American Studies Colloquium (Conference/Workshop/Seminar)
Rachel Nolan (English) will give a talk entitled "Production, Reproduction, and Provisional Reading in Progressive-Era Women's Narratives: 'A cool and deliberate sort of madness,'" which considers the story of Sara Koten, a Jewish immigrant woman who murdered her employer after her accusation that he sexually assaulted her was dismissed by the courts. Koten's story proliferated--through sensational newspaper stories, through court filings, and through a realist play. Nolan's talk will consider how contemporary scholars should consider and understand this proliferation of competing accounts.
Memorial Union, Room of Nations
English Department, Cosgrove Seminar and AHSS
Professor Gordon Fraser firstname.lastname@example.org
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