James Chandler

James Chandler is the director of the Franke Institute for the Humanities and holds the Barbara E. & Richard J. Franke Professorship in English Language and Literature at the University of Chicago.

He is the author of two books on English Romanticism: Wordsworth's Second Nature (1984) and England in 1819: The Politics of Literary Culture and the Case of Romantic Historicism, which won the 2000 Gordon J. Laing Award for distinction in academic publishing.




 Oct 17, 2015, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
 Humanities Day at University of Chicago, Logan Center for the Arts

915 E. 60th St, Screening Room 201

Composer George Lewis reflects on Afterword, an Opera as a “Bildungsoper”—a coming-of-age opera of ideas and testament—whose libretto he drew from his 2008 book, A Power Stronger Than Itself: The AACM and American Experimental Music (University of Chicago Press).