Owen Clayton (University of Lincoln, UK)
June 19, 2018, 10 a.m.-12 noon, P 102 (Philosophicum)
Dr. Owen Clayton is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Lincoln, UK. His research interests include transatlantic visual culture and working–class studies. His first monograph, Literature and Photography in Transition, 1850-1915, came out with Palgrave MacMillan in 2015. He has published articles on photography and class in the work of William Dean Howells and Jack London, and recently edited a special issue of the journal History of Photography. His current monograph project is on transient workers (‘hobos’) in American literature.