Sunday, 28 December
272. Dickens and Science
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Taylor A and B, Hilton
Program arranged by the Dickens Society
Presiding: Elsie Browning Michie, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge
1. “Toward a Literary Anthropology of Freedom and Choice: Dickens’s Novel of Constraint,” Regenia Gagnier, Univ. of Exeter
2. “Dickens, Darwin, and Our Mutual Friend,” Sally Ledger, Univ. of London, Royal Holloway Coll.
3. “Dickens in Quarantine: Social Theory, Narrative Acts, Little Dorrit,” Erika J. Wright, Univ. of Southern California