Colloquium Speaker: Sam Cohen

102 Tate Hall

To Diffuse It Far and Wide: A University Press History

Samuel Cohen teaches courses in twentieth- and twenty-first century American literature. He is the author of After the End of History: American Fiction in the 1990s (University of Iowa Press, 2009), coeditor of The Legacy of David Foster Wallace (University of Iowa Press, 2012) and The Clash Takes on the World: Transnational Perspectives on The Only Band That Matters, co-edited with James Peacock (Bloomsbury, 2017), and Series Editor of The New American Canon: The Iowa Series in Contemporary Literature and Culture.

He is also author of 50 Essays: A Portable Anthology, sixth edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2016) and coauthor of a literature anthology, Literature: The Human Experience, thirteenth edition (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2015). He has received the Davidson Faculty Fellowship, the Director of Graduate Studies Outstanding Contribution Award, the Gold Chalk Award from the Graduate Professional Council, the Graduate Student Association Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award, the English Graduate Student Association Outstanding Graduate Faculty Award, and the Provost's Outstanding Junior Faculty Teaching Award.