Lectures & Conferences

 

One of Lady Diana Beauclerk's drawings for The Mysterious Mother

Horace Walpole’s The Mysterious Mother: A Mini-conference 

Thursday, May 3, 2018
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The Yale Center for British Art
1080 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT 06510
 
Organized by Jill Campbell, Professor of English, Yale University
and
Cynthia Roman, Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Paintings, The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
 
Session 1: Reading The Mysterious Mother
10 AM to 12 PM
YCBA Lecture Hall
 

Chair: Jill Campbell, Professor of English, Yale University

Panelists:

Nicole Garret, Lecturer, Department of English, SUNY Stony Brook

Cheryl Nixon, Associate Provost, Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Matthew Reeve, Associate Professor Art History, Queen’s University

Dale Townshend, Professor of Gothic Literature, Manchester Metropolitan University

Nicole Wright, Assistant Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder

LUNCH 12:00 PM
 
BREAKOUT SESSION – Attendance is limited, and advance registration is required. Register here
 
1:15 PM 
YCBA Study Room, 2nd floor 
Diana Beauclerk’s drawings of The Mysterious Mother 
Cynthia Roman, Curator of Prints, Drawings, and Paintings, The Lewis Walpole Library
 
Session 2:  Staging The Mysterious Mother
2 PM to 4 PM
YCBA Lecture Hall
 

Chair: Misty Anderson, Lindsay Young Professor of English, University of Tennessee

Panelists:

Al Coppola, Associate Professor of English, John Jay College, CUNY

Marcie Frank, Professor of English, Concordia University

Judith Hawley, Professor of English, Royal Holloway, University of London

Jean Marsden, Professor of English, University of Connecticut

David Worrall, Professor Emeritus, Nottingham Trent University

Open to the public.

Please contact Cynthia Roman with any questions about this program. 

Be sure to attend Horace Walpole’s The Mysterious Mother: A Staged Reading being held Wednesday, May 2. For more information about this performance, please see our Concerts & Performances page