John McGowan, 2017–2018 | National Humanities Center

John McGowan (NHC Fellow, 2017–18)

Project Title

Comedy/Comity: Resources for Civility

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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John McGowan

Fellowship Work Summary, 2017–18

John McGowan made progress toward a book-length manuscript on the humanities in the contemporary university and completed a coedited volume, The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism, 3rd edition (Norton, 2018). He also wrote "Intellectuals in Dark Time" for Sociological Review (forthcoming), in addition to making substantial progress on two essays.