In conversation with John Mowitt, author of Offering Theory

Ruth Daly will be speaking with John Mowitt about his new book, 'Offering Theory: Reading in Sociography' (Anthem Press, August 2020).

John Mowitt’s book poses provocative questions about the place of theory in the humanities today.

The interview will be followed by a Q&A.

Free event, All welcome.

About the author

John Mowitt is Professor and Leadership Chair in the Critical Humanities in the School of Fine Art, History of Art and Cultural Studies at the University of Leeds. He is also a senior editor of Cultural Critique.

About the book

Published by Anthem Press in August 2020, Offering Theory: Reading in Sociography gives a reading of Theory that, in tracing when and where Theory arises in the event of reading, proposes how Theory might best be handled in the context of higher education today.

Full details can be found here on the publisher’s website.

Booking information

This event will be hosted on Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.

To book your place, please register here via Eventbrite.


Book cover of Offering Theory: Reading in Sociography; photo of John Mowitt