Al Filreis

Al Filreis is Kelly Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania, where he also serves as faculty director of the Kelly Writers House, director of the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing, co-director of PennSound, and publisher of Jacket2. His books include Modernism from Left to Right: Wallace Stevens, the Thirties, and Literary Radicalism (1994) and Counter-Revolution of the Word: The Conservative Attack on Modern Poetry, 1945-60 (2008). He has taught a massive open online course, “ModPo,” to 36,000 students.