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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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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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Dr. Jessica Enoch: Recalling Mother Exemplars: Public Memory and the DAR

Flyer for Jess Enoch's talk. It includes an image of a title page from American Monthly Magazine.

Friday, Feb. 22 3:30-4:30 Armstrong Browning Library Lecture Hall Dr. Jessica Enoch, Rhetoric and Composition, will present her talk “Recalling Mother Exemplars: Public Memory and the Daughters of the American Revolution:” This presentation addresses the ways nineteenth-century women sought to remember

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Professor Clare Simmons: “Christmas Ghosts”

Flyer for Prof. Clare Simmons's talk: "Christmas Ghosts"

Friday, Nov. 16th 3:30-4:30 Armstrong Browning Library Lecture Hall Professor Clare Simmons (Ohio University) will present her talk, “Christmas Ghosts:” Writers of the earlier nineteenth century represented the traditional English Christmas as in decline, yet within a few decades Christmas celebration

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Professor Devoney Looser: “The Making of Jane Austen”

Friday, Nov. 9th 3:30-4:30 Armstrong Browning Library Lecture Hall Dr. Devoney Looser (Foundation Professor of English, Arizona State University) presented her talk, “The Making of Jane Austen:” How did Jane Austen (1775-1817), a moderately successful English novelist in her own lifetime,

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Workshop by Prof. Clare Simmons: “Publishing your First Paper and Submitting for Conferences”

Flyer for the Workshop led by Prof. Clare Simmons

Friday, Sept. 21 3:30-4:30 ABL Seminar Room Workshop led by Professor Clare Simmons, 2018 Three-month Research Fellow at the ABL: “Publishing your First Paper and Submitting for Conferences.”

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2018 OGSPAs: Nicholas Krause and Nicole Bouchard

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Friday, September 14 3:45-4:45 ABL Lecture Hall  The 2018 Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award (OGSPA) winners will present talks based on their papers. Nicholas Krause (Doctoral Student, Theology and Ethics) will present “Scarcity, Economy, and the Poetics of Creation: Chartist Reimaginings

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