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 07/22/2017)

SATURDAY, JULY 29 back to top
2:00-4:00 PM Faculty and Graduate Students Arrive and Check-in 
(see maps: overview | C9/10 detail | Cowell detail)
Cowell College Circle
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 | C9/10 detail | Cowell detail)
Colleges Nine and Ten (C9/10) Community Room & Cowell Circle
8:00-8:30 AM * Breakfast C9/10 Dining Commons
8:30-10:00 AM * Consortium Faculty Planning Meeting Bhojwani Dining Room
* All Graduate Students Meeting Alumni Room
10:00-10:30 AM * Coffee and Pastries Ringold Rotunda
12:45-1:30 PM * Plenary Meeting of Faculty and Graduate Students Bhojwani Dining Room
1:15-2:45 PM * Lunch C9/10 Dining Commons
2:00-4:00 PM Universe Participants Check-in 
(see maps: overview | detail)
C9/10 Community Room & Cowell Circle. 
Executive Committee Meeting Levin Lanai
3:00-5:00 PM Friends of the Dickens Project Board Meeting Alumni Room
Diversity and Inclusion Committee Panel Discussion Sentinel 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) University Center
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 71 Social Sciences 2
MONDAY, JULY 31 back to top
8:00-8:30 AM Breakfast C9/10 Dining Commons
8:00-10:00 AM Coffee and tea available University Center
8:45-9:30 AM Faculty-led Contextual Discussion Groups 261 Social Sciences 1, 171 Social Sciences 2, 265 Social Sciences 2, 363 Social Sciences 2, Namaste Lounge
* Graduate Student Presentation Workshop Alumni Room
* Graduate Student Writing Workshop Sentinel Room
9:45-11:00 AM Lecture: Summer Star (San Francisco State Univ.)
"Of Many Minds in Middlemarch"
Multipurpose Room
11:15-12:30 PM Graduate Student-led Workshops on the Novel Alumni Room, Sentinel Room, 261 Social Sciences 1, 171 Social Sciences 2, 265 Social Sciences 2, 363 Social Sciences 2, Namaste Lounge, C9/10 Community Room
* Faculty Seminar 71 Social Sciences 2
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 Namaste Lounge
Film Screening (repeat of Sunday night's films) Alumni Room
Approaches to Dickens (and Eliot) 261 Social Sciences 1
* Faculty-led Graduate Student Seminars 71 Social Sciences 2, 110 Social Sciences 1, 141 Social Sciences 2, 171 Social Sciences 2, C9/10 Community Room
Undergraduate Seminars 265 Social Sciences 2, 363 Social Sciences 2
3:00-3:45 PM Victorian Tea presented by the Friends of the Dickens Project C9/10 Apartment Building 2 Plaza
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
* Diversity and Inclusion Committee Meeting C9/10 Community Room
* Graduate Student Pedagogy A Workshop 261 Social Sciences 1
* Graduate Student Pedagogy B Workshop 265 Social Sciences 2
* Graudate Student Publication Workshop Alumni Room
5:15-6:00 PM Victorian Dance Lessons with Annie Laskey Multipurpose Room
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 University Center
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 71 Social Sciences 2
TUESDAY, AUGUST 1 back to top
8:00-8:30 AM Breakfast C9/10 Dining Commons
8:00-10:00 AM Coffee and tea available University Center
8:45-9:30 AM Faculty-led Contextual Discussion Groups 261 Social Sciences 1, 171 Social Sciences 2, 265 Social Sciences 2, 363 Social Sciences 2, Namaste Lounge
* Graduate Student Presentation Workshop Alumni Room
* Graduate Student Writing Workshop Sentinel Room
9:45-11:00 AM Lecture: Jos Lavery (UC Berkeley)
"Some Pronouns for the Author of Middlemarch"
Multipurpose Room
11:15-12:30 PM Graduate Student-led Workshops on the Novel Alumni Room, Sentinel Room, 261 Social Sciences 1, 171 Social Sciences 2, 265 Social Sciences 2, 363 Social Sciences 2, Namaste Lounge, C9/10 Community Room
* Faculty Seminar 71 Social Sciences 2
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 Namaste 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
Approaches to Dickens (and Eliot) 261 Social Sciences 1
* Faculty-led Graduate Student Seminars 71 Social Sciences 2, 110 Social Sciences 1, 141 Social Sciences 2, 171 Social Sciences 2, C9/10 Community Room
Undergraduate Seminars 265 Social Sciences 2, 363 Social Sciences 2
3:00-3:45 PM Victorian Tea presented by the Friends of the Dickens Project C9/10 Apartment Building 2 Plaza
4:00-5:15 PM Talk: Dermot Coleman (Independent Scholar)
"George Eliot and Money"
Multipurpose Room
Form and Reform Working Group Sentinel Room
* Diversity and Inclusion Committee Meeting C9/10 Community Room
* Graduate Student Pedagogy A Workshop 261 Social Sciences 1
* Graduate Student Pedagogy B Workshop 265 Social Sciences 2
* Graduate Student Publication Workshop Alumni Room
5:15-6:00 PM Victorian Dance Lessons with Annie Laskey Multipurpose Room
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 University Center
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 71 Social Sciences 2
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2 back to top
8:00-8:30 AM Breakfast C9/10 Dining Commons
8:00-10:00 AM  Coffee and tea available University Center
8:45-9:30 AM Faculty-led Contextual Discussion Groups 261 Social Sciences 1, 171 Social Sciences 2, 265 Social Sciences 2, 363 Social Sciences 2, Namaste Lounge
* Graduate Student Presentation Workshop Alumni Room
* Graduate Student Writing Workshop Sentinel Room
9:45-11:00 AM Lecture: Daniel Bivona (Arizona State Univ.)
