A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Leslie A. Marchand (Drew University, Nov. 2, 2017)

A Celebration of the Life and Legacy of  Leslie A. Marchand

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 4:30 p.m.

Drew University Library, United Methodist Archives and History Center,

Madison, New Jersey



The Thirteenth Leslie A. Marchand Memorial Lecture


Hermione de Almeida

Walter Professor Emerita of English and Comparative Literature,

The University of Tulsa

“Fluid Dynamics:  Evolutionary Physics in Byron”


Accompanied by

 A Showcase Exhibition of Leslie Marchand’s Papers and Ephemera


And the book launch for                 

 Leslie A. Marchand Memorial Lectures 2000-2015: A Legacy in Byron Studies, ed. Katherine Kernberger



Event Details:

Wine and Hors d’oeuvres Reception: 4:30-5:00 p.m., 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Marchand Showcase Exhibition:  4:30-5:00 p.m., 6:00-8:00 p.m., with remarks by the Special Collections staff

Lecture:  5:00 – 6:00 P.M.

Book Signing:  6:00 – 7:30 P.M.

Tours of the Byron Society Collection


RSVP by October 20, 2017 to Brian Shetler, bshetler@drew.edu, or call 973-408-3910


Directions to Drew University Library.  From New York City: Take NJ Transit from Penn Station to Madison, NJ.  The campus is a short cab ride from the train station. (Try Travelers Taxi at 973-908-9799.) Driving directions are available on the Drew website:  https://www.drew.edu/about/maps-directions. For hotel

accommodations, call the Madison Hotel at 1-800-526-0729 and ask for the Drew rate.

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