Steven Mentz Lecture

  • Fisher-Bennett Hall, Faculty Lounge 3340 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA, 19104 United States

Prof. Steven Mentz, Director of Graduate Studies in the English Department of St. John's University, will be presenting to the University of Pennsylvania English department's Medieval-Reniassance seminar (Med/Ren). Mentz's research interests span environmental criticism, the digital humanities, and literary theory. His current book project “Shipwreck and the Meanings of Ocean, 1552-1719,” examines shipwreck narratives from Shakespeare’s The Tempest to Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe and considers humankind's evolving relationship with the oceans. 

Location: FBH, Grad Lounge