Lecture: Why Read?
Date: April 2 2009 Location: Council Chamber, Templeton Campus Center
Council Chamber, Templeton Campus Center
A prize winning scholar, Mark Edmundson has published a number of works of literary and cultural criticism including Teacher: The One Who Made the Difference, Why Read?, Nightmare on Main Street and Literature Against Philosophy: Plato to Derrida. He has written for Raritan, the New Republic, the New York Times Magazine, the Nation, and Harper’s where he is a contributing editor. Mark Edmundson is NEH/Daniels Family Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Virginia.