In Memoriam - Glyn Salton-Cox
|In Memoriam – Glyn Salton-Cox
The English Department is devastated to announce the death over the New Year of our colleague Glyn Salton-Cox. To his family, loved ones, and friends here, in his native Britain, and throughout the world, we offer our deepest and most heartfelt condolences. Glyn was a brilliant scholar, a very popular teacher, and the kindest of colleagues.
The Department of English invites you to a commemoration of our colleague Glyn Salton-Cox on Friday, March 3d, 2023.
We will gather in the Faculty Club’s Betty Elings Wells Pavilion at 3:00 pm and then move to the Terrace at 4:00 pm for a reception. Please let us know of any accessibility requests.
MODERN EUROPEAN LIT
- Course Number: ENGL 184
- Quarter: Summer A 2023
Modern European literature (1850-2000) through some of its most relevant texts from France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, and Ireland. Topics: early commodity culture, changing gender roles, boredom, and consumption (Flaubert and Zola); memory in the amnesiac culture of the early 20th century, and time in technologically accelerated modernity (Proust, and Woolf); the importance of the work ethic for the modern subject (Mann, and Kafka); Calvino and postmodernism; Tabucchi the resistance to fascism. Doyle on working-class life in Dublin, and Lakhous on migration and multicultural Europe.