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Department of English Lecture Series: Werner Sollors

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Published on Oct 1, 2010

Werner Sollors is the Henry B. and Anne M. Cabot Professor of English Literature and Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University. His major publications include Beyond Ethnicity: Consent and Descent in American Literature and Culture; Neither Black Nor White Yet Both: Thematic Explorations of Interracial Literature; and a book-length contribution on "Ethnic Modernism" in Sacvan Bercovitch's Cambridge History of American Literature. With Greil Marcus he wrote Ethnic Modernism and A New Literary History of America.

Sollors is the recipient of a 1981 Guggenheim Fellowship and the Constance Rourke award for the best essay in American Quarterly in 1990. In 2000 he was elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; he is also a corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and of the Bayerische Amerika-Akademie. His talk is entitled "The Rise of Ethnic Modernism in the US, 1910-1950."

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