English Department Speaker Series: Ryan Coogan of Liverpool John Moores University

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Engleman Hall - Room D253

The English Department Speaker Series Presents

"The toy/ become the aesthetic archetype": Mina Loy and the Material Word

Ryan Coogan is a Ph.D. English literature student and graduate teaching assistant at Liverpool John Moores University. His current research explores the role of materiality in the literary and visual works of five 20th century poets who also engage with the visual arts.

In particular, his thesis examines key poems, art works and performances by Mina Loy, Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, Susan Howe, Joan Retallack and Paula Claire.
Ryan is currently co-teaching Modern and Contemporary American Poetry (ENG 366) with Associate Professor Charles Baraw in the SCSU English Department as part of an international exchange with Liverpool John Moores University.

The next event in the Speaker Series will be Wednesday November 30, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Susan Howe @ Southern: A Conversation about Poetry & Poetics.

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Engleman Hall - Room D253
Fitch Street
New Haven, CT 06515


Charles Baraw

Phone: (203) 392-7633