Recent Public Talks by Laura McGrane

25 April 2013

Laura McGrane, Associate Professor of English and the Koshland Director of the John B. Hurford ’60 Center for the Arts and Humanities at Haverford College recently visited Carleton. She presented two public talks.

Her first talk, ‘a pumkin and a pine-apple’: The Transatlantic Incarnate in William Dunlap’s Comedy,” was hosted by the Carleton English Department, and took place on Wednesday, April 24th in Leighton 304.

Her second talk, “The User Paradox in the Classroom,” was hosted by the Humanities Center on Thursday, April 25th, in the Gould Library Athenaeum. Professor McGrane, a leader in the Tri-College Digital Humanities collaborative initiative, explored changes to ways of reading and absorbing text (among other things) in the digital age in her talk.