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Alice UMons!

For those of you who were unable to attend the Alice conference at Mons University in Belgium, and were following our live tweeting on the edge of your seats, here is the promised video of Hayley Rushing’s presentation on “Speaking Illustrations: Performing Scriptocentrism in Le Gallienne’s Alice in Wonderland.”   The Q/A session is particularly good…. [read full post]

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Alice Is Everywhere (Blog & Podcast)

“Heather Haigha,” whom we had the great pleasure of meeting at our Spring meeting in the San Francisco Bay Area, writes a most delightful blog and every-other-weekly podcast called Alice Is Everywhere, which includes a chapter-by-chapter reading and discussion of both Alice books, as well as Carrollian tidings of the “real” world. Many fine things to be… [read full post]

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Charles Blackman, Artist

Charles Blackman, the midcentury Australian painter known for his 1950s Alice in Wonderland series, is 88 years old and still working, despite suffering from dementia. The National Gallery of Victoria published a book of his Wonderland paintings in 2007. Now artist David Bromley has partnered with Blackman and offers original art, a limited edition series of… [read full post]

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Numbers in Wonderland

Fedde Benedictus, a Dutch PhD student, writes a fine a blog called “The Tricycle Down The Rabbit Hole,” in which he “seeks to combine Alice in Wonderland with the philosophy of mathematics.” Visit here.

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Alice and Puns and Rock’n’Roll

Alice and the Graceful White Rabbit is a thorough, fun, and mostly faithful retelling of Lewis Carroll’s classic tale. But Carroll’s Victorian language and all references to British culture are gone. Written in contemporary English, this new version embeds, with varying degrees of subtlety, several hundred references to the songs and artists that make up… [read full post]

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Spring Meeting in SF Viewable on YouTube

The wonderful Spring 2017 meeting at the Koret Auditorium at the San Francisco Public Library was kindly recorded by their staff and posted to their YouTube channel. The talks are: Peter Hanff “A New Wonderland; or, L. Frank Baum’s Adventures in Phunniland” Panel: Daniel Singer, Andrew Ogus, and Jonathan Dixon “Looking-Glass House: The Lost Manuscript”… [read full post]

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