Literary Studies Speakers Series Event: Jonathan Gross

Professor Jonathan Gross continues the English Department’s Literary Studies Speakers Series.

On Tuesday, October 13 between 4:15 and 5:45 in Arts and Letters Hall 310 Professor Gross will present “‘Imputed Madness’ in Byron’s ‘The lament of Tasso.'” There will be FREE PIZZA!

Professor Gross teaches courses in English romanticism, 19th Century Literature and world Literature. His interests lie in transatlantic literature, specifically the conjunction of liberal modes of thought with literary writing, whether in the work of Lord Byron, Madame de Stael, Thomas Jefferson, or William Hazlitt. He has edited novels, letters, and poems by aristocratic women of the Regency period; including Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, Lady Melbourne, and Anne Dammer. In 2014, he recieved a fulbright to teach at Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Stay tuned Winter and Spring Quarters for work from Carolyn Goffman, Keith Mikos, Bill Johnson-González, and possibly an external speaker!

If you have any questions, please contact Megan Heffernan ( or Bill Johnson-González (

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