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Jeffrey Severs

Associate Professor, Department of English, University of British Columbia

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December 2016

Keynote and New Book Chapter

I gave the keynote address at the David Foster Wallace Conference at Illinois State University on June 9, 2017: “‘We’ve been inside what we wanted all along’: Immanence and David Foster Wallace.” The just-published article on which the talk was based is previewable here, part of Brynnar Swenson, ed., Literature and the Encounter with Immanence (Brill, 2017).

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David Foster Wallace’s Balancing Books

In February 2017 Columbia University Press’s blog published an interview with me as well as my essay, “Spectacles Vehement and Untutored and Rude: Reading David Foster Wallace in the Age of Trump.”

I also had a great time talking with Matt Bucher and Dave Laird of The Great Concavity podcast about Balancing Books and all things Wallace.

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