Frieze Lecture: Themes in world of Dickens
November 01, 2012
Dr. David Ellis, associate professor of history, spoke on Oct. 30 about the world Dickens inhabited, considering the key themes in British and global history at the time Dickens was active. The theme for the 15th annual lecture series — in the bicentennial year of Dickens' the birth — is "What the Dickens?" The next lecture in the series is at 2 p.m. on Nov. 6 at the Rock Island Public Library.