For those of you who could not attend the amazing spring meeting at the University of Maryland this past April, fear not! UMD graciously filmed all the talks and are now available for viewing on YouTube! Relive the magic that is a bunch of Carrollians talking about Alice.
Our Fall meeting in New York is shaping up to be a great one! We now have a confirmed slate of speakers, so make your plans now. Meeting will be October 15, 2016 at NYU’s Fales Library. Speakers will be: Marvin Taylor and his colleague will speak about the exhibition they mounted in the Bobst… [read full post]
These days its seems that everyone wants to make creative photographic alterations to any number of subjects, however far too often these creations take on a life of their own and through the internet version of the game of telephone become ‘real’. Alan Beechey has recently posted an article on his blog that debunks several… [read full post]
The book The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and the Secret History of Wonderland has just been published in the UK, and will be available here in the US on June 1st – how typical 🙂 For those in the UK you can purchase it here now. On March 22, the Guardian published an lengthy review of… [read full post]
A new paper has been published by Stephanie L. Schatz, a research fellow at Purdue, and she has graciously provided us with a link to the paper. Abstract below: This essay reads Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) alongside influential mid-century Victorian psychology studies—paying special attention to those that Carroll owned—in order to trace the divergence of… [read full post]
Quite a nice article in Forbes that discusses Anya in Wonderland by Nabokov under pseudonym, Dali, Steadman, and more at the Harry Ransom Center at UT Austin now through July 6th. For those attending the Spring meeting you’ll get to visit up close and personal as this is where the meeting takes place!
There was a discussion of Alice at 11am ET on February 25 on The Diane Rehm Show on NPR. Special guests Rosemary Jann – professor of English at George Mason University, John Pfordrescher – professor of English at Georgetown University, and Lizzie Skurnick editor-in-chief Lizzie Skurnick Books. Also be sure to check out the article on Alice in… [read full post]
For the Francophone members, a new radio show about Carroll, photography, and mathematics by Patrick Roegiers and Jacques Roubaud. Originally broadcast on January 2, 2015, this program is available until September 27, 2017 so hurry! If the embedded player doesn’t work, direct link here.
A new documentary by broadcaster and journalist Martha Kearney and featuring Morton Cohen will be broadcast on BBC 2 at 9 pm on Saturday, January 31.
Carrollians rejoice! Edward Wakeling’s new Carroll biography has been published! Well, in the UK, not available here until Jan 28, 2015, but still. As Edward says in his interview with the Independent: “It is about time we cleared up, once and for all, the pervading false myth about his unhealthy relationship with children…” Thank goodness!… [read full post]