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Lecture: Ahab/Pip and Melville's Novel Governmentality
Date: 24 September 2012 

The School of English and The American Studies Programme of School of Modern Languages and Cultures cordially invite you to attend a lecture delivered by Professor Donald E. Pease from Dartmouth College, USA :
Lecture :
Date: 24 September, 2012 Monday
Time: 4:30pm -6:30pm
Place: Room 2.16, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU
Title: Ahab/Pip and Melville's Novel Governmentality
All are welcome. No registration is required.
In addition, Graduate Students are invited to a seminar the following day :
Graduate Seminar :
Date: 25 September, 2012 Tuesday
Time: 11am - 1pm
Place: Room 7.45, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU
Title: Re-Imagining the Pacific: Mimetic Rivalries, Exceptional Interventions
About the speaker:
Professor Pease is the professor of English, The Ted and Helen Geisel Third Century Professor in the Humanities, Chair of the Dartmouth Liberal Studies Program and winner of the 1981 Distinguished Teaching Award at Dartmouth, is an authority on nineteenth and twentieth-century American literature and literary theory. Professor Pease is general editor of a series of ninety-eight volumes by Duke University Press called ‘The New Americanists’ that have transformed the field of American Studies.

All are welcome.

For enquiries, please contact Ms Lucilla Cheng at

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