Thursday, January 26, 2012

Display in Jackson Library Opens "A Dickens of a Celebration" at UNCG


UNCG's celebration of the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens opens with "Windows to the World: The Immortal Works of Charles Dickens" now on exhibit in the Hodges Reading Room on the second floor of Jackson Library through March 30. Exhibited are a number of items from the Special Collections in Jackson Library, as well as items from local collectors. Browse a catalog of the exhibit here. "A Dickens of a Celebration" will continue with a series of programs sponsored by the University Libraries, the English Department, the Freshman Seminar Program, the Atlantic World Research Network, the Friends of the UNCG Libraries, the Greensboro Public Library and others. For a schedule of events, including visits by novelist Matthew Pearl and scholars Eliot Engel and Eileen Gillooly, as well as a birthday party, a book discussion and films at the Greensboro Public Library, see http://tinyurl.com/DickensUNCG or http://www.uncgfol.blogspot.com/2012/01/dickens-of-celebration.html

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