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Dr. James English: "The Literary Award as Judgment Device"

Dr. James English: "The Literary Award as Judgment Device"

Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 7:30pm to 8:15pm
Red Cloud Opera House
413 N. Webster Street
Red Cloud, NE 68970

Presented from the Red Cloud Opera House, and also available here digitally, below.

Dr. James English will join us in Red Cloud for an invited lecture on our conference theme of literary prizes. Dr. English is the author of The Economy of Prestige (Harvard UP), a study of the history, functions, and effects of prizes in literature and the arts. The book was named Best Academic Book of 2005 by New York Magazine. His current book project is Beauty by the Numbers, a history of rating and ranking systems in literature and the arts. You can purchase his book online here or in our National Willa Cather Center Bookstore.

This is event is presented with the support of Humanities Nebraska.

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