Victorian Women Writers conference in honor of Linda Peterson, May 7-8, Yale University

All are invited to attend a memorial conference in honor of Linda Peterson, on May 7-8, 2016, in celebration of her final publication, The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Women’s Writing, to be hosted by the 18-19th Century Colloquium.

A member of the Yale community for 38 years, Linda was a scholar of Victorian prose and an authority on life writing; she served as English chair for seven years, helped shape Yale’s undergraduate writing program, and profoundly enhanced the scope and tenor of the Yale English Department. She was a scholar, teacher, colleague, and friend. Please save May 7-8 for an opportunity to fête Linda in a context that reflects her wishes, honors her legacy, and lauds the publication of her final book!

Please contact Margaret Deli ( or Natalie Prizel ( to register (free of charge.) Attached is the conference poster

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