CIDRAL Public Lecture: Mark Payne (Chicago): 'Occupation and Mentation in Post-Apocalyptic Fiction'
|Dates:||2 April 2019|
|Times:||17:00 - 19:00|
|What is it:||Lecture|
|Organiser:||School of Arts, Languages and Cultures|
|Who is it for:||University staff, External researchers, Adults, Current University students, General public|
This event is part of CIDRAL's Spring 2019 programme, 'Work, Leisure, Culture'.
Mark Payne (Professor of Classics, University of Chicago) will deliver a public lecture entitled 'Occupation and Mentation in Post-Apocalyptic Fiction'
Mark Payne is Professor of Comparative Literature and Classics at the University of Chicago. He is the author of Theocritus and the Invention of Fiction (Cambridge University Press), The Animal Part (The University of Chicago Press), and Hontology (Zero Books), as well as articles on twentieth century poetry, environmental philosophy, weird fiction, and contemporary art.
His lecture, “Occupation and Mentation in Post-Apocalyptic Fiction,” looks at the relationship between daily life and worldview in post-apocalyptic fiction from antiquity to the present.
Travel and Contact Information
Samuel Alexander Lecture Theatre
Samuel Alexander Building