Romantic Exile and Transnational Celebrity

Thursday, May 2, 2019
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM (ET)
Dinand Library Levis Browsing Room
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Lecture - Speaker
Elise Saad
English Department

Omar Miranda, assistant professor of English at the University of San Francisco, will give a lecture tracing the origins of political celebrity and its links to political exile. Examining points of connection among Francisco de Miranda, Germaine de Staël, and Lord Byron, Miranda demonstrates the ways in which a new kind of public visibility resulted from cross-cultural and transnational exchanges. 

Open to the Public

Categories: English,Diversity and Inclusion,Latin American and Latino Studies,Political Science,Sociology and Anthropology,Center for Interdisciplinary Studies

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