Lecture: Six Decades at Harvard and Stanford (Some Things I Think I’ve Learned) by Dr. Bliss Carnochan, PhD

Date: 09.29.2014

Time: 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Location: Ikeda Library 4th Fl Reading Room

Please join Soka University for our Distinguished Speaker Series with Dr. Bliss Carnochan, Richard Lyman Professor of Humanities,  Emeritus,  Stanford University

Sponsored by:  The Luis and Linda Nieves Family Foundation, Soka University of America

Bliss Carnochan is the Richard W. Lyman Professor of Humanities, Emeritus, and was director of the Stanford Humanities Center from 1985 to 1991. Carnochan's research and writing has focused on 18th-century literature in its cultural and historical settings. His publications include books on Jonathan Swift; Gibbon, the historian of the Roman Empire; and Foucault (among others).

W. BLISS CARNOCHAN, Harvard, BA & MA; PhD., 1960

- Teaching : Stanford University : 1960 – 2000 Chair, Dept of English & American Literature ('74 - '78)

- Dean, Graduate School ('78 - '85)

- Director, Stanford Humanities Research Center ('85 - '91)

- Richard Lyman Professor of Humanities, Stanford: Emeritus, 2000 - present 


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