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  1. Interview about the “Ambiguous Dickens” - At last year's Dickens Symposium, the Dickens Society recorded a video interview with our editors Prof. Bauer and Prof. Zirker on the “Ambiguous Dickens.” You can watch online in the Dickens Society's Youtube channel. Continue Reading
  2. The preliminary programme for the 2019 Connotations Symposium is online - The symposium will be under the heading "Understanding (through) Annotations" and will take place in Tübingen later this summer. You can find the preliminary programme and more information at the symposium page. Continue Reading
  3. A literary advent calendar! - This December, we are happy to host the literary Advent Calendar of Tübingen University's English Department. This year's topic is "Bah, Humbug! - A Celebration of the Playful and Nonsensical." Go to our calendar page and open the doors to listen to our department's members and students recite some of the favorite bits of literary humbug! Continue Reading
  4. The Dickens Quarterly is looking for a new editor - Our colleagues from Dickens Quarterly (the official scholarly publication of the Dickens Society since 1970) are looking for a new editor to succeed David Paroissien. In their "Call for Expressions of Interest" they write: Suitable candidates for the editorship of Dickens Quarterly will have a distinguished record of scholarship in Dickens studies, will reflect a vibrant commitment to both the journal and the society, and will present an ambitious vision for the Dickens Quarterly – one that maintains the journal’s tradition of critical excellence while also working innovatively to engage younger scholars and adapt to the changing research environment. Candidates… Continue Reading