News Release from Central Dickens Fellowship, Chicago:
The Chicago branch of the Dickens Fellowship will host the International Conference at Loyola University’s Lakeshore Campus, Wednesday, July 16 through Monday, July 21, 2014.
- Lillian Nayder, Catherine Dickens biographer
- Dr. Malcolm Andrews, Emeritus Professor, University of Kent
- Dr. Jennifer Conary, Assistant Professor of English, DePaul University
- Lucinda Dickens Hawksley, Dickens biographer and direct descendant
Performances include two one-act plays:
- an adaption of “David Copperfield” by Dr. Peter Baker
- Dickens’s “Is She His Wife” at Chicago’s City Lit Theater.
We will also visit the grave site of Charles Dickens’s brother, Augustus Dickens.
Booking forms and information about the venue can be found the Central Dickens Fellowship Website.
Registration will remain open until April 1, 2014.