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PHI BETA KAPPA Lecture with Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholar Marjorie Garber

Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 7:30pm

Decker Auditorium (Lewis Hall of Science)

PHI BETA KAPPA Lecture with Phi Beta Kappa visiting scholar Marjorie Garber

Marjorie Garber is the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of English and of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University, where she has served as director of the Humanities Center and associate dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. A member of the American Philosophical Society and a trustee of the English Institute, she is past president of the Consortium of Humanities Centers and Institutes and a continuing member of its advisory board, and has served on the board of directors of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). 

She is a scholar of Shakespeare, Renaissance literature, and contemporary culture, and has written extensively on literary and cultural theory, gender, sexuality, the arts, and intellectual life. She has published 17 books and edited seven collections of essays, including “Shakespeare After All,” a Phi Beta Kappa Christian Gauss Award winner that was chosen by Newsweek magazine as one of the five best nonfiction books in 2004. “Loaded Words” is her latest collection of essays on a range of themes. 

Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest undergraduate honors organization in the United States, and the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Program makes available distinguished scholars who visit colleges and universities with chapters of Phi Beta Kappa, including McDaniel. 

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