David Foster Wallace Day

A Supposedly Fun Thing You Might Never Do Again

Full ProgrammeContemporaries Research Group

1st February 2016 was the 20th anniversary of the publication of Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace’s magnum opus and one of the most influential novels of recent time.

To mark the occasion the English Faculty’s Contemporaries Research Group along with specially invited guests - Professor Michael Levenson, from the University of Virginia, and Professor Peter Boxall, from the University of Sussex - spent a day in January reading selections of David Foster Wallace’s work to an audience of students and staff.

Infinite Jest



The Pale King