Communication, Computation and the Icon-Novel

Mon October 25th 2021, 5:00 - 6:30pm

You are cordially invited to attend the last lecture in the Comparative Literature Fall Lecture Series:

“Communication, Computation, and the Icon-Novel”

 Aarthi Vadde, Duke University

 Aarthi Vadde is Associate Professor of English at Duke University.  Her research areas include comparative modernisms, contemporary literature, and computational culture.  She is at work on a book manuscript entitled “We the Platform: Contemporary Literature after Web 2.0.”  She is the author of Chimeras of Form: Modernist Internationalism beyond Europe (NY: Columbia UP, 2016; 2018 Harry Levin Prize), the co-editor of The Critic as Amateur (Bloomsbury 2019), and the co-editor of an open-access cluster of essays on “Web 2.0 and Literary Criticism” (Post45).  In 2021, she joined the editorial team of the eleventh edition of The Norton Anthology of English Literature, and will be co-editing Vol. F: The Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries.  Her scholarly articles have appeared in Comparative LiteratureModernism/ModernityNew Literary History, NOVEL, and PMLA amongst others.  She is also the co-host of the podcast Novel Dialogue.