Lannan Foundation presents Readings and Conversations: China Miéville with Jord/ana Rosenberg

Wednesday, January 18, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Lensic

211 West San Francisco Street, Santa Fe NM 87501

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LANNAN FOUNDATION: CHINA MIÉVILLE WITH JORD/ANA ROSENBERG

Tickets go on sale Saturday, December 3rd at 12pm

China Miéville’s fiction has been compared to the work of Franz Kafka, Ursula Le Guin, and Philip K. Dick. His books include "The City & The City", "Perdido Street Station", and "Iron Council". He has won the World Fantasy Award and twice won the British Fantasy Award. Jord/ana Rosenberg’s fields of research include eighteenth-century transatlantic literature and poetry, moral philosophy, and queer theory. Rosenberg’s book Critical Enthusiasm: Capital Accumulation and the Transformation of Religious Passion was published in 2011.

Jord/ana Rosenberg is an Associate Professor of Literature at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. They are the recipient of fellowships and awards from the Marion and Jasper Whiting Foundation, The Ahmanson Foundation/J. Paul Getty Trust, The Society for the Humanities at Cornell University, and the Clarion Foundation/Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Workshop. They are the author of Critical Enthusiasm: Capital Accumulation and the Transformation of Religious Passion (Oxford University Press, 2011), and of The Spouter Inn (Random House, forthcoming 2018), a fictionalized history of the origins of testosterone extraction and synthesis, set in an alternate 18th-century, and narrated by the period’s most infamous jailbreak artist. Rosenberg’s fiction, experimental prose, and scholarly work have recently appeared in Fence, The Common, Salvage Quarterly, PMLA, GLQ, and Theory & Event.

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