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Registration: Conference Celebrating Victorian Women Writers in Honor of Linda Peterson (4/1/2016; 5/7-8/2016)


The 18th and 19th-Century Colloquium of the Yale English Department invites all to a conference celebrating Victorian Women Writers in honor of Linda Peterson.

Saturday, May 7– Sunday, May 8, 2016 at Yale University

The memorial conference is in honor of a late colleague, Linda Peterson, on May 7-8, 2016, in celebration of her final publication, The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women’s Writing, to be hosted by the 18-19th Century Colloquium. A member of the Yale community for 38 years, Linda was a scholar of Victorian prose and an authority on life writing; she served as English chair for seven years, helped shape Yale’s undergraduate writing program, and profoundly enhanced the scope and tenor of the department. She was a scholar, teacher, colleague, and friend. Please save the date for an opportunity to fête Linda in a context that reflects her wishes, honors her legacy, and lauds the publication of her final book.

Pre-registration for conference preferred by Friday, April 1, 2016. Please contact margaret.deli@yale.edu or natalie.prizel@yale.edu for details.

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