It is with great sadness that we report the passing of a great Carrollian and a true mensch: Donald Rackin passed away on November 23, 2022, at the age of… [read full post]
The Blog of the LCSNA
Posts about Carroll-related study resources
The Tricycle Down the Rabbit Hole
Fedde Benedictus’s site “The Tricycle Down the Rabbit Hole” contains musings on various topics from the perspective of a philosopher of physics. His “Numbers in Wonderland” thread has five episodes… [read full post]
Fall 2021 Meeting Now Viewable Online!
Yes, all our fabulous Fall 2021 speakers and presentations are now visible on our YouTube channel. Click here for the playlist. (And if you still want more, the earlier Spring… [read full post]
An Undebatable Success
Over 100 attendees from twelve countries watched in rapt attention on July 24 as four Carrollian titans amicably argued over which is the more scholastically significant, culturally compelling, engrossingly eloquent,… [read full post]
Looking-Glass Sesquicentenary Conference (online)
This conference, organized by Dr Franziska Kohlt, will take place on the 4th and 5th of November. Hosted by the University of York (UK), all talks and associated events will… [read full post]
The (Red) Queen’s Gambit
The Rev. Ivor Davies (1923-2005), vicar of Hay-on-Wye, had lifelong interests in both chess and the works of Lewis Carroll. His scholarly musings on the subject have been published in… [read full post]
V&A Online Forum: Creating Wonderlands
An all-day online symposium with many speakers, including illustrator Chris Riddell and Dr Kiera Vaclavik, will be held on Friday, April 30 in association with the V&A’s Alice: Curiouser and… [read full post]
Online Lecture: Exploring Wonderlands: Alice on Stage and Screen
In this Zoom talk from the V&A, Simon Sladen explores the many adaptations of Carroll’s tale, from 1886’s inaugural stage production to 2020’s Alice in Streamingland created during lockdown. Key… [read full post]
What the Dickens?
Dr. Edward Guiliano, one of the longtime editors of the Dickens Studies Annual: Essays on Victorian Fiction (DSA), has issued a call for scholarly essays on Through the Looking-Glass in… [read full post]
The Mystery of Edwin D.
No, this is not about the famed novel by the “other” 19th-century Charles D., but to announce the biography of Charles L. Dodgson’s youngest brother, Edwin. The illustrious Edward Wakeling,… [read full post]