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Reflections on Alice & Lewis Carroll
Fall Meeting of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America

Categorized as: Library
Event tags: 19th Century, Lewis Carroll, Library, Lectures

Description:

"Reflections on Alice and Lewis Carroll"

Fall meeting of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America

Talks and a display of materials connected to the author of Alice's Adventures in

Wonderland from the University of Delaware Library collection

Saturday, October 28, 2017

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

University of Delaware Library

Newark, DE

Free and open to the public, this event features multiple speakers on a variety of subjects related to Lewis Carroll. Talks will take place in the Class of 1941 Lecture Room in the Morris Library. A reception will follow immediately after in Memorial Hall, a short walk from the library.

Speakers and topics include:

- Dana Richards, Professor of Computer Science, George Mason University

          "Martin Gardner: Behind the Looking-Glass"

- Victor Fet, Professor of Biology, Marshall University

          "Old Russian and New Siberian Wonderlands"

- Edna Ronnals Rauck, early education advocate and historian

          "Glorious Nonsense: Not Only Lewis Carroll, But Also Gertrude Stein"

- Sarah Boxer, critic and writer

          "Alice: What's in a Name?"

- August A. Imholtz, Jr., collector and past-president of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America

          "His Master's Voice and Alice: Eldridge Johnson's Adventure with Lewis Carroll's Alice Manuscript"

- Mark Samuels Lasner, Senior Research Fellow, University of Delaware Library

          "I Am Not a Carroll Collector"

The full schedule of talks and events may be viewed here.

 

Order lunch ($30) which is provided for registered attendees of the event. Follow this link if you wish to register. Registration is NOT required to attend talks. It is ONLY required for lunch.

For additional information, please visit the website of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America at http://www.lewiscarroll.org.

This event is co-sponsored by the Mark Samuels Lasner Collection, the University of Delaware Library, and the University of Delaware Department of English.

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