5/22 DFLL Faculty Colloquium – Sanders Creasy


Title: James Clarence Mangan, Irish Orientalism, and Other-World Literature

Speaker: Prof. Sanders Creasy (National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University)

Moderator: Prof. Lilith Acadia王莉思助理教授 (National Taiwan University)

Time: 15:30~17:00, Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Venue: 1F DFLL Conference Room, Gallery of University History, NTU (臺大校史館1樓外文系會議室)

Bio: CFS Creasy is Assistant Professor in the Department of Foreign Languges and Literatures at National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University in Taiwan. After earning his doctorate at the University of California, Berkeley in the English Department and the Program in Critical Theory, he was a Tsinghua-Michigan Fellow in the University of Michigan Society of Fellows. His research and teaching interests range across 18th–20th-century European and Anglophone literatures (especially British, Irish, American, and French); the history of the novel; modernist and Victorian literatures; theory and philosophy; textual and genetic criticism. He has published on Gustave Flaubert in Novel: A Forum on Fiction and on Djuna Barnes in Modern Philology. An English translation of, and critical introduction to, a variant manuscript fragment from Franz Kafka’s “A Hunger-Artist,” is forthcoming in PMLA. He is currently revising his first monograph, Not All There: Scandal and the Material Text of the Novel, 1856–1959, and is researching another, tentatively entitled Another Day in Purgatory: Other-World Literature in Ireland, 1800–1950.