, I find great use in that screen.

-Richard Brinsley Sheridan, The School for Scandal (IV.3)

What does it mean to take something “at face value?” Recent literary scholarship has ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
UCLA
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Friday, May 31, 2013
Event Location: 
University of California, Los Angeles
Abstract due date: 
Friday, March 1, 2013
Categories: 
American
1865-1914
20th & 21st Century
African-American
Colonial
Revolution & Early National
Transcendentalists
Gender & Sexuality
Genre & Form
Adventure & Travel Writing
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