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2009
Sunday, August 9th
8:30 AM

Coffee and Refreshments

Feinstein Center 400

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Panel 9: Otherworldly and Intertextual Dickens

Meoghan Cronin, Saint Anselm College

Feinstein Center 400

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Panel Members:
David J. Smith, Pennsylvania State University
“The Ghost of an Idea”: Visions of the Shadowy World from A Christmas Carol to Bleak House
Kit Polga, Springfield Technical Community College, and Barbara Crippen, Memphis University School
Dickens and Balzac: Corruption and Seduction in Bleak House and Le Père Goriot
Nancee Reeves, Purdue University
The Bloody Specter of Sweeney Todd in Dickens’s A Tale of Two Cities

10:30 AM

Coffee Break

Feinstein Center 400

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM

Panel 10: Representation and the Visual Dickens

Robert Reeder, Providence College

Feinstein Center 400

10:45 AM - 12:25 PM

Panel Members:
Tracy Miller, New York University
Metonymy, pathetic fallacy, and “what the waves were always saying” in Dombey and Son
Letitia Henville, University of Toronto
A Second Metonym: Tom-all-Alone’s, Poor Jo, and Mid-Victorian Representations of Poverty
Mark Cronin, Saint Anselm College
Turning Peggotty’s Boat Right Side Up: Hablot K. Browne and the Overturned Boat House of David Copperfield
André DeCuir, Muskingum College
Dickens and the Pre-Raphaelite Aesthetic Revisited: The Mystery of Edwin Drood

12:30 PM

Lunch

Feinstein Center 400

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

3:00 PM

Providence Trolley Tour

Corner of Fountain and Eddy Sts., Providence

3:00 PM

Optional Activity: Providence Trolley Tour
Tour meets at the corner of Fountain and Eddy Streets, behind the Biltmore Hotel
401.421.3825
$18.00