Centre for Studies in Literature (CSL)
The Other Dickens
6 - 8 July 2012, the Centre for Studies in Literature, University of Portsmouth
The Other Dickens: Victorian and Neo-Victorian Contexts
Two hundred years after Dickens's birth in the city, Portsmouth's Centre for Studies in Literature will host this interdisciplinary conference considering the relatively unexplored aspects of his life and work. Speakers will re-examine a broad range of themes in contemporary and Victorian contexts.
- Professor Jay Clayton (Vanderbilt University),
- Professor Ann Heilmann (University of Hull),
- Professor Lillian Nayder (Bates College),
- Professor Gail Turley-Houston (University of New Mexico).
Special events, including Miriam Margolyes' Dickens' Women and a public lecture from Lilian Nayder, are being held in this bicentenary year. Read more here.
Conference accommodation will be in the university's Rees Hall. Rooms are available at a discount rate of £35.20 (single) or £50.20 (double).
Booking a place may be done through the University of Portsmouth's secure online store. Please follow this link: The Other Dickens: Victorian and Neo-Victorian Contexts.