Professor Matthew Rubery of Queen Mary University of London will give a lecture titled “The Confessions of a Synesthetic Reader” for the campus community and the public on Monday, March 4.
The talk will take place at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 4 in DeTamble Auditorium, Tribble Hall A110. A reception will follow in the Tribble Hall lobby. It is sponsored by the departments of English, History, and Linguistics.
Matthew Rubery is Professor of Modern Literature at Queen Mary University of London. He is the author of The Untold Story of the Talking Book (Harvard University Press, 2016) and The Novelty of Newspapers: Victorian Fiction after the Invention of the News (Oxford University Press, 2009). He also co-curated “How We Read: A Sensory History of Books for Blind People,” a public exhibition held at the UK’s first annual Being Human festival. This year he is a fellow at the National Humanities Center.