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  • Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: Zoom

This Sunday, October 18, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time, C19: The Society of Nineteenth-Century Americanists and Penn English will co-host a virtual roundtable in memory of Amy Kaplan.

The event will be moderated by Susan Gillman of the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Priscilla Wald of Duke University. Eight of Amy’s colleagues in the field of American Studies, including two current members of the Penn English faculty and several of Amy’s former students, will read passages from her work and offer their reflections and memories. It’ll be a lovely occasion to celebrate Amy through her brilliant writing and her impact on several generations of her fellow scholars.

Here’s the lineup:

Nancy Bentley, University of Pennsylvania
Carla Peterson, University of Maryland, College Park
Jennifer James, George Washington University
Thomas Dichter, Harvard University
Emily Ogden, University of Virginia
David Kazanjian, University of Pennsylvania
Anna Brickhouse, University of Virginia
Phil Maciak, Washington University in St. Louis

Please register here to receive the Zoom link for the event.

In case you can’t make it on Sunday, the event will be recorded and made publicly available for streaming.