Detailed Schedule for Dickens Universe

SAT

Jul 29

SUN

Jul 30

MON

Aug 31

TUE

Aug 1

WED

Aug 2

THU

Aug 3

FRI

Aug 4

SAT

Aug 5


Please note that sessions marked with an asterisk are open only to members of the Dickens Project Consortium.
Venues are subject to change. Please check back for updated information. (Last updated 03/14/2017)

 SATURDAY, JULY 29 back to top
2:00-4:00 PM Faculty and Graduate Students Arrive and Check-in 
(see maps: overview | detail)
Colleges Nine and Ten (C9/10) Community Room
5:30-7:30 PM * Welcome Dinner Bhojwani Dining Room
7:30-9:30 PM * Orientation for Faculty and Grads by John Jordan Bhojwani Dining Room

 SUNDAY, JULY 30 back to top
Universe Participants should arrive and check-in from 2:00-4:00 PM
(see maps: overview | detail)
Colleges Nine and Ten (C9/10) Community Room
7:45-8:30 AM * Breakfast C9/10 Dining Commons
11:00-12:30 PM * Consortium Faculty Planning Meeting Bhojwani Dining Room
* All Graduate Students Meeting Alumni Room
12:45-1:30 PM * Lunch C9/10 Dining Commons
1:15-2:45 PM * Plenary Meeting of Faculty and Graduate Students Bhojwani Dining Room
2:00-4:00 PM Universe Participants Check-in 
(see maps: overview | detail)
C9/10 Community Room
3:00-5:00 PM Friends of the Dickens Project Board Meeting Alumni Room
5:15-6:00 PM Special Gathering and Orientation for Road Scholars and First-Timers with Friends of the Dickens Project Board Member Alumni Room
6:00-6:45 PM Dinner C9/10 Dining Commons
6:30-7:30 PM Post-Prandial Potations (refreshments) TBA
7:30-9:00 PM Welcome: John O. Jordan (Director of the Dickens Project) Multipurpose Room
Lecture: David Kurnick (Rutgers Univ.)
"Everyday Ecstasy"
Multipurpose Room
9:15-11:35 PM Film Screening: George Eliot: A Scandalous Life (2002) and Part 1 of 1994 BBC Middlemarch TBA
 MONDAY, JULY 31 back to top
7:45-8:30 AM Breakfast C9/10 Dining Commons
8:00-10:00 AM Coffee and tea available Levin Lanai
8:30-9:30 AM Faculty-led Contextual Discussion Groups Namaste Lounge, Recreation Lounge, Bhojwani Dining Room, Alumni Room, Sentinel Room
* Graduate Student Presentation Workshop 402 Humanities 1
* Graduate Student Writing Workshop 408 Humanities 1
9:45-11:00 AM Lecture: Summer Star (San Francisco State Univ.)
"Of Many Minds in Middlemarch"
Bhojwani Dining Room
11:15-12:30 PM Graduate Student-led Workshops on the Novel Namaste Lounge, Recreation Lounge, Bhojwani Dining Room, Alumni Room, Sentinel Room, Chancellor's Conference Room; and Social Sciences 2 Room 171, Room 363
* Faculty Seminar 210 Humanities 1
Yoga with Kristl Commander C9/10 Meadow
12:45-1:30 PM Lunch C9/10 Dining Commons
1:30-2:45 PM 19th-Century Seminar Sentinel Room
Dickensian Seminar Recreation Lounge
Film Screening (repeat of Sunday night's films) Alumni Room
High School Teachers Workshop Chancellor's Conference Room
* Faculty-led Graduate Student Seminars Humanities 1 Room 210, Room 202, Room 402, Room 408; Humanities 2 Room 359
Undergraduate Seminars Namaste Lounge; Social Sciences 2 Room 171, Room 363
3:00-3:45 PM Victorian Tea presented by the Friends of the Dickens Project TBA
4:00-5:15 PM Talk: Nancy Henry (Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville)
"George Eliot's Horses"
Multipurpose Room
Form and Reform Working Group Sentinel Room
* Graduate Student Pedagogy Workshop 402 Humanities 1
* Graudate Student Publication Workshop 408 Humanities 1
6:00-6:45 PM Dinner C9/10 Dining Commons
6:30-7:30 PM Post-Prandial Potations, T-shirt sales, and UCSC's Bay Tree Bookstore Book Sale TBA
7:30-9:00 PM Lecture: Jill Galvan (Ohio State Univ.)
"After Romance"
Multipurpose Room
9:15-11:15 PM Film Screening: Parts 2-3 of 1994 BBC Middlemarch TBA
 TUESDAY, AUGUST 1 back to top
7:45-8:30 AM Breakfast C9/10 Dining Commons
8:00-10:00 AM Coffee and tea available Levin Lanai
8:30-9:30 AM Faculty-led Contextual Discussion Groups Namaste Lounge, Recreation Lounge, Bhojwani Dining Room, Alumni Room, Sentinel Room
* Graduate Student Presentation Workshop 402 Humanities 1
