‘Professionalism is a means not an end. Less is more. Professors are better off when they professionalize less and risk extinction when professionalization is primary.’
Charles Bernstein, ‘95 Theses’ (2016)
Participants: Amit Chaudhuri, UEA; Jon Cook ,UEA; Howard Caygill, Kingston; Denise Riley, UEA; Nakul Krishna, Cambridge; Elleke Boehmer, Oxford; Peter D. McDonald, Oxford.
The event will also mark the publication of Literary Activism: A Symposium, a collection of essays from the first symposium in the series, edited by Amit Chaudhuri. The book is published in the UK by UEA's Boiler House Press, and by Oxford University Press in the India and the USA.