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Transoceanic Trauma, Haunted Waters: Enslavement, Impressment, and Whaling in Elizabeth Gaskell's Sylvia's Lovers

Saturday, March 23, 2024
4:45 pm
Hyatt Regency Cincinnati, 151 West Fifth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Join us for a keynote speech at the annual meeting of the Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies (INCS) Association, with a reception following.

The inaugural Sara E. Nance Eminent Professor of English at William & Mary from 2017-22, Deborah Denenholz Morse was designated a Plumeri Faculty Excellence Scholar a second time for the years 2022-24. On the heels of her first set of lectures for The Great Courses, The Brontës: Romantic Passion and Social Justice (Audible, 2021), she is continuing her publicly engaged scholarship in a second series, entitled “Victorian Animals: Social Critique from Black Beauty to ‘The Owl and the Pussycat’” (forthcoming in 2024). She is also the author of two scholarly monographs, editor or coeditor of six essay collections, and has published very widely in nineteenth-century studies, with multiple projects in progress.

Sponsored by Nevin Clark Capstone Fund in English, The Humanities Center, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Office of the Provost

Deborah Denenholz Morse
Deborah Denenholz Morse
Professor of English at the College of William & Mary