Writers@Grinnell Welcomes John Garrison on Thurs., Feb. 7, 2019 at 8 p.m.
Time: 8 p.m.
Date: Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019
Place: Faulconer Gallery, Bucksbaum
Book release celebration and reading by Grinnell College English Professor John Garrison, who will read from his newly published book, Shakespeare and the Afterlife.
John Garrison’s teaching focuses on the literature and culture of the English Renaissance, with a specialization on the work of Shakespeare. His areas of expertise include English literature before 1700; gender and sexuality studies; memory studies; and queer theory. Professor Garrison is the author of Friendship and Queer Theory in the Renaissance (2014), Glass (2015), Shakespeare at Peace (co-authored with Kyle Pivetti, 2019), and Shakespeare and the Afterlife (2018). He is also co-editor of two essay collections, Sexuality and Memory in Early Modern England: Literature and the Erotics of Recollection (2015) and Making Milton: Writing, Publication, Reception (forthcoming).