Comparative Literature lecture to look at 'Dissent and Digital Transumption'

September 17, 2014

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- At 12:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Djelal Kadir, Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of comparative literature at Penn State, will present “Dissent and Digital Transumption in an Age of Insecurity,” in Room 102 of the Kern Building.

This event is a part of the Comparative Literature Luncheon lecture series, a weekly, informal lunchtime gathering of students, faculty and other members of the University community. Each week the event begins at 12:15 p.m. – participants are encouraged to bring lunch; coffee and tea are free. At 12:30 p.m. there will be a 20- to 30-minute presentation, by a visitor or a local speaker, on a topic related to any humanities discipline. All students, faculty, colleagues and friends are welcome. Jon Abel ( and Shuang Shen ( are coordinators for the series. For a full list of Comparative Literature lunches, visit

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