Free and Open to the Public: Friends of TED Fall Schedule
Posted: September 3, 2012
Department of English Adjunct Professor George Christian will lead four "Saturday Morning Literature Chats" on two books: La Cousine Bette and Dead Souls.
The discussions will be held September 15 & 22 as well as October 13 & 27. They are free and open to the public.
George Christian is a Plan II graduate of UT, where he also earned his law degree, M.A. in English, and Ph.D. in English. He is currently working toward a second Ph.D. in Modern European History. Christian is a practicing lawyer who has taught British Literature for five years, and he specializes in the nineteenth-century English novel. He has published numerous articles on Victorian novels by Carlyle, Dickens, Trollope, Hardy, and Gissing. His current research interests include the relationship of law and literature in the nineteenth-century English novel and the history of Scotland during the French Revolution. He won the Harry H. Ransom Teaching Award in 2011 and the Regent's Outstanding Teaching Award in 2012.