University of Rochester

EVENT: "Always Suspect Everyone": Sex and Sensibility in Dickens

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, in the Welles-Brown Room in Rush Rhees Library on the University of Rochesterís River Campus

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public
Note: Parking is available on University lots weeknights after 7 p.m.

April 12, 2005

James Eli Adams, a former Rhodes Scholar and associate professor of English at Cornell University, will lecture on " 'Always Suspect Everyone': Sex and Sensibility in Dickens" at 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, in the Welles-Brown Room in Rush Rhees Library on the University of Rochesterís River Campus.

Adams is the author of A History of Victorian Literature and an editor of Sexualities in Victorian Britain. His book Dandies and Desert Saints: Styles of Victorian Masculinity was selected as Outstanding Academic Book for 1996 by the American Library Associationís Choice magazine.

Adams holds a Bachelor of Science degree in literature and mathematics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology; a Bachelor of Arts in English language and literature from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar from 1977 to 1979; and his masterís and doctoral degrees from Cornell University.

The program is free and open to the public and is presented by the George H. Ford Fund for Visiting Scholars in the graduate program of the Department of English. For more information, contact (585) 275-4092.




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