Arts & Letters Sector
SIMONE MURRAY Monash U, Melbourne, keynote lecture for the Reader Studies in the Digital Age:Community, Diversity and the Data of Literary Consumption
REMEMBERING DANIEL DEWISPELARE (1983-2024), ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH AT GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY AND GRADUATE OF THE COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AND LITERARY THEORY PROGRAM
The University of Pennsylvania Program in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory and its communities join many others in mourning the untimely passing of our alumnus, Daniel DeWispelare (1983-2024). Daniel was Associate Professor at the George Washington University. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Colorado before coming to Penn to complete his Ph.D. He was Visiting Assistant Professor at Bilkent University in Ankara, Türkiye, before joining the GW Department of English.
Joan DeJean, Professor of Romance Languages and Comparative Literature and Literary Theory died December 2, 2023
Joan DeJean, Trustee Professor Emerita of Romance Languages in the School of Arts & Sciences and the Comparative Literature and Literary Theory Program, renowned scholar of 17th- and 18th-century French literature, died on December 2 of ALS. She was 75 years old.