Meet the Prof: Suzette Henke, Virginia Woolf Among the Lunatics

Why have modern scholars so persistently analyzed Virginia Woolf’s mental distress as virtually unique – the affliction of a genius set apart from other men and women of the Victorian and Edwardian Age? Suzette Henke, Professor of English and Thruston Morton Chair of Literary Studies, will examine case histories and consider analogies between Woolf’s reported symptoms and those observed in patients admitted to institutional confinements at the turn of the last century.
When Mar 06, 2014
from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Where University Club
Contact Name
Contact Phone 852-2247
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Admission ($14 per person and $ 7 for students, check or cash) includes lunch. Reservations are required at least 3 days prior to the event. Please contact Janna Tajibaeva at 852-2247 or