"The Emergence of Emergence: G. H. Lewes, Middlemarch, and Social Orders"
Multipurpose Room
11:15-12:30 PM Graduate Student-led Workshops on the Novel Alumni Room, Sentinel Room, 261 Social Sciences 1, 171 Social Sciences 2, 265 Social Sciences 2, 363 Social Sciences 2, Namaste Lounge, C9/10 Community Room
* Faculty Seminar 71 Social Sciences 2
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 Namaste 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
Approaches to Dickens (and Eliot) 261 Social Sciences 1
* Graduate Student Professionalization Seminar: Journal Publication 71 Social Sciences 2
* Graduate Student Professionalization Seminar: Job Market C9/10 Community Room
* Graduate Student Professionalization Seminar: Dissertations 171 Social Sciences 2
* Graduate Student Professionalization Seminar: Public Scholarship and Working Beyond the Tenure Track Bhojwani Dining Room
Undergraduate Seminars 265 Social Sciences 2, 363 Social Sciences 2
3:00-3:45 PM Victorian Tea presented by the Friends of the Dickens Project C9/10 Apartment Building 2 Plaza
4:00-5:15 PM Talk: Jacqueline Barrios, Paul David Story, and Jon Varese 
"MiddleLab: Novel Readings in South L.A."
Multipurpose Room
5:15-6:00 PM Victorian Dance Lessons with Annie Laskey Multipurpose Room
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 71 Social Sciences 2
THURSDAY, AUGUST 3 back to top
8:00-8:30 AM Breakfast C9/10 Dining Commons
8:00-10:00 AM Coffee and tea available University Center
8:45-9:30 AM Faculty-led Contextual Discussion Groups 261 Social Sciences 1, 171 Social Sciences 2, 265 Social Sciences 2, 363 Social Sciences 2, Namaste Lounge
* Graduate Student Presentation Workshop Alumni Room
* Graduate Student Writing Workshop Sentinel Room
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 Alumni Room, Sentinel Room, 261 Social Sciences 1, 171 Social Sciences 2, 265 Social Sciences 2, 363 Social Sciences 2, Namaste Lounge, C9/10 Community Room
* Faculty Seminar 71 Social Sciences 2
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 Namaste Lounge
Film Screening (Repeat of Wednesday night's film) Alumni Room
* Faculty-led Graduate Student Seminars 71 Social Sciences 2, 110 Social Sciences 1, 141 Social Sciences 2, 171 Social Sciences 2, C9/10 Community Room
Undergraduate Seminars 265 Social Sciences 2, 363 Social Sciences 2
3:00-3:45 PM Victorian Tea presented by the Friends of the Dickens Project C9/10 Apartment Building 2 Plaza
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
* Diversity and Inclusion Committee Meeting C9/10 Community Room
* Graduate Student Pedagogy A Workshop 261 Social Sciences 1
* Graduate Student Pedagogy B Workshop 265 Social Sciences 2
* Graduate Student Publication Workshop Alumni Room
5:15-6:00 PM Victorian Dance Lessons with Annie Laskey Multipurpose Room
6:00-6:45 PM Dinner C9/10 Dining Commons
6:00-7:00 PM Post-Prandial Potations, UCSC's Bay Tree Bookstore Book Sale Multipurpose Room
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
8:00-8:30 AM Breakfast C9/10 Dining Commons
8:00-10:00 AM Coffee and tea available University Center
8:45-9:30 AM Faculty-led Contextual Discussion Groups 261 Social Sciences 1, 171 Social Sciences 2, 265 Social Sciences 2, 363 Social Sciences 2, Namaste Lounge
* Graduate Student Presentation Workshop Alumni Room
* Graduate Student Writing Workshop Sentinel Room
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 Alumni Room, Sentinel Room, 261 Social Sciences 1, 171 Social Sciences 2, 265 Social Sciences 2, 363 Social Sciences 2, Namaste Lounge, C9/10 Community Room
* Faculty Seminar 71 Social Sciences 2
Yoga with Kristl Commander C9/10 Meadow
12:30-1:30 PM Road Scholars Special Catered Lunch Bhojwani Dining Room
12:45-1:30 PM Lunch C9/10 Dining Commons
1:30-2:45 PM 19th-Century Seminar Sentinel Room
Dickensian Seminar Namaste Lounge
2:00-3:00 PM Road Scholars Field Trip: Special Collections at McHenry Library to view Dickens first editions and Dickens ephemera  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
8:00-8:30 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