Vortrag: “Strong or Weak Theory? Reading Modern Magazines”

Ein Vortrag von Professor Ian Afflerbach (University of North Georgia)

Wann: 06. Juni 2019, 18-20 Uhr
Wo: Philosophicum, P 109a


This talk examines debates about methods in modernist periodical studies and the digital humanities, focusing on recent conversations about “strong” and “weak” theories of reading. In doing so, the talk would draw on examples from my experience with journals like Partisan ReviewThe Dial, and Astounding Stories, describing the benefits (and complexities) of conducting research with these journals, as well as teaching with them – a vital benefit of periodical studies that we too often exclude