"Seven Propositions on Slow Time," Dr. Jonathan Sachs, Concordia University

Jonathan Sachs is Professor of English at Concordia University in Montreal and Principal Investigator of the Montreal-based Interacting with Print Research Group. His work focuses on British literature from 1750-1850, where his research explores the role of literature in constructing historical and temporal experience, including the uses of antiquity, the anticipation of the future, and practices of reading. His research has been supported by multiple awards from the SSHRC (Canada) and by residential fellowships at the Institut