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Dr. Helena Michie’s “Deep History, Surface History: Victorians and Graeco-Arab Sicily”

Friday, February 28 3:30pm-4:30pm Armstrong Browning Library Lecture Hall Dr. Helena Michie, Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor in Humanities and Director of the Center for Women, Gender and Sexuality at Rice University, will be presenting a portion of her research on

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Dr. Lesa Scholl’s “Healthy Bodies, Healthy Souls: 19th-Century Medicine, Religion, and Literature”

Dr. Lesa Scholl, the Armstrong Browning Library’s Three-Month Research Fellow from the University of Adelaide in Australia, will be presenting her research on “Healthy Bodies, Healthy Souls: 19th-Century Medicine, Religion, and Literature” in the Hankamer Treasure Room at the Armstrong

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Dr. Lesa Scholl’s “To Eat, or What to Eat—Is THAT the Question?”

Dr. Lesa Scholl, the Armstrong Browning Library’s Three-Month Research Fellow from the University of Adelaide in Australia, is offering a one-time workshop for undergraduates interested in issues of food insecurity, social justice, and British literature and history. “To Eat, or What to

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Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Awards

On Friday, October 4th, two graduate students will receive the 19th Century Research Seminar’s Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Awards. Rachel Kilgore will present her paper “Understanding Fanny: A Comparison of the Psalms to Fanny Price of Austen’s Mansfield Park,” and LaJoie Lex

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Ecology & Religion in 19th-Century Studies Conference

Wednesday-Saturday, September 18-21  This flightless, multi-site, interdisciplinary conference explores the confluences between environmental and religious perspectives and practices in the long Anglophone nineteenth century (1780-1900). In response to the rapid acceleration of climate change since that century, this conference avoids

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Dr. Tara Foley: “Richard Watson Gilder: Poet, Editor, Urban Reformer”

Friday, September 6 3:30-4:30pm ABL Lecture Hall Dr. Tara Foley (English, Baylor) will present her talk “Richard Watson Gilder: Poet, Editor, Urban Reformer”: This presentation explores the work of Richard Watson Gilder, long-time editor of The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, who served as

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Spring 2017 Presentation Schedule

Friday, February 17 3:30-4:30pm ABL Lecture Hall Dr. Sarah Williams (History, Regent College): “Outward Signs and Inward Graces: Popular Religion in the Age of Empire” Friday, March 24 3:30-4:30pm ABL Lecture Hall Panel moderated by Jennifer Borderud, featuring: ABL Fellow Dr. Lynne Hinojosa

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Fall 2016 Presentation Schedule

Friday, September 16 3:30-4:30pm ABL Lecture Hall Dr. Christopher Ferguson (History, Auburn) Friday, October 21 3:30-4:30pm ABL Lecture Hall Prof. Adam Potkay (English, William and Mary): “Hope beyond Hope: ‘Something Evermore About to Be’ in Nineteenth-Century Literature” (This will be based on

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Spring 2016 Presentation Schedule

Thursday, January 13 3:30-4:30pm ABL Lecture Hall Dr. Stephen Prickett (English, University of Kent, UK): “Backing into the Future: Romanticism, Secularization and the Reinvention of Literature” Friday, February 5 3:30-4:30pm ABL Lecture Hall ABL 2015 Teaching Fellows: Heidi Hornik (Art)

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Fall 2015 Presentation Schedule

Friday, September 4 3:30-4:30pm ABL Lecture Hall 19CRS Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Awards: David Smith (English) and Lynneth Stingley (History) Friday, September 25 3:30-4:30pm ABL Lecture Hall Dr. Colin Jager (English, Rutgers): “The Romantic Critique of Life: Wordsworth, Byron, Taylor”

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