Friday, March 24, 2017
Session Topic: Emily Dickinson and Animals
Leader: Elizabeth Young is Carl M. and Elsie A. Small Professor of English at Mount Holyoke College. She is the author of Disarming the Nation: Women’s Writing and the American Civil War and Black Frankenstein: The Making of an American Metaphor, and co-author of On Alexander Gardner’s “Photographic Sketch Book” of the Civil War. She is completing a book on the representation of animals in nineteenth-century North America.