Werner Sollors, “The Temptation of Despair: Tales of the 1940s”

Event Date: Wednesday, April 16
Event Time: 6:00 PM

Werner Sollors - The Temptation of Despair

sollorsProfessor Werner Sollors presents his forthcoming book, The Temptation of Despair: Tales of the 1940s (2014) on Wednesday, April 16th at 6pm. Responses will be given by Professors Janet Halley and Henry Rosovsky.

Prof. Sollors, who is the Henry B. and Anne M. Cabot Professor of English Literature and Professor of African and African American Studies, has taught at Harvard since 1983. Some of his other publications include Beyond Ethnicity: Consent and Descent in American Literature and Culture (1986), Neither Black nor White yet Both: Thematic Explorations of Interracial Literature (1997), and Ethnic Modernism (2008).

This event will take place in Sever Hall Room 113, and will also be live-streamed online, at this link.

Please view the Mahindra Humanities Center website for more details.