An attempt to triangulate politicization, professionalization, and publication by examining several periods in the history of criticism.
Event takes place on Wednesday, September 20 with virtual and in-person options available
CFP deadline is January 1, 2024
CFP deadline is October 31, 2023
Quarry Farm Fellow BJ Dobski (Assumption University) reflects on his time on the East Hill
A deep dive into the Chicago Critics who inspired John Crowe Ransom’s 1937 essay, “Criticism Inc.”
Quarry Farm Fellow Stephen Rachman writes about his time on the East Hill
All CMTS lectures are open the public at no cost. We hope to see you at the talks!
“This wearer aggrandizes the watch, not the watch the wearer”
What is the political economy of New Criticism? Are the racist and reactionary Cold War politics of the New Critics immanent to their trademark method: close reading?