Marymount Hosting Free Talk on Reading an 18th Century Novel

The public is invited to attend a free lecture on how to read an 18th Century Novel by British literature expert Dr. Alok Yadav. The event takes place at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 28 in Ostapenko Hall, Room 1001 at Marymount University, 2807 North Glebe Road.

Yadav studies literature of that period, world literature and the literature of empire. He is the author of “Before the Empire of English: Literature, Provinciality, and Nationalism in Eighteenth-Century Britain.” He is currently writing a book about Rudyard Kipling’s “Kim” and political criticism of literature. 

Yadav received his Ph.D. from Cornell University and taught at the California Institute of Technology and the University of Chicago before joining the English department at George Mason University. 

The event is sponsored by Marymount’s Graduate Program in English and Humanities.