The Wellek Lectures are the Gifford Lectures of theory, so I'm utterly delighted that I shall be giving them this year. I'm deeply honored to have been invited by UC Irvine to join the company of
Ngūgī wa Thiong'o
J. Hillis Miller
Evelyn Fox Keller
Columbia publishes the lectures, as you can see here. There are some very important books in that series, such as Derrida's Memoires for Paul de Man.
There are three lectures. They'll be in May (21, 22, 23), at UC Irvine's Humanities Gateway.
The topic is something I now call ecognosis. I shall be reading the entire book in a series of three lectures.
Thanks to all who invited me. This was a wonderfully galvanizing moment for me, as it coincided with my having realized that I knew, finally, how to write this book, which once was Dark Ecology.