On Thursday, November 19 at 2pm, Professor Sarah Wasserman will deliver a talk about her new book The Death of Things: Ephemera and the American Novel. The virtual event is hosted by ASAP (Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present). She will be joined by Dan Sinykin, author of American Literature and the Long Downturn: Neoliberal Apocalypse, in a conversation moderated by Kinohi Nishikawa.
Please visit this link on the day of the event to join: https://udel.zoom.us/j/94633031238 (password: ASAP).
More on The Death of Things: Sarah Wasserman delivers the first comprehensive study addressing the role ephemera played in twentieth-century fiction and its relevance to contemporary digital culture. Creating an alternate literary history of the twentieth century, The Death of Things delivers an insightful and idiosyncratic journey through objects that were once vital but are now forgotten.