Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Lecture: "The Neo-Liberal Critique of American Evagelicalism" February 18

boundary 2, an international journal of literature and culture

Jason Stevens
Assistant Professor of English
Harvard University

"Origins of an Ailing Polemic: The Neo-Liberal Critique of American Evangelicalism in its Cold War Context"

4:00 p.m., Monday, February 18, 2008
501 Cathedral of Learning

Jason Stevens received his Ph. D. from Columbia University in 2005. His current research and teaching interests include Twentieth Century American Literature; Religious Studies; American Intellectual History; Film and Mass Culture Studies; Native American Literature; Crime Fiction. He is particularly well-known for his expertise in the relations between American Christianity and Modern American Literature and Politics. His writings include the Introduction to the Signet edition of Sinclair Lewis’ Elmer Gantry, "The Bible and the Gun: Robert Penn Warren's Suspicion of Prophecy," “Should We Forget Reinhold Niebuhr,” (boundary 2), “Insurrection and Depression-Era Politics in Selznick’s Tale of Two Cities (Literature Film Quarterly), and “Bear, Outlaw, and Storyteller: American Frontier Mythology and the Ethnic Subjectivity of N. Scott Momaday” (American Literature).

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