Eric G. Lorentzen, Professor of English, contributed a paper, “21st-Century ‘American Notes’: Charles Dickens and Popular American Culture” at the annual Victorians Institute conference this November in Charleston, SC. This year’s conference theme was Transatlantic Influence, and Lorentzen’s talk first surveyed quickly the multitude of modern-day Christmas festivals that are grounded in Dickens’ text across […]
Gary Richards, Professor of English, led the group discussion of Truman Capote’s A Christmas Memory at the One Book, One Festival program of the Louisiana Book Festival held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Saturday, November 2. This particular program was made possible by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.
Maya Mathur, Professor of English, presented the paper “Desiring Violas in Tim Supple’s Twelfth Night and Atul Kumar’s Piya Behrupiya” at the conference Women and Indian Shakespeares: Exploring Cinema, Translation, Performance. The conference was held at Queen’s University, Belfast, from 29 October-1 November, 2019, and is the first gathering of international scholars to focus exclusively […]