2017 Dickens Universe Faculty and Guest Speakers

Faculty Institution Assignment Date & Time
James Adams Columbia University Graduate Seminar D 1:30 PM, M,Tu,Th
Rochelle Almeida New York University Graduate Student Workshop: Pedagogy A 4:00 PM, M,Tu,Th
Jacqueline Barrios USC's Neighborhood Academic Initiative Talk: "MiddleLab: Novel Readings in South L.A." 4:00 PM, Wed
Murray Baumgarten UC Santa Cruz Dickens Project Co-Founder
Zoe Beenstock University of Haifa Graduate Seminar D 1:30 PM, M,Tu,Th
Daniel Bivona Arizona State University Lecture: "The Emergence of Emergence: G. H. Lewes, Middlemarch, and Social Orders" 9:45 AM, Wed
Alison Booth University of Virginia Morning Contextual Discussion C 8:45 AM, M-F
S. Pearl Brilmyer University of Pennsylvania Graduate Seminar C 1:30 PM, M,Tu,Th
Logan Browning Rice University Graduate Professionalization Seminar: Journals 1:30 PM, Wed
James Buzard Massachusetts Institute of Technology Graduate Seminar A 1:30 PM, M,Tu,Th
Michael Cohen UC Los Angeles Graduate Student Workshop: Writing 8:30 AM, M-F
Gerard Cohen-Vrignaud University of Tennessee, Knoxville Graduate Seminar B 1:30 PM, M,Tu,Th
Elisha Cohn Cornell University Graduate Professionalization Seminar: Job Market 1:30 PM, Wed
Dermot Coleman Independent Scholar Talk: "George Eliot and Money" 4:00 PM, Tue
Ryan Fong Kalamazoo College Graduate Student Workshop: Publication 4:00 PM, M,Tu,Th
Renee Fox UC Santa Cruz Dickens Project Co-Director
Kathleen Frederickson UC Davis Graduate Student Workshop: Publication 4:00 PM, M,Tu,Th
Jill Galvan Ohio State University Lecture: "After Romance" 7:30 PM, Mon
Amanpal Garcha Ohio State University Graduate Professionalization Seminar: Job Market 1:30 PM, Wed
Rae Greiner Indiana University, Bloomington Graduate Professionalization Seminar: Journals
& Form and Reform Working Group

1:30 PM, Wed
4:00 PM, M,Tu,Th

Devin Griffiths University of Southern California Graduate Student Workshop: Pedagogy B 4:00 PM, M,Tu,Th
Valentina Gosetti University of New England Graduate Student Workshop: Pedagogy B 4:00 PM, M,Tu,Th
Jonathan Grossman UC Los Angeles Conference Co-Organizer
Taryn Hakala UC Merced Morning Contextual Discussion A 8:45 AM, M-F
Nancy Henry University of Tennessee, Knoxville Conference Co-Organizer; Talk: "George Eliot's Horses" 4:00 PM, Mon
Sarah Henstra Ryerson University Morning Contextual Discussion E 8:45 AM, M-F
Claire Jarvis Stanford University Graduate Seminar E 1:30 PM, M,Tu,Th
John Jordan UC Santa Cruz Dickens Project Director
Gerhard Joseph City University of New York Morning Contextual Discussion A 8:45 AM, M-F
Priti Joshi University of Puget Sound Undergraduate Seminar A 1:30 PM, M-Th
Melisa Klimaszewski Drake University Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Consultant
David Kurnick Rutgers University Lecture: "Everyday Ecstasy" 7:30 PM, Sun
Jos Lavery UC Berkeley Lecture: "Some Pronouns for the Author of Middlemarch 9:45 AM, Tue
George Levine Rutgers University Lecture: "The Dickensian Eliot" 9:45 AM, Fri
Christian Lehmann University of Southern California Dickensian Seminar 1:30 PM, M-Th
Ruth Livesey Royal Holloway, University of London Lecture: "On Writing from the Middle: Middlemarch, Eliot's Midlands, and the Structures of Provincial Fiction" 9:45 AM, Thu
Margaret Loose UC San Diego Undergraduate Seminar B 1:30 PM, M-Th
Tricia Lootens University of Georgia Form and Reform Working Group 4:00 PM, M,Tu,Th
Sara Lyons University of Kent Graduate Student Workshop: Pedagogy A 4:00 PM, M,Tu,Th
Allen MacDuffie University of Texas, Austin Graduate Seminar E 1:30 PM, M,Tu,Th
Carol MacKay University of Texas, Austin Graduate Student Organizer
Teresa Mangum University of Iowa Morning Contextual Discussion C 8:45 AM, M-F
Jennifer McDonell University of New England Morning Contextual Discussion E 8:45 AM, M-F
Elizabeth Meadows Vanderbilt University Graduate Professionalization Seminar: "Public Scholarship and Working Beyond the Tenure Track" 1:30 PM, Wed
Elsie Michie Louisiana State University Form and Reform Working Group 4:00 PM, M,Tu,Th
Helena Michie Rice University Lecture: "Privacies" 7:30 PM, Tue
Andrew Miller Johns Hopkins University Graduate Student Workshop: Writing 8:45 AM, M-F
Monique Morgan Indiana University, Bloomington Graduate Seminar A 1:30 PM, M,Tu,Th
Beth Newman Southern Methodist University Morning Contextual Discussion B 8:45 AM, M-F
Dan Novak University of Mississippi 19th-Century Seminar 1:30 PM, M-F
Daniel Pollack-Pelzner Linfield College Undergraduate Seminar A 1:30 PM, M-Th
Jill Rappoport University of Kentucky Morning Contextual Discussion D 8:45 AM, M-F
Simon Reader City University of New York Graduate Student Workshop: Pedagogy A 4:00 PM, M,Tu,Th
Simon Rennie University of Exeter Graduate Student Workshop: Presentations 8:45 AM, M-F
Beverley Rilett University of Nebraska, Lincoln Undergraduate Seminar B 1:30 PM, M-Th
Catherine Robson New York University Graduate Professionalization Seminar: Dissertations 1:30 PM, Wed
Jeffrey Spear New York University Morning Contextual Discussion B 8:45 AM, M-F
Summer Star San Francisco State University Lecture: "Of Many Minds in Middlemarch" 9:45 AM Mon
Claudia Stevens College of William and Mary Talk: "A New Opera: Middlemarch in Spring" 4:00 PM Thu
Paul David Story USC's Neighborhood Academic Initiative Talk: "MiddleLab: Novel Readings in South L.A." 4:00 PM Wed
Rachel Teukolsky Vanderbilt University Graduate Seminar C 1:30 PM, M,Tu,Th
Jon Varese Director of Outreach, Dickens Project Talk: "MiddleLab: Novel Readings in South L.A." 4:00 PM, Wed
Robyn Warhol Ohio State University Graduate Student Workshop: Presentations 8:45 AM, M-F
Sharon Weltman Louisiana State University 19th-Century Seminar 1:30 PM, M-F
Carolyn Williams Rutgers University "Form and Reform" Pre-Conference Organizer
James Williams University of York Morning Contextual Discussion D 8:45 AM, M-F
Amy Wong Dominican University of California Graduate Seminar B 1:30 PM, M,Tu,Th
Susan Zieger UC Riverside Graduate Professionalization Seminar: Job Market 1:30 PM, Wed