Why World Literature Matters: Martin Puchner


Apr. 19, 2018, 7pm to 8:15pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Goldfield Room
Case for Global Literature flyer


In celebration of the release of the fourth edition of the Norton Anthology of World Literature, the UNLV English Department and University Libraries are proud to host series editor and Harvard professor Martin Puchner. Starting with the Iliad's influence on Alexander the Great on through to J. K. Rowling today, Puchner tells the story of world literature and its power to shape people, civilizations, and history.

Admission Information

This event is free and open to the public.

Contact Information

University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Jarret Keene

External Sponsor

  • University Libraries
  • Department of English
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education