* Graduate Student Writing Workshop 408 Humanities 1
9:45-11:00 AM Lecture: Joseph Lavery (UC Berkeley)
"Some Pronouns for the Author of Middlemarch"
Multipurpose Room
11:15-12:30 PM Graduate Student-led Workshops on the Novel Namaste Lounge, Recreation Lounge, Bhojwani Dining Room, Alumni Room, Sentinel Room, Chancellor's Conference Room; and Social Sciences 2 Room 171, Room 363 
* Faculty Seminar 210 Humanities 1
Yoga with Kristl Commander C9/10 Meadow
12:45-1:30 PM Lunch C9/10 Dining Commons
1:30-2:45 PM 19th-Century Seminar Sentinel Room
Dickensian Seminar Recreation Lounge
Field Trip: Collective Museum Guided Walk Across Campus (must sign up) Meet outside the Multipurpose Room
Film Screening (repeat of Monday night's film) Alumni Room
High School Teachers Workshop Chancellor's Conference Room
* Faculty-led Graduate Student Seminars Humanities 1 Room 210, Room 202, Room 402, Room 408; Humanities 2 Room 359
Undergraduate Seminars Namaste Lounge; Social Sciences 2 Room 171, Room 363
3:00-3:45 PM Victorian Tea presented by the Friends of the Dickens Project TBA
4:00-5:15 PM Talk: Dermot Coleman (Independent Scholar)
"George Eliot and Money"
Multipurpose Room
Form and Reform Working Group Sentinel Room
* Graduate Student Pedagogy Workshop 402 Humanities 1
* Graduate Student Publication Workshop 408 Humanities 1
6:00-6:45 PM Dinner C9/10 Dining Commons
6:30-7:30 PM Post-Prandial Potations (refreshments), UCSC's Bay Tree Bookstore Book Sale TBA
7:30-9:00 PM Lecture: Helena Michie (Rice Univ.)
"Privacies"
Multipurpose Room
9:15-11:15 PM Film Screening: Parts 4-5 of 1994 BBC Middlemarch TBA
 WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2 back to top
7:45-8:30 AM Breakfast C9/10 Dining Commons
8:00-10:00 AM  Coffee and tea available Levin Lanai
8:30-9:30 AM Faculty-led Contextual Discussion Groups Namaste Lounge, Recreation Lounge, Bhojwani Dining Room, Alumni Room, Sentinel Room
* Graduate Student Presentation Workshop 402 Humanities 1
* Graduate Student Writing Workshop 408 Humanities 1
9:45-11:00 AM Lecture: Daniel Biovona (Arizon State Univ.)
"The Emergence of Emergence: G. H. Lewes, Middlemarch, and Social Orders"
Bhojwani Dining Room
11:15-12:30 PM Graduate Student-led Workshops on the Novel Namaste Lounge, Recreation Lounge, Bhojwani Dining Room, Alumni Room, Sentinel Room, Chancellor's Conference Room; and Social Sciences 2 Room 171, Room 363 
* Faculty Seminar 210 Humanities 1
Yoga with Kristl Commander C9/10 Meadow
12:45-1:30 PM Lunch C9/10 Dining Commons
1:30-2:45 PM 19th-Century Seminar Sentinel Room
Dickensian Seminar Recreation Lounge
Field Trip: Seymour Marine Discovery Center (must sign up) Meet outside of the Multipurpose Room
Film Screening (Repeat of Tuesday night's film) Alumni Room
High School Teachers Workshop Chancellor's Conference Room
* Graduate Student Professionalization Seminar: Journal Publication 202 Humanities 1
* Graduate Student Professionalization Seminar: Job Market 210 Humanities 1
* Graduate Student Professionalization Seminar: Dissertations 359 Humanities 2
Undergraduate Seminars Namaste Lounge; Social Sciences 2 Room 171, Room 363
3:00-3:45 PM Victorian Tea presented by the Friends of the Dickens Project TBA
4:00-5:15 PM Talk: Jon Varese and Jacqueline Barrios 
"MiddleLab: Novel Readings in South L.A."
Multipurpose Room
* Graduate Student Pedagogy Workshop 402 Humanities 1
* Graduate Student Publication Workshop 408 Humanities 1
6:00-6:45 PM Dinner C9/10 Dining Commons
Free Evening
7:00-8:15 PM Early Film Screening: Part 6 of 1994 BBC Middlemarch TBA
 THURSDAY, AUGUST 3 back to top
7:45-8:30 AM Breakfast C9/10 Dining Commons
8:00-10:00 AM Coffee and tea available Levin Lanai
8:30-9:30 AM Faculty-led Contextual Discussion Groups Namaste Lounge, Recreation Lounge, University Center Bhojwani Dining Room, Alumni Room, Sentinel Room
* Graduate Student Presentation Workshop 402 Humanities 1
* Graduate Student Writing Workshop 408 Humanities 1
9:45-11:00 AM

