Susan Whyman 2/17/10
Susan Whyman, Independent Historian "New Thoughs about Popular Literacy in England (1660-1800)"
Location: 210 Dickinson Hall
Date/Time: 2010-02-17 at 12:00 pm - 2010-02-17 at 1:15 pm
Susan E. Whyman is an independent historian, formerly of Princeton University, where she received both M.A. and Ph.D degrees. She is interested in making history come alive by presenting the 'voices' of people in the past. Whyman lectures and publishes widely, both in England and the U.S. on letters and British culture. She is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society and the author of The Pen and the People: English Letter Writers; Sociability and Power: The Cultural Worlds of the Verneys; and Walking the Streets of Eighteenth-Century London, co-edited with Clare Brant. All of her books are published by Oxford University Press. (Amazon.com)Category: Series