Hofstra English Professors Alice Levine and Julia Markus (pictured above, l-r) will be guest presenters at next week’s conference at Drew University, Collecting Byron: A Conference in Celebration of the Byron Society Collection.
On Friday, April 11, Dr. Levine will present the Ninth Leslie A. Marchand Memorial Lecture, “Selecting Byron.” Dr. Levine’s research focuses on 18th- and 19th-century English Romanticism, especially the work of Lord Byron. She is the editor of Byron’s Poetry and Prose, A Norton Critical Edition (2009); coeditor of Manuscripts of the Younger Romantics: A Facsimile of Manuscripts in the Pierpont Morgan Library, Volumes I-IV (1986-88); and coeditor of Rereading Byron: Essays Selected From Hofstra University’s Byron Bicentennial Conference (1993). Dr. Levine serves on the board of directors for the Byron Society of America.
On Saturday, April 12, Professor Markus will present “Collecting Lady Byron’s Papers: The ends (and end) of letter writing” as part of a panel discussion on Editing and Writing Byron. Professor Markus’s latest book is a biography about the trials and tribulations of Lady Byron.
More information on Collecting Byron is available here.