Pieter Vermeulen is an associate professor of American and Comparative Literature at the University of Leuven. He is the author of Romanticism After the Holocaust (Bloomsbury, 2010) and Contemporary Literature and the End of the Novel: Creature, Affect, Form (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), and Literature and the Anthropocene (Routledge, 2020). His current writing project investigates the relation between the “Americanization” of world literature and the notion of world literary value.
The Terrarium Talks offer a diverse view of what having an artist’s practice means today. Our guests talk about one or more artistic projects after which the public is invited to join a discussion.