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Matthew Rubery Talk: Autism, Literature, and Surface Reading
February 20, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
Matthew Rubery is Professor of Modern Literature at Queen Mary University of London. He is the author of The Untold Story of the Talking Book (2016) and The Novelty of Newspapers: Victorian Fiction after the Invention of the News (2009). He also co-curated “How We Read: A Sensory History of Books for Blind People,” a public exhibition held at the UK’s first annual Being Human festival. This year he is a fellow at the National Humanities Center.