Lecture: Ruth Livesey (Royal Holloway, Univ. of London)
"On Writing from the Middle: Middlemarch, Eliot's Midlands, and the Structures of Provincial Fiction"

Multipurpose Room
11:15-12:30 PM Graduate Student-led Workshops on the Novel Namaste Lounge, Recreation Lounge, Bhojwani Dining Room, Alumni Room, Sentinel Room, Chancellor's Conference Room; and Social Sciences 2 Room 171, Room 363 
* Faculty Seminar 210 Humanities 1
Yoga with Kristl Commander C9/10 Meadow
12:45-1:30 PM Lunch C9/10 Dining Commons
1:30-2:45 PM 19th-Century Seminar Sentinel Room
Dickensian Seminar Recreation Lounge
Film Screening (Repeat of Wednesday night's film) Alumni Room
* Faculty-led Graduate Student Seminars Humanities 1 Room 202, Room 210, Room 402, Room 408; Humanities 2 Room 359
Undergraduate Seminars Namaste Lounge; Social Sciences 2 Room 171, Room 363
3:00-3:45 PM Victorian Tea presented by the Friends of the Dickens Project TBA
4:00-5:15 PM Talk: Claudia Stevens (College of William and Mary)
"A New Opera: Middlemarch in Spring"
Multipurpose Room
Form and Reform Working Group Sentinel Room
* Graduate Student Pedagogy Workshop 402 Humanities 1
* Graduate Student Publication Workshop 408 Humanities 1
6:00-6:45 PM Dinner C9/10 Dining Commons
6:30-7:30 PM Post-Prandial Potations, UCSC's Bay Tree Bookstore Book Sale TBA
7:00-9:00 PM Performance: Original Dramatic Performance 
"A Most Dangerous Woman"
Multipurpose Room
9:00-10:30 Pm Grand Party, to which everyone is invited (hosted by the Friends) Namaste Lounge
 FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 back to top
7:45-8:30 AM Breakfast C9/10 Dining Commons
8:00-10:00 AM Coffee and tea available Levin Lanai
8:30-9:30 AM Faculty-led Contextual Discussion Groups Namaste Lounge, Recreation Lounge, Bhojwani Dining Room, Alumni Room, Sentinel Room
* Graduate Student Presentation Workshop 402 Humanities 1
* Graduate Student Writing Workshop 408 Humanities 1
9:45-11:00 AM Lecture: George Levine (Rutgers Univ.)
"The Dickensian George Eliot"
Multipurpose Room
11:15-12:30 PM Graduate Student-led Workshops on the Novel Namaste Lounge, Recreation Lounge, Bhojwani Dining Room, Alumni Room, Sentinel Room, Chancellor's Conference Room; and Social Sciences 2 Room 171, Room 363 
* Faculty Seminar 210 Humanities 1
Yoga with Kristl Commander C9/10 Meadow
12:30-1:30 PM Road Scholars Special Catered Lunch Namaste Lounge
12:45-1:30 PM Lunch C9/10 Dining Commons
1:30-2:45 PM 19th-Century Seminar Sentinel Room
Dickensian Seminar Recreation Lounge

* Graduate Student Pedagogy Workshop 
(Note change of time)

402 Humanities 1
* Graduate Student Publication Workshop 
(Note change of time)
408 Humanities 1
2:00-3:00 PM Road Scholars Field Trip: Special Collections at McHenry Library to view Dickens first editions and artifacts  Special Collections, McHenry Library
3:00-4:00 PM Final Sale of Tee Shirts and Sweatshirts Dickens Project Office
6:00-6:45 PM Dinner C9/10 Dining Commons
6:30-7:30 PM Post-Prandial Potations All evening activities inside Multipurpose Room
UCSC's Bay Tree Bookstore Book Sale
Friends of the Dickens Project Fundraising Auction
John Jordan Announces 2018 Novel. Bay Tree will have copies available for sale following the announcement.
8:30-11:00 PM Victorian Dance
 SATURDAY, AUGUST 5 back to top
7:45-8:30 AM Breakfast C9/10 Dining Commons
9:00 and 10:00 AM Everyone departs. See you next year!
Return Shuttles to SJC and SFO Airports
(reservations required)
C9/10 Bus Stop