Speaker/Performer: Thomas Connolly, Yale University
Thomas Connolly is Associate Professor in the Department of French at Yale University, where he specializes in nineteenth- and twentieth-century French and francophone poetry. He studied at Oxford University and the École normale supérieure, before obtaining his PhD in Comparative Literature from Harvard University. He is the author of Paul Celan’s Unfinished Poetics: Readings in the Sous-Oeuvre (Legenda, 2018), and is the special editor of a double issue of Yale French Studies (Yale University Press, 2020) entitled North African Poetry in French. He is currently writing a book called After the Image, which proposes an aesthetic and poetic genealogy of modern Maghrebi poetry in French.
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