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Fall 2014 Newsletter







The Leslie Center for the Humanities
Dartmouth College
6240 Haldeman Center, Room 263
Hanover, NH 03755
Tel. 603-646-0896
Fax. 603-646-0998

The Long Nineteenth Century


19th Century Study Group Meeting

Guest: James Heffernan

Readings: Chapter 7

Tuesday, September 30

Haldeman 246

 12:00 - 1:30pm

This workshop brings together faculty whose expertise and interests fall into the long nineteenth century, regardless of geographical area of specialization. The interdisciplinary group will provide opportunities to examine current field-defining and field-defying paradigms. The group is open to tenure and tenure-track faculty, will convene twice per quarter, and discuss members' work-in-progress as well as scholarship currently emerging in the wider discipline(s).


2014-2015 Events:

  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014: James Heffernan (Professor of English, Emeritus) new book, Hospitality and Treachery in Western Literature. Please register at
  • Tuesday, October 21: a discussion of "The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century" by J├╝rgen Osterhammel and Patrick Camiller
  • Tuesday, January 20
  • Tuesday, February 24
  • Tuesday, March 31
  • Tuesday, April 21

Facilitators: Colleen G. Boggs, Robert Bonner and Katherine Hornstein.


Fin du travail (The End of the Working Day) by Jules Breton, 1887

Last Updated: 7/23/14