Speaker to address 9/11 literature
Reshmi Dutt-Ballerstadt, associate professor of English at Linfield College will present “The Anxious Canon: Post 9/11 Literature” Wednesday at Linfield College. The free lecture is set for 7 p.m. in Riley Hall 201.
Dutt-Ballerstadt will discuss the various modes of anxiety and repercussion produced by 9/11 and the ensuing war on terror on witnesses, bystanders and ordinary citizens. She will explain how the presumed suspects are being represented in the emerging genre called 9/11 literature.
Dutt-Ballerstadt joined the Linfield faculty in 2004. She is the author of a scholarly monograph, “The Postcolonial Citizen: The Intellectual Migrant,” and various other articles and creative writings.
For more information, call 503-883-2409.