Ahab/Pip and Melville' s Novel Governmentality

BY Professor Donald Pease (Dartmouth College)


School of English & School of Modern Languages and Cultures
The University of Hong Kong
CPD-2.16, Centennial Campus

Monday, 24 September 2012, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.


Re-Imagining the Pacific: Mimetic Rivalries, Exceptional Interventions

CRT-7.45, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus
Tuesday, 25 September 2012, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.



Donald Pease, Professor of English, The Ted and Helen Geisel Third Century Professor in the Humanities, Chair of the Dartmouth Liberal Studies Program and winner of the 1981 Distinguished Teaching Award at Dartmouth, is an authority on nineteenth and twentieth-century American literature and literary theory. In the summer of 1986 he brought the School of Criticism and Theory to Dartmouth. He is the author of Visionary Compacts: American Renaissance Writings in Cultural Context, The New American Exceptionalism (2009), and Theodor Seuss Geisel (2010). The author of over one hundred articles on figures in American and British literature, Pease is the co-editor of American Renaissance Rediscovered and the editor of seven other volumes including The Cultures of United States Imperialism (1992), The Futures of American Studies (2002) and Re-Framing the Transnational Turn which will be published next year by Dartmouth Press. Professor Pease is general editor of a series of ninety-eight volumes by Duke University Press called "The New Americanists" that have transformed the field of American Studies. In 2010 he inaugurated Re-Mapping the Transnational Turn: A Dartmouth Series in American Studies.


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