An Un-Birthday Present

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When

Thursday, October 15, 2020 from 7:00pm - 7:30pm

Where

Online

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Event typeLecture/Discussion
SeriesRites of Reading: Elephant, Donkey, Bull Moose, and Others

Join August Imholtz, president of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America and Jan Susina, professor of English (Illinois State University) to learn about the publication and history of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1866).

This event is one in the series "Rites of Reading: Elephant, Donkey, Bull Moose, and Others," in the context of the Democracy & Debate theme semester. Guest speakers examine how animal stories — fable, folk tale, fantasy, picture and chapter book adventures — have shaped U.S. presidents and their children.

These online lectures offered by the Residential College are part of an upper-level writing requirement and are also available to the public.

Detail from an image in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, authored by Lewis Carroll with illustrations by John Tennial.

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