Professor Jeanne-Marie Jackson (Johns Hopkins University)
195 College Avenue
Professor Jeanne-Marie Jackson (Johns Hopkins University), whose unusual comparative research stretches from Russia to Southern Africa. Jackson is the author of South African Literature’s Russian Soul: Narrative Forms of Global Isolation, which has just been published by Bloomsbury. Attached please find a copy of the first chapter of her book, which Jackson will discuss before sharing some of her exciting new work on the literatures of post-democracy. The talk, cosponsored by the Center for African Studies, a simple buffet dinner will follow.