Reading for (and against) empathy | University of Oxford

Reading for (and against) empathy

Speaker
Merve Emre (McGill University)
Event date
Event time
14:30
Venue
Rothermere American Institute
1a South Parks Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3UB
Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Not required

Merve Emre completed her PhD at Yale and her BA at Harvard. Her first book was Paraliterary: The Making of Bad Readers in Postwar America (University of Chicago Press, 2017). What’s Your Type? The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing is forthcoming in the UK with HarperCollins later this year. She is Senior Humanities Editor at the Los Angeles Review of Books and a member of the board of Post45.
Merve Emre will take up a post as Associate Professor of English at Oxford in Michaelmas term, and will be affiliated to Worcester College. She is currently an Assistant Professor of English at McGill University.