Dr. Linda Shires, chair of the English Department at Stern College for Women, recently published Perspectives: Modes of Viewing and Knowing in 19th Century England. (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2009). A review of Erik Gray’s Milton and the Victorians will soon appear in Victorians Institute Journal. Her essay “Conrad’s Theatre of Masculinities” is forthcoming from Palgrave in 2011 in Masculinity and the Victorian Novel, ed. Phillip Mallet. She recently ran a panel: “Literary Form and the Social: Victorian Poetry” and gave a paper “Hardy, Interrupted” at the Modern Language Association convention in Philadelphia. In January, Shires taught a two-day seminar “Remembering Shoah: Representing the Holocaust” at Princeton University for the Teachers as Scholars Program.

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