2018-2019

Winter 2019 Schedule

Wednesday, January 9, Matthew Boulette, PhD Candidate in English: University of Chicago
“On the Inertia of Appetite: Transient Relations from the Chinatown Opium Scene”
Rosenwald 405, 4:30-6 p.m.
*Please note the unusual week*
Wednesday, January 16, Julia Rossi, PhD Student in English: University of Chicago
“The Ethics of Undetachability: Henry James and the Necessity of Contextual Reading”
Rosenwald 405, 4:30-6 p.m.

Wednesday, January 30, Caroline Heller, PhD Candidate in English: University of Chicago
“Elegiac Care: Ecological Responsibility in the Melancholic Poetics of Charlotte Smith”
Rosenwald 405, 4:30-6 p.m.

Wednesday, February 13, Lauren Schachter, PhD Candidate in English: University of Chicago
“Supplying the Omission: Priestley’s Futures in Grammar and Biography”
Rosenwald 405, 4:30-6 p.m.

Wednesday, February 27, Dr. Stefano Evangelista, Associate Professor, English: Trinity College, Oxford

Rosenwald 405, 4:30-6 p.m.
*This is a joint event co-sponsored by the 20th and 21st Century Workshop*

Spring 2019 Schedule

Wednesday, April 10, Priyanka Jacob, Assistant Professor of English: Loyola University Chicago
“What the City Keeps: Secrets and Hoards in Little Dorrit”

Rosenwald 405, 4:30-6 p.m.

Friday, April 26, Roundtable with Zachary Samalin (Assistant Professor of English, University of Chicago), Benjamin Morgan (Associate Professor of English, University of Chicago), Anna Kornbluh (Associate Professor of English, University of Illinois, Chicago) and Nasser Mufti (Associate Professor of English, University of Illinois, Chicago)
“The Return of the 19th Century?”
Logan 802, 4:30-6 p.m. with 6-7 p.m. reception
This is a joint event co-sponsored by the 20th and 21st Century Cultures Workshop with support from the Franke Institute for the Humanities

Wednesday, May 8, Guided Tour of the Newberry Library with Presentation of Archival Materials with archivist Dr. Jill Gage
The Newberry Library, 3:30-5 p.m. *RSVP required, please note the unusual location and time*

Wednesday, May 15, Charlotte Saul, Phd Student in English: University of Chicago

Rosenwald 405, 4:30-6 p.m.
*Please note the unusual week*

Wednesday, May 22, Adam Fales, Phd Student in English: University of Chicago
“Paradise Regained: Reserializing E.D.E.N. Southworth’s The Hidden Hand.”
Rosenwald 405, 4:30-6 p.m